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Ways of Seeing - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter six is a fourteen-page chapter comprised of reproduced images whose originals are oil paintings and some photographs. No words are used to describe the images but some list titles and dates of the work along its bottom or left side border. This chapter also has thirty-six images identified in the List of Works Reproduced. Some are acknowledged for owners' permission to reproduce. These works are almost exclusively from middle to late seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. The chapter begins with reproductions of symbolic works by turn of the eighteenth century artist William Blake. Historic persons and events are presented in both paintings and photographs. Regular, common social events and experiences comprise the presentation of art and artists through seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. There are no unidentified works. Subjects include common-day life, pets, and farm animals set against landscapes with some representative theme-setting among them...

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