New York: DK Publishing, Inc, 1999. First American edition. Leather bound. 512pp. Quarto [30.5 cm] Blue leather with raised bands and gilt stamped titles and ornamentation on the spine and front cover. All edges gilt. Orange moire endpapers. Near fine condition. The gilt on the text block edges is just a little scratched. Item #40867
A book, according to Sister Wendy, in which the pictures alone matter, and the aim of the text is to keep you in the presence of the painting.