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E.H.Gombrich on Fresco Painting (Pocket Perspectives)

E. H. Gombrich


An interpretation of the history of mural painting from ancient Egypt to the twentieth century by one of most eminent art historians of all time, who wielded huge influence over both his professional peers and a vast popular readership

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Surprising, questioning, challenging, enriching: the Pocket Perspectives series celebrates writers and thinkers who have helped shape the conversation across the arts. Mixing classic and contemporary texts, reissues and abridgements, these are bite-sized, fully illustrated reads in an attractive, affordable and highly collectable package.

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 18.0 x 11.6 cm

Extent: 96 pp

Illustrations: 39

Publication date: 2 May 2024

ISBN: 9780500027448

About the Author

Ernst Gombrich (1909–2001) was an Austrian-born art historian who spent most of his working life in the United Kingdom. He was the author of many works of cultural history and art history, most notably The Story of Art.