Ernst Gombrich on Fresco Painting

Ernst 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, a writer who wielded huge influence over both his professional peers and a vast popular readership.

Surprising, questioning, challenging, enriching: the Pocket Perspectives series presents timeless works by writers and thinkers who have shaped the conversation across the arts, visual culture, and history. Celebrating the undiminished vitality of their ideas today, these covetable and collectable little books embody the best of Thames & Hudson.

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