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Great Paintings Explained: Learn to read paintings through some of art's most famous works (Looking at Art) Kindle Edition
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From paintings by Botticelli to Van Gogh, Great Paintings Explained explores what the pictures actually show by delving into the myths, symbolism and stories behind fifteen different works of art.
The Night Café by Vincent van Gogh
Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons) by Wassily Kandinsky
Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
At the Moulin Rouge by Toulouse-Lautrec
Judith and Holofernes by Gustav Klimt
Self-Portrait by Rembrandt
... and many more.
Great Paintings Explained is an accessible tour of some of the most beautiful objects in art. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced art-lover, this book has something for everyone.
**Note: Images in e-book are shown in full colour.
About the author
Christopher P Jones is a writer, art critic and art historian. He has been looking at and writing about art for over 20 years. His particular areas of interests are 20th century German Expressionism, 19th century French art, and contemporary painting. He is currently working on an idiosyncratic guide to the National Gallery, London.
- ASIN : B09BVR3BDN
- Publisher : Thinksheet (September 15, 2021)
- Publication date : September 15, 2021
- Language : English
- File size : 32509 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 133 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #42,542 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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