The Complete Works

The term body of work ( sometimes called oeuvre; oeuvre of French, originally from Latin opera =, effort, work ' ) is the sum of all the creative productions of an artist. The complete work includes works that are not listed in the catalog of works, so as sketches and studies for a painting.

A misplaced in bookstores literary oeuvre is called total output. It includes the unabridged edition of the complete works of an author or a certain genre ( drama, letters, and so on ).

Related terms

A work of art combines various art forms (such as music, theater and so on ) into a harmonious whole.

The term life's work is broader and renames all the services of a person, such as in social, artistic or scientific fields.