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By Jerrilynn Denise Dodds

This fantastically illustrated quantity is far greater than the catalog of an exhibition of Spain's Islamic paintings that used to be held on the Alhambra and on the Metropolitan Museum of artwork in manhattan this summer season. It opens with a good ancient define of Islamic Spain, divided into sections via interval; every one part is written via a number one student and through a dialogue of the attribute arts, structure, fortifications, etc. the following 4 articles at the Alhambra itself supply the easiest research of the topic in English. The catalog is exactly reproduced, with pictures of the very best quality. That it collects in a single quantity works of art which are so commonly dispersed is an immense fulfillment, specially simply because there's no institute in Spain dedicated to the artwork of the Islamic centuries. Designed for either pupil and lay reader, it's the most vital quantity to be produced at the topic and belongs in each artwork and educational library for its contribution to either heritage and artwork.

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34. 35. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. y. 40. y. 41. Grand Dukes on the Portico o f the Mûcsarnok; Vasârnayi Üjsâg '1896/20, y. 328. OSZK First exhibition in the old Mûcsarnok; Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1896/48, y. 797■ OSZK Flower Exhibition in the sculyture hall o f the Mûcsarnok, Vasârnayi Ujsag, 1904/19■ y. 315. , front y age. OSZK Count Gyula Andrâssy and Benczûr>• in: Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1914/6. 105. The Funeral o f Kâroly Lotz; in: Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1904/43. y. 733. OSZK Munkâcsy's Bier, Funeral Procession; Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1900/19\ y ■ 512.

From 1955 until my retirement in 19971 worked as an official at the Mucsarnok, in my last years as head o f the art department, but in practice an organizer o f exhibitions all along. From even earlier, from 1950 1 worked as a freelance lecturer at exhibitions, and proclaimed false doctrines along with many fellow art historians, students and beginning graduates both. We did not take that to be more o f an ethical offense than taking small parts in any kind o f a play is for theatrical students.

41. Grand Dukes on the Portico o f the Mûcsarnok; Vasârnayi Üjsâg '1896/20, y. 328. OSZK First exhibition in the old Mûcsarnok; Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1896/48, y. 797■ OSZK Flower Exhibition in the sculyture hall o f the Mûcsarnok, Vasârnayi Ujsag, 1904/19■ y. 315. , front y age. OSZK Count Gyula Andrâssy and Benczûr>• in: Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1914/6. 105. The Funeral o f Kâroly Lotz; in: Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1904/43. y. 733. OSZK Munkâcsy's Bier, Funeral Procession; Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1900/19\ y ■ 512. OSZK The Fancy Dress Celebration; Vasârnayi Üjsâg 1897/13, March 28.

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