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Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans) 1909-2001

Works: 822 works in 3,688 publications in 25 languages and 53,824 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Creator, Other, Correspondent, Recipient, Redactor, Contributor
Classifications: N5300, 709
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The story of art by E. H Gombrich( Book )
613 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 23 languages and held by 10,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Story of Art is one of the most famous and popular books on art ever published. For 45 years it has remained unrivalled as an introduction to the whole subject, from the earliest cave paintings to the experimental art of today. Readers of all ages and backgrounds throughout the world have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating directly his own deep love of the works of art he describes." "The Story of Art owes its lasting popularity to the directness and simplicity of the writing, and also the author's skill in presenting a clear narrative. He describes his aim as 'to bring some intelligible order into the wealth of names, periods and styles which crowd the pages of more ambitious works', and using his insight into the psychology of the visual arts, he makes us see the history of art as 'a continuous weaving and changing of traditions in which each work refers to the past and points to the future', 'a living chain that still links our own time with the Pyramid age'. In its new format, the 16th edition of this classic work is set to continue its triumphant progress for future generations and to remain the first choice for all newcomers to art."--Jacket
Art and illusion; a study in the psychology of pictorial representation by E. H Gombrich( Book )
266 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 4,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Considered a great classic by all who seek a meeting ground between science and the humanities. Art and Illusion examines the history and psychology of pictorial representation in light of present-day theories of visual perception information and learning. Searching for a rational explanation of the changing styles of art, Gombrich reexamines many ideas on the imitation of nature and the function of tradition. In testing his arguments he ranges over the history of art, noticing particularly the accomplishments of the ancient Greeks, and the visual discoveries of such masters as Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt, as well as the impressionists and the cubists. Gombrich's main concern is less with the artists than with ourselves, the beholders."--BOOK JACKET
A little history of the world by E. H Gombrich( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 2,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the twenty-six-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited by a publishing acquaintance to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in an intense six weeks, and Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser was published in Vienna to immediate success. It is now available in eighteen languages across the world." "Toward the end of his long life, Gombrich embarked upon a revision and, at last, an English translation. A Little History of the World presents his lively and involving history to English-language readers for the first time." "In forty concise chapters, Gombrich tells the story of humanity from the stone age to the atomic bomb. In between emerges a colorful picture of wars and conquests, grand works of art, and the spread and limitations of science. This is a text dominated not by dates and facts, but by the sweep of experience across the centuries, a guide to humanity's achievements and an acute witness to its frailties."--Jacket
Norm and form by E. H Gombrich( Book )
140 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medici - Patron of art - Theory of art - Mannerism - Raphael
Symbolic images by E. H Gombrich( Book )
79 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These studies on the interpretation of images focus on the greatest artists of the Renaissance - notably Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo - and all reflect the author's concern with standards, values and problems of method
The sense of order : a study in the psychology of decorative art by E. H Gombrich( Book )
69 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Meditations on a hobby horse, and other essays on the theory of art. With 140 illus by E. H Gombrich( Book )
70 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art, perception and reality by E. H Gombrich( Book )
83 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The image and the eye : further studies in the psychology of pictorial representation by E. H Gombrich( Book )
57 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heritage of Apelles : studies in the art of the Renaissance by E. H Gombrich( Book )
43 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the classical tradition and its importance in Renaissance art - Light, form and texture in fifteenth-century painting north and south of the Alps - Leonardo da Vinci's method of analysis and permutation - Niccolo Niccoli- Filippo Brunelleschi
Illusion in nature and art by R. L Gregory( Book )
18 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New light on old masters by E. H Gombrich( Book )
36 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fourth volume in the series on the Renaissance focusses on individual artists including Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Giulio Romano and Michelangelo
Ideals and idols : essays on values in history and in art by E. H Gombrich( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu nei rong bao gua : pu tong zhi shi de chuan tong, tan suo wen hua shi, de guo zhan shi guang bo zhong de shen hua he xian shi, yi shu he zi wo chao yue, yi shu yan jiu zhong de li xing yu gan qing deng
The uses of images : studies in the social function of art and visual communication by E. H Gombrich( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this new volume of essays Professor Gombrich takes up and develops themes that have long preoccupied him in his study of visual imagery of all kinds. Central to these essays is a consuming interest in the functions of images, and how these functions - and the images - change over time."--Jacket
The preference for the primitive : episodes in the history of western taste and art by E. H Gombrich( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher's description: This book, the last to be completed by the author, is a study of a recurring phenomenon in the history of changing taste in the visual arts, namely the feeling that older and less sophisticated (i.e. 'primitive') works are somehow morally and aesthetically superior to later works that have become soft and decadent. In his first narrative work for over twenty years, Gombrich traces this idea back to classical antiquity and links it both with Cicero's observation that over-indulgence of the senses leads to a feeling of disgust, and with the profoundly influential metaphor comparing the development of art to that of a living organism. Like an organism, art grows to maturity, then decays and dies, and successive generations of artists and critics have preferred the strength, nobility and sincerity of earlier styles to the more refined later styles with their corrupting and meretricious appeal to the senses. Summing up more than forty years of study and reflection on this theme, the book presents a closely argued narrative supported by extensive quotations that document with precision the role of authors, critics and artists in shaping and changing opinion. After reviewing the classical authors whose writings largely set the terms of the debate, Gombrich then charts its progress from its revival in the eighteenth century, documenting the often subtle shifts of taste and judgment that frequently focus on the pivotal role of Raphael in the history of taste. In the final chapters he turns to the truly revolutionary primitivism of the twentieth century, analyzing the momentous shifts of taste of which he was himself an eyewitness. Important both as a personal testament and as a documentary anthology, this long-awaited book fittingly provides a deep and revealing insight into the history and psychology of taste
The essential Gombrich : selected writings on art and culture by E. H Gombrich( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reflections on the history of art : views and reviews by E. H Gombrich( Book )
25 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tributes : interpreters of our cultural tradition by E. H Gombrich( Book )
23 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topics of our time : twentieth-century issues in learning and in art by E. H Gombrich( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short articles, lectures etc
Aby Warburg : an intellectual biography by E. H Gombrich( Book )
31 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Ernst Gombrich
Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich
Gangbuliqi 1909-2001
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Gombrih, Ernst H. 1909-2001
Gombrihs, E. H. 1909-2001
Gombrihs, Ernsts H. 1909-2001
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Gonburitusa, E. H. 1909-2001
Gongbulixi 1909-2001
Kang-pu-li-chʻi 1909-2001
Sir Ernst Gombrich
Гомбрих, Эрнст 1909-2001
גומבריך, א. ה.
גומבריך, ארנסט 1909-2001
גומבריך, ארנסט האנס יוסף
גומבריך, ארנסט הנס יוסף 1909-2001
إي. إتش. غومبريتش، 1909-2001
غومبريتش، إ. هـ.، 1909-2001
ゴンブリッチ, E. H
ゴンブリッチ, エルンスト・H
岡布里奇 1909-2001
贡布里希 1909-2001
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