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What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces In Detail
What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces In Detail
What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces In Detail
What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces In Detail
What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces In Detail

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What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces In Detail

By Rainer Hagen & Rose-Marie Hagen 

If you thought these paintings were familiar, look again, and look closer. Part art history, part detective work, this fascinating collection explores 100 world-famous works of art through enlarged details, revealing the fashions and lifestyles, the loves and intrigues, politics and people that truly make a masterpiece.

This important addition to our understanding of art history’s masterworks puts some of the world's most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, and culture.

Hardcover with fold-outs, 9.6 x 13.4 in., 762 pages