50 Paintings You Should Know

50 Paintings You Should Know

by Kristina Lowis, Tamsin Pickeral
     
 

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Now available in an updated edition, this generously illustrated book is a tour of the most important Western paintings since the Renaissance. Spanning seven centuries, this selection of 50 iconic paintings offers readers a crash course in art history while presenting gorgeous color reproductions that are a pleasure to contemplate. Starting with Giotto's Arena…  See more details below

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Now available in an updated edition, this generously illustrated book is a tour of the most important Western paintings since the Renaissance. Spanning seven centuries, this selection of 50 iconic paintings offers readers a crash course in art history while presenting gorgeous color reproductions that are a pleasure to contemplate. Starting with Giotto's Arena Chapel frescoes and continuing through Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring as well as works by Monet, van Gogh, Cassatt, Cézanne, Dalí, Kahlo, Hopper, Pollock, Rothko, and O'Keeffe, nearly every important painter is represented in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791381701
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
03/15/2016
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,158,762
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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