The accessible and interesting reference guides in the "You Should Know" series provide practical art history lessons for everyone to enjoy. Subjects include great artists, famous artworks, and architecture.
50 Paintings You Should Know —
This book offers readers a crash course in art history spanning seven centuries. Featured works include Giotto's Arena Chapel frescoes, Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, and Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. 176 pages.