The Story of Christmas in Art

” Very Enjoyable”  Ian Hislop

This seasonal stocking-filler gift book brings a beautiful but playful new approach to the story of Christmas. Each different stage of the story is illustrated by great works of art, accompanied by a clear, concise and colourful commentary. As well as being attractive and humorous, this innovative book also informs the reader about the artists, the paintings and the story itself.

Not just a collection of wonderful pictures, but with an informative and witty text, this original book will amuse and entertain during the festive period.

Reader Reviews:

“A very witty and entertaining take on the story”

“I’ve not seen anything like this before – it’s very easy to read.”

“I love the different approach to the Christmas story alongside the beautiful artwork.”

“It makes historical and religious art very accessible for your average Joe like me.”

“A captivating view of the nativity through art.”

 “This is such a clever idea and wittily written too. There is a rich variety of paintings which, along with the thought-provoking commentary, give an intriguing take on the Christmas story.”

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Practical Information

Number of pages: 48

Number of pictures: 30 full colour

Size: 11.5 x 11 cm

Weight: 48 g 

Publication date:  10 November 2011

Includes a full page of information on the sources of the paintings.

Currently available for sale in the UK only.