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Taking an unique photographic method of glance intimately at definite themes, those 4 interesting books supply deeper figuring out and richer delight in the worlds of structure, paintings, well-known artists, and myths and legends. writer BIO: Robert Cumming has been the chairman of Christie's schooling, London, studied paintings background at Cambridge collage, and his books have gained a number of overseas awards and comprise Just glance, simply Imagine, and Looking into Paintings.

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Andrews pp66–67: Mr. and Mrs. Andrews, Thomas Gainsborough, NGL p67: Self-Portrait, Gainsborough, Royal Academy of paintings, London/ BAL pp68–69: The scan with an Air Pump pp68–69: An test on a chook within the Air Pump, Joseph Wright of Derby, NGL p69: Portrait of Joseph Wright, HD pp70–71: The Oath of Horatii pp70–71: The Oath of Horatii, Jacques-Louis David, ML/© Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris p71: Self-Portrait, David, ML/Giraudon/ BAL pp72–73: Hannibal Crossing the Alps pp72–73: storm from snow: Hannibal and his military Crossing the Alps, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Tate Gallery, London p73: Self-Portrait, Turner, Tate Gallery, London/BAL pp74–75: The 3rd of might 1808 pp74–75: The 3rd of may perhaps, 1808 in Madrid: The Executions on Príncipe Pío Hill, Francisco de Goya, MP p75: Self-Portrait, Goya, genuine pp80–81: The Awakening sense of right and wrong pp80–81: The Awakening judgment of right and wrong, William Holman Hunt, Tate Gallery, London p81: picture of Hunt, HD pp82–83: The Painter’s Studio p82: picture of Courbet, HD pp82–83: The Painter’s Studio, Gustave Courbet, ML/Giraudon pp84–85: Autumn impression at Argenteuil pp84–85: Autumn impact at Argenteuil, Claude Monet, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London p85: photo of Monet, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris pp86–87: The Dance type pp86–87: The Dance classification, Edgar Degas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris/Artothek p87: picture of Degas, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris pp88–89: The Luncheon of the Boating celebration pp88–89: The Luncheon of the Boating celebration, Pierre Auguste Renoir, The Phillips assortment, Washington, D. C. p89: photo of Renoir, HD pp90–91: A Bar on the Folies-Bergère pp90–91: A Bar on the Folies-Bergère, Edouard Manet, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London p91: picture of Manet, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris pp92–93: los angeles Grande Jatte p92: Microphotograph of A Sunday on los angeles Grande Jatte, ©1995 The artwork Institute of Chicago, picture: I. Fielder pp92–93: A Sunday on l. a. Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial assortment, 1926. 224, picture ©1995 The paintings Institute of Chicago, All Rights Reserved p93: Portrait of Seurat, Ernest Laurent, ML, cupboard des Dessins/© Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris pp94–95: The bed room at Arles pp94–95: Vincent’s bed room at Arles, Vincent van Gogh, Musée d’Orsay, Paris p95: Self-Portrait, van Gogh, Musée d’Orsay, Paris pp96–97: nonetheless lifestyles with Plaster solid pp96–97: nonetheless lifestyles with Plaster forged, Paul Cézanne, Courtauld Institute Galleries, London p97: Self-Portrait, Cézanne, Musée d’Orsay, Paris pp98–99: Guernica p98: picture of the city of Guernica after the Bombing, David King assortment pp98–99: Guernica, Pablo Picasso, Museum of contemporary paintings, big apple/ AKG/© DACS 1995 p99: picture of Picasso, HD pp100–101: word list p100: l: “The Arnolfini Marriage” (detail), Jan van Eyck, NGL; c: Netherlandish Proverbss (detail), Pieter Breugel the Elder, SMPK, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin/ AKG; r: The construction of Adam (detail), Michelangelo, © Nippon tv community company 1995 p101: l: The production of Adam (detail), Michelangelo, © Nippon tv community 1995; c: The Embarkation to Cythera (detail), Jean Antoine Watteau, Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin/AKG; r: Autumn influence at Argenteuill (detail), Courtauld Institute Galleries, London extra images: Philippe Sebert: p49: br; p64: tl; pp94–95.

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