How to Read Paintings provides a fascinating analysis of a variety of paintings made in the Western tradition. From works by Raphael to Monet, this wide-ranging book will introduce you to a selection of paintings and teach you how to understand their meaning.

How to Read Paintings

Explore the meaning of fifteen different artworks by taking a look at what the pictures actually show, including their symbolism, stories and composition.

Dip in at random or read from beginning to end, How to Read Paintings 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.

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How to Read Paintings by Christopher Jones

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