When these famous paintings were created centuries ago, painters used references -- like Biblical and mythological ones - known to viewers. Good art history teaches the historical, social and political contexts behind these works of art, making analysis of famous paintings meaningful. And memorable.
That's why we pack the back of each Card with facts and a concise analysis:
Laurie Schneider Adams, Art Across Time, 2nd Edition (New York: McGraw Hill, 2002). Pages 675, 677.