How Long to Read Shadows

By E. H. Gombrich

How Long Does it Take to Read Shadows?

It takes the average reader 1 hour and 38 minutes to read Shadows by E. H. Gombrich

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


In this intriguing book, E.H. Gombrich, who was one of the world’s foremost art historians, traces how cast shadows have been depicted in Western art through the centuries. Gombrich discusses the way shadows were represented—or ignored—by artists from the Renaissance to the 17th century and then describes how Romantic, Impressionist, and Surrealist artists exploited the device of the cast shadow to enhance the illusion of realism or drama in their representations. First published to accompany an exhibition at the National Gallery, London, in 1995, it is reissued here with additional color...

How long is Shadows?

Shadows by E. H. Gombrich is 96 pages long, and a total of 24,576 words.

This makes it 32% the length of the average book. It also has 30% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Shadows Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 2 hours and 14 minutes to read Shadows aloud.

What Reading Level is Shadows?

Shadows is suitable for students ages 10 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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