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A Guide to Pictures, for Beginners and Students Charles H Caffin

A Guide to Pictures, for Beginners and Students

Charles H Caffin

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781330025932
Paperback
292 pages
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Excerpt from A Guide to Pictures, for Beginners and StudentsSome of you, I expect, collect photographs of pictures in connection with your history studies. These portraits of the principal characters and pictures, illustrating great events, places,MoreExcerpt from A Guide to Pictures, for Beginners and StudentsSome of you, I expect, collect photographs of pictures in connection with your history studies. These portraits of the principal characters and pictures, illustrating great events, places, costumes, and modes of living of the period, add greatly to the interest of your reading. They bring the past time vividly before your eyes.But it is not this view of pictures that we are going to talk about in the present book. I shall have very little to say about the subjects of pictures - partly because you can find out for yourselves what subjects interest you- but mostly, because the subject of a picture has so very little to do with its beauty as a work of art. For it is this view of a picture, as being a work of art, that I shall try to keep before you.I remember seeing the photograph of a picture hanging in a place of honor on the wall of a girls room- and I asked her why she had chosen this particular one out of many that she had.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.