Understanding Paintings

Understanding Paintings

Themes in Art Explored and Explained

Book - 2000
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A book which discusses the entire history of painting by genre rather than chronology, this fresh approach gives readers a new, enlightened way to view and understand the language of art through the ages. Subject matters discussed include religious art, myth and allegories, the nude, history painting, still life, portraiture, landscape, genre and abstraction. 550 color illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill, 2000
ISBN: 9780823055791
Characteristics: 272 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Sturgis, Alexander
Clayson, Hollis 1946-


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