50 Paintings You Should Know book
Wadsworth Atheneum

50 Paintings You Should Know

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Author: Kristina Lowis & Tamsin Pickeral

Description: Great paintings are a mirror of their time. They harbor stories and mysteries, give rise to scandal, acquire celebrity or attract criticism. This volume presents a fascinating selection of major works since the early Renaissance and offers a balanced panorama of the history of art.

With high-quality illustrations, artists' biographies, illuminating background references and a glossary of important terms, movements and techniques, this accessible overview is an entertaining and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy.


Publisher: Prestel; New edition (March 15, 2016)
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160