A comprehensive survey of the National Gallery's masterpieces, revised and expanded to include key acquisitions from the past fifteen years. The permanent collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington features works by the greatest masters of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present, including Leonardo da Vinci, Vermeer, Titian, el Greco, Rembrandt, Rubens, Manet, van Gogh, Cezanne, and Picasso, not to mention a wealth of American paintings and an expanding array of photography and contemporary art. The museum's collection also reflects centuries of achievement in sculpture and the decorative and graphic arts. The National Gallery of Art ranks among the finest museums in the world, and its treasures are viewed each year by millions of visitors. 315 illustrations, 312 in color.Thames and Hudson Staff is the author of 'National Gallery of Art ' with ISBN 9780500203903 and ISBN 0500203903.