Suggested Art Reading List

Here are some of the top fiction books about art I recommend:

By Irving Stone:

Lust for Life

The Passion and the Ecstasy

Depths of Glory

Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

By Susan Vreeland:

Luncheon of the Boating Party

Girl in Hyacinth Blue

Life Studies

The Passion of Artemisia

The Odd Sea by Frederik Reiken

And the top nonfiction books about art:

Manet and Manette by Carol Armstrong

Rebel in a Frock Coat by by Beth Archer Brombert

Please comment below with your favorites so I can add them to my reading list!  (I will be updating this, for sure.)  The list is ever growing!


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