100 Masterpieces National Galleries of Scotland Paperback Collection Book
This lavishly illustrated book contains one hundred of the National Galleries of Scotland’s greatest and best-loved treasures. The selection made by the Director-General Sir John Leighton is intended to evoke the special character of the collection at the National Galleries with its distinctive interplay between Scottish and international art as well as the many conversations that it establishes between the art of the past and the present.
Sir John Leighton is Director-General of the National Galleries of Scotland. He was formerly Director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and Curator of nineteenth-century paintings at the National Gallery in London. He is the author of numerous publications and exhibition catalogues on nineteenth-century art.
Not only does this book provide a fascinating introduction to the national collection but it is also an accessible and informative introduction to the history of art.
Publication date: May 2015
28 x 24.5 cm
240 printed pages
National Galleries of Scotland
Sir John Leighton, Director-General of National Galleries of Scotland