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The following sources were used for compiling the text. All the books in the left-hand column of this page are linked to All the books linked in the right-hand column are linked the Of course, if you see any book on one side of this page, you can always search for it on the other side.

The Encyclopedia of Visual Art, Set, London, 1983 (

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford Paperback Reference) (
Ed. Ian CHILVERS, Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1996.

The Penguin Dictionary of Art And Artists: Seventh Edition (Dictionary, Penguin) (
Peter and Linda MURRAY, Penguin Books, London, 1993.

The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists (The World of Art Series) (
Ed. Herbert READ, Thames and Hudson Limited, London, 1994.

The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance (World of Art)
( Ed. J. R. HALE, Thames and Hudson Limited, London, 1981.

The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (World of Art) (
Edward LUCIE-SMITH, Thames and Hudson Limited, London, 1988.

Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art (
René HUYGHE, Hamlyn, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1964;

The Handbook of Italian Renaissance Painters (
Karl Ludwig GALLWITZ, Prestel Verlag, Munich, London, New York, 1999;

Hall's Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art (
James HALL, John Murray Publishers Ltd., London, 1974;

Saints & Scoundrels of the Bible: The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Dastardly (

Atlas of Western Art History: Artists, Sites and Movements from Ancient Greece to the Modern Age (
John STEER and Antony WHITE, Facts on File, Inc., New York, 1994.

Early Flemish Painting (Smart) (
Jean-Claude FRČRE, Éditions Terrail, Paris, 1997;

Die Erfindung des Gemäldes: Das erste Jahrhundert der niederländischen Malerei ( Hans BELTING, Christiane KRUSE, Hirmer Verlag München, 1994;

From Van Eyck to Bruegel: Early Netherlandish Painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bruegal and his Age (
Teréz GERSZI, Corvina Press, Budapest, 1970;

Dutch Painting (World of Art) (
R. H. FUCHS, Thames and Hudson Limited, London, 1978;

Dutch Painting, 1600-1800 (The Yale University Press Pelican History)
Seymour Slive

The Art of the Dutch Republic 1585-1718 (
Mariet Westerman, Everyman Art Library, Orion Publishing Group, London, 1996;

Dutch Genre Paintings in Hungarian Museums (
Miklós MOJZER, Corvina Press, Budapest, 1967;

Painting in Spain, 1500-1700 (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art) (
Jonathan BROWN, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, 1998;

Islamic Arts from Spain (

Spanish Painting from the Primitives to Ribera (
Mariann H. TAKÁCS, Corvina Press, Budapest, 1966 (in Hungarian);

Spanish masters from Zurbaran to Goya (
Mariann H. TAKÁCS, Corvina Press, Budapest, 1966 (in Hungarian);

Manet/Velazquez: The French Taste for Spanish Painting (amazon fr.)
Gary Tinterow 

French Paintings of the 17th Century (
Christopher WRIGHT, Orbis, London, 1985;

Early French painting (amazon
Edit LAJTA, Corvina Press, Budapest, 1977.

Meisterwerke der altdeutschen Malerei (amazon de.)
Gerhard ULRICH, Somogy Verlag, Paris, Hamburg, 1957.


The National Gallery Companion Guide (National Gallery Company) (
Erika LANGMUIR, National Gallery Publications Ltd., London, 1994;

One Hundred Details: From the National Gallery, London (

The Wallace Collection: A Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings (amazon
Joanne Hedley

Louvre: 400 Masterpieces
( Daniel Soulie

The Louvre: European Paintings (
Michel LACLOTTE and Jean-Pierre CUZIN, Scala Publications Ltd., London, 1993;

Russian Genre Painting in the Nineteenth Century (Oxford Historical Monographs) (
Dr. Rosalind Grey

Fragments of Some Hermitage Paintings (
N. NIKULIN, Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad, 1970;

Sacred Distance: Representing the Virgin in Italian Altarpieces, C. 1300-c. 1630 (

Rosemary Muir Wright

Daniel Libeskind: Jewish Museum, Berlin - Between the Lines (Architecture S.) (

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