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Fine Arts PDF books available for free download from our online reading library.

List of free eBooks in this page are
* The History of Modern Painting Volume I
* The History of Modern Painting Volume 2
* The Practice and Science of Drawing
* The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
* Hand Shadows to Be Thrown upon the Wall
* The Dance (by An Antiquary)

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The History of Modern Painting Volume I

The History of Modern Painting Volume I

The History of Modern Painting written by Richard Muther in four volumes.  The most challenging part in writing a book on painting is the deficiency of authentic sources.The then artists never bothered take credit for their works and ignored to record their names in their great works. This book tries to capture the information of the modern..

The History of Modern Painting Volume 2

The History of Modern Painting Volume 2

The History of Modern Painting written by Richard Muther in four volumes.  The most challenging part in writing a book on painting is the deficiency of authentic sources.The then artists never bothered take credit for their works and ignored to record their names in their great works. This book tries to capture the information of the modern..

The Practice and Science of Drawing

The Practice and Science of Drawing

The Practice and Science of Drawing is written by Harold Speed an English portraits painter and a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. In the preface of this book, it is clearly stated that this book is not for students who want to learn painting by practicing mechanical drawings such as cubes, cones, cylinders and human head. Like ..

The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci is not a biography, rather the legend’s training guide to painting. The author of this book states many things about the method used by Leonardo. He had the practice of writing many small words in to a single word, splitting long words to halves without including a hyphen between them, writing with left hand wh..

Hand Shadows to Be Thrown upon the Wall

Hand Shadows to Be Thrown upon the Wall

Hand Shadows to Be Thrown upon the Wall is a book on Shadowgraphy by Henry Bursill. Shadowgraphy often called as ombromanie is a performance art in which a story or images are narrated using hands to produce shadows.  This art once popular had started to decline with the invention of cinema and television to become a major entertainment for..

The Dance (by An Antiquary)

The Dance (by An Antiquary)

The dance is a book which explores the historical evolution of dance from its birth to the development in various kingdoms and culture.  Exclusive chapters describes this art form in many antique cultures with illustrative pictures including Egyptian dancing, Greek Dancing, South Italian and Roman Dancing, Early English and Mediaeval Dancing t..

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