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History of Western Art

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ISBN-10: 0697287823

ISBN-13: 9780697287823

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Laurie Schneider Adams

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New sections of Renaissance painting in Venice and court patronage in France highlight the important role of these art centres. Increased coverage of women as artists and patrons highlights their contributions.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Why Do We Study the History of Art?
The Artistic Impulse The Values of Art
Art and Illusion Architecture
Archeology and Art History
Methodlogies of Art History
The Language of Art Composition Plane Balance Line Depth Space
Shape Light and Color Texture Stylistic Terminology
Prehistoric Western Europe
The Stone Age Paleolithic Beyond the West: Rock
Paintings of Australia Mesolithic Neolithic
The Ancient Near East Neolithic
Era Mesopotamia Anatolia: The Hittites Iran
Ancient Egypt
The Gift of the Nile
The Pharaohs
The Egyptian Concept of Kingship
The Palette of Narmer
The Old Kingdom
The Middle Kingdom
The New Kingdom Tutankhamon’s Tomb
The Aegean Cycladic Civilization
Discoveries at Thera Minoan Civilization
Mycenaean Civilization
The Art of Ancient Greece Cultural
Identity Government and Philosophy
Literature and Drama “Man is the Measure of Things” Painting and Pottery Sculpture
Classical Architecture: The Athenian Acropolis Late
Classical Style Hellenistic Period
The Art of the Etruscans Architecture
Pottery and Sculpture Women in Etruscan Art
Funerary Art
Ancient Rome Architectural Types
Sculptural Types
Mural Painting
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
A New Religion Constantine and Christianity Early Christian Art
Justinian and the Byzantine Style
The Codex Later Byzantine Developments
The Early Middle Ages Islamic Art
Northern European Art
Ottonian Period
Romanesque Art Economic and Political Development
Pilgrimage Roads Architecture
Manuscripts Mural Painting
The Bayeux Tapestry
Gothic Art Origins of the Gothic
Style in France Early Gothic
Architecture: Saint-Denis Elements of Gothic
Architecture Romanesque Precursors of Gothic
The Age of Cathedrals Chartres Later Developments of the French Gothic
Style English Gothic
Precursors of the Renaissance Thirteenth–Century
Italy Fourteenth–Century Italy
The International Gothic Style
The Early Renaissance Italy in the Fifteenth Century
Early Fifteenth–Century
Painting Early Fifteenth–Century
Sculpture: Donatello’s David Second–Generation
Developments Fifteenth–Century Painting in the Netherlands
The High Renaissance in Italy Architecture
Painting and Sculpture Developments in Venice
Mannerism and the Later Sixteenth-Century in Italy Mannerism
Counter–Reformation Painting Architecture: Andrea Palladio
Sixteenth–Century Painting in Northern Europe
The Netherlands Germany
The Baroque Style in Western Europe
Baroque Style Architecture Sculpture: Gianlorenzo Bernini Italian Baroque Painting
Baroque Painting in Northern Europe Beyond the West: Mughal Art Spanish
Baroque Painting: Diego Vel�zquez French
Baroque Painting: Nicolas Poussin
Rococo and the Eighteenth Century Beyond the West: The Pagoda
The Age of Enlightenment Rococo Painting
Rococo Architecture
Architectural Revivals Bourgeois Realism: Jean-Baptiste Chardin American Painting
Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
The Neoclassical Style in France Development in America
Romanticism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Romantic Trends in Architecture Sculpture: Fran�ois Rude Painting
Nineteenth-Century Realism French Realist
Painting Photography American Realist
Painting French