Art historian, critic, novelist, artist. Author of How To Read Paintings: https://www.chrisjoneswrites.co.uk/how-to-read-paintings/
Venus and Cupid (1520s) by Lorenzo Lotto. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source The Met (open access)

Detail of ‘Old Man with a Top Hat’ (1881), by Vincent van Gogh. Source Wiki Art

Starry Night Over the Rhône (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. Oil on canvas. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Image source Wikimedia Commons

Great Wave off Kanagawa (c.1830) by Katsushika Hokusai. Woodblock print. Image source Wikimedia Commons

Detail from ‘Creation of Adam’ (c.1512) by Michelangelo. Fresco. Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums, Vatican City. Image source Wikimedia Commons

Self-portrait (1889) by Vincent van Gogh. Oil on canvas. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Image source Wikimedia Commons

Lady with an Ermine (1483–1490) by Leonardo da Vinci. Oil and tempera on panel. National Museum, Kraków, Poland. Image source Wikimedia Commons

The Toilet of Venus or ‘The Rokeby Venus’ (c.1647–51) by Diego Velázquez. Oil on canvas. National Gallery, London. Image source Wikimedia Commons

Nighthawks (1942) by Edward Hopper. Oil on canvas. Art Institute of Chicago, US. Image source Wikimedia Commons

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