Paintings That Changed the World looks at ninety of history's greatest masterpieces to explain just what makes them great. Brief, informative essays examine each work from historic and cultural perspectives and offer intriguing observations and interesting anecdotes about the artists and their eras. Beautiful full-page, color reproductions accompany each essay and additional illustrations shed light on how.and why.the paintings remain influential. This stylish volume is an indispensable and compelling introduction to the world of art.
Paperback, 192 pages, 19,5 x 24,5 cm, 199 color illustrations, 55 b/w illustrations
$ 19.95* | £ 14.99* (* recommended retail price)
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US March 01, 2011