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Honour, Hugh

Works: 264 works in 1,359 publications in 15 languages and 27,870 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Author of introduction, Creator, Speaker, Publishing director, Adapter
Classifications: N5300, 709
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Most widely held works by Hugh Honour
The Penguin dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture by John Fleming( Book )

109 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 3,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For more than thirty years, The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture has been a standard work of reference." "Encyclopedic in breadth, it describes key individuals, styles, movements, materials, and terms from Aalto to Zakharov, from the Acropolis to ziggurats. Major entries range up to several pages in length and include cross references and bibliographies for further reading." "Now renamed The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, this new edition has been completely reworked by John Fleming and Hugh Honour. All entries have been updated as necessary, many new ones have been written, and much greater prominence has now been given to landscape architecture, one of the most dynamic and important growth fields of recent years."--Jacket
The visual arts : a history by Hugh Honour( Book )

139 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fourth edition, the authors expand their account of specific periods and artforms. Many discussions - from late Gothic art to 19th-century Dutch landscape painting to Native American art - have been treated at greater length, and a new final chapter added to cover the 1980s and 1990s
Dictionary of the decorative arts by John Fleming( Book )

61 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedisch overzicht van de kunstnijverheid van de Middeleeuwen tot de 20e eeuw
The visual arts : a history by Hugh Honour( Book )

49 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most up-to-date and wide-ranging history of art ever published in a single volume, The Visual Arts: A History presents art as an integrated dimension of human activity. With insight and elegance, it offers an authoritative, balanced, and stimulating account of the arts - ranging from a statuette carved in central Europe some 30,000 years ago to contemporary installation pieces by Jenny Holzer and Gary Hill. The scope is international, including the art of Asia, Africa, and Oceania. The fine arts are represented, of course, by painting, mosaic, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, architecture, and photography. But so are other arts: textiles, coins, pottery, enamels, gold and silver work, Earth and Land Art, Body and Video Art, to name a few. Authors Hugh Honour and John Fleming, two of this century's most esteemed art historians, explore the purpose and meaning of art in ways that challenge conventional ideas about "progress" and aesthetic enjoyment. They show how art can give pleasure and also deepen our self-knowledge. They guide us in understanding the visual arts' role in maintaining beliefs, practicing rituals, and transmitting moral and social codes. On the practical side, their text presents a sound account of techniques and methods of painting, building, and sculpting, and it explains the basic tools of the visual arts, such as color and perspective systems
The Horizon book of the arts of China( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encompasses sculpture, calligraphy, painting, rubbing, woodcuts, ceramics, decorative arts, architecture, and art objects of the Chinese
Romanticism by Hugh Honour( Book )

79 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'This stylish and erudite thematic study of the influence Romanticism exerts upon Western culture and particularly the visual arts is the companion volume to Honour's equally valuable New-classicism ... The text is supported by a useful selection of illustrations ... Excellent footnotes and a good index
A dictionary of architecture by Nikolaus Pevsner( Book )

118 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This German translation of the Dictionary of architecture by Pevsner, Honour, and Fleming is intended both for professionals and interested laypersons. It contains over 2,900 articles and 3,400 illustrations covering architects and architectural schools, architectural history of countries and regions, definitions of stylistic concepts, technical terms, and building styles
Neo-classicism by Hugh Honour( Book )

97 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classicism and Neo-classicism - Vision of antiquity - Art and revolution - The ideal - Sensibility and the sublime
Cabinet makers and furniture designers by Hugh Honour( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new golden land : European images of America from the discoveries to the present time by Hugh Honour( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole by Hugh Honour( Book )

42 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The companion guide to Venice by Hugh Honour( Book )

56 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, describes not only the great showpieces of Venice, but also the Venetians themselves, the smaller streets and canals, the parts of the city not usually seen by the tourist, and what is most worth visiting in the outlying islands and on the mainland. He also provides practical information on such subjects as seasons and routes for going to Venice, hotels and restaurants and shops and on the complexities of the water - transport system
Chinoiserie; the vision of Cathay by Hugh Honour( Book )

45 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goldsmiths & silversmiths by Hugh Honour( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of 50 goldsmiths and silversmiths from 10 countries and 11 centuries
The Venetian hours of Henry James, Whistler, and Sargent by Hugh Honour( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heritage of images: a selection of lectures by Fritz Saxl( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the American revolution to World War I by Hugh Honour( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exhibition of Chinoiserie by Smith College( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Honour, H.

Honour, H. (Hugh)

Hugh Honour British art historian

Hugh Honour storico dell'arte e scrittore inglese

オナー, ヒュー

The visual arts : a historyDictionary of the decorative artsThe visual arts : a historyRomanticismNeo-classicismThe companion guide to Venice