Art: Home Museum

Thanks to the radio, an ordinary man can listen to great music in slippered ease. But to see great art he must risk fallen arches tramping through museums. To bring good painting to the family circle, many a low-priced art book, crammed with color reproductions, has lately been published in the U. S. (TIME, Oct. 23). Another venture in the way of such home museums was put out last week by William H. Wise & Co.

Sure to hit popular taste amidships was World-Famous Paintings, based on questionnaires to 31,000 Wise customers asking for their favorite paintings. For $2.95 the reader got...

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