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Trust Your Eye - An Illustrated History of Painting
  • Trust Your Eye - An Illustrated History of Painting

    This book practically explains the importance, with 41 full size colour plates, of the best works at the National Gallery in London, showing in historical order of Art, and how exactly they were made; with a small section on their historical place for guidance.

    Suitable for advanced student, or the real pleasure of viewing great art .Thus the full emphasis is on the paintings themselves.

    This large hardback volume was heavily sponsored by Charles and is for sale at £31.50 including P+P.

    It was reviewed by former British art critic the late Brian Sewell, whom thought as well as viewing art from a painters perspective, it also expresses strong, clear and uncompromising Christian views. And was included in the curriculum for students at Chapel Hill, The University of Carolina, North Carolina, USA.


    • Limited edition of 250  

    • Exclusive to Perthshire Artisans

    • Full Colour

    • Size 30.5 cm h x 21.5 cm w x 1.5 cm d

    • Artisan Process

      In his book, Charles draws on his extensive knowledge and experience as a classically trained painter to share the secrets behind the creation of the forty-one full colour featured artworks.

      As a leading authority on the art of Classical Painting, this book both details how each artwork was created and reveals the lost skills and secrets employed by the great artists, from Giotto in Italy to the Impressionists in France.

      The book will be of interest to both those with or with no art knowledge and includes historical script which places each artwork within it’s own historical context.

      Charles’ book is highly acclaimed by arts academics from across the world and is held in the libraries of renowned Arts venues including The Royal Academy of Arts, The National Gallery, V&A and Tate Gallery Museums in London and the Uffizi National Gallery in Florence, Italy.

      This beautiful book is both a fantastic reference point for anyone interested in Classical Painting, as well as delightful coffee table book.

      Click here for Charles' full profile.

    • Additional Information

      Price includes UK Postage and Packing


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