A History of Art for Beginners and Students Painting

A History of Art for Beginners and Students Painting

by Clara Erskine Clement Waters
     
 

In speaking of Painting, just here I wish to include the more general idea of pictures of various sorts, and it seems to me that while picture-making belongs to the fine or beautiful arts, it is now made a very useful art in many ways. For example, when a school-book is illustrated, how much more easily we understand the subject we are studying through the help we get… See more details below

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In speaking of Painting, just here I wish to include the more general idea of pictures of various sorts, and it seems to me that while picture-making belongs to the fine or beautiful arts, it is now made a very useful art in many ways. For example, when a school-book is illustrated, how much more easily we understand the subject we are studying through the help we get from pictures of objects or places that we have not seen, and yet wish to know about. Pictures of natural scenery bring all countries before our eyes in such a way that by looking at them, while reading books of travel, we may know a great deal more about lands we have never seen, and may never be able to visit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012719119
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
12/07/2010
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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