How to Read Paintings by Christopher Jones

How to Read Paintings

How to Read Paintings provides a fascinating analysis of fifteen paintings made in the Western tradition. From works by Raphael to Klimt, Dürer to Monet, this wide-ranging book looks at what the pictures actually show, including their symbolism, stories and composition.

“How to Read Paintings is an excellent book. Christopher Jones style of writing is engaging and inspiring. A very interesting book – highly recommended!” ★★★★★ recent reviewer

“In a very clear language the book guides you to look at art from a new perspective. It is like having a storyteller for the paintings. ” ★★★★★ recent reviewer

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How to Read Paintings PDF

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