The Story of Painting (book)


The internationally renowned art historian, Sister Wendy Beckett, brings her deep love and knowledge of art and her luminous insights to 'The Story of Painting'. Over 450 masterpieces - all reproduced in superb full colour - chronicle the movements, developments and major artists in Western painting from the dawn of art to the modern day. Nearly 200 close ups allow the viewer to study the paintings' significant details and provide deeper knowledge of each artwork and artist. Sister Wendy's impressive understanding of painting will stimulate art lovers and newcomers alike. [1]