A flat drawing of a woman in an orange dress and blue embellished wrap and head scarf kneels before a small fire and pot. Other pots and food surround her. The wall behind is yellow and the title is in the top right.

Chester Beatty Library Book of Days

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This beautifully illustrated book of days contains some of the finest paintings from the Chester Beatty Library’s collection. Featuring 56 carefully reproduced works in a week-to-view format, it highlights the best of the world’s art and artists with short descriptions of each piece.

The Chester Beatty Library is the pre-eminent Irish institution promoting the appreciation and understanding of world cultures, and it contains some of the finest treasures of the great traditions and religions of the world. The collections were bequeathed to the Irish people and entrusted to the care of the State by Chester Beatty (1875-1968), who was a successful American mining engineer, collector and philanthropist.

With space to write notes for every day of the year, complete with engravings, small colour details and softly tinted and decorated pages, this book of days is a volume to use again and again - and to treasure for always.


Author: Chester Beatty Library

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Gill Books

ISBN: 9780717180462

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