Six Centuries of Painting 1300-1900
by Randall Davies
Publisher: ManyBooks 2009
Number of pages: 311
It is undoubtedly true that the more one knows about the history of painting in general the greater will be the appreciation of the various excellences which tend to perfection, it is absolutely ridiculous to suppose that only the learned in such matters are capable of deriving enjoyment from a beautiful picture, or of expressing an opinion upon it.
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