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History of art; a survey of the major visual arts from the dawn of history to the present day

Author: H W Janson
Publisher: New York, Abrams [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: Artist and his public -- pt. 1. Ancient world -- ch. 1. Magic and ritual - the art of prehistoric man -- ch. 2. Egyptian art -- ch. 3. Ancient Near East -- ch. 4. Aegean art -- ch. 5. Greek art -- ch. 6. Etruscan art -- ch. 7. Roman art -- ch. 8. Early Christian and Byzantine art -- pt. 2. Middle Ages -- ch. 1. Islamic art -- ch. 2. Early Medieval art -- ch. 3. Romanesque art -- ch. 4. Gothic art --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Janson
OCLC Number: 998790
Description: 571 pages illustrations, 79 color plates, plans 30 cm
Contents: Introduction: Artist and his public --
pt. 1. Ancient world --
ch. 1. Magic and ritual --
the art of prehistoric man --
ch. 2. Egyptian art --
ch. 3. Ancient Near East --
ch. 4. Aegean art --
ch. 5. Greek art --
ch. 6. Etruscan art --
ch. 7. Roman art --
ch. 8. Early Christian and Byzantine art --
pt. 2. Middle Ages --
ch. 1. Islamic art --
ch. 2. Early Medieval art --
ch. 3. Romanesque art --
ch. 4. Gothic art --
pt. 3. Renaissance --
ch. 1. "Late Gothic" painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts --
ch. 2. Early Renaissance in Italy --
ch. 3. High Renaissance in Italy --
ch. 4. Mannerism and other trends --
ch. 5. Renaissance in the north --
ch. 6. Baroque in Italy and Germany --
ch. 7. Baroque in Flanders, Holland, and Spain --
ch. 8. Barouque in France and England --
pt. 4. Modern world --
ch. 1. Neoclassicism and Romanticism --
ch. 2. Realism and Impressionism --
ch. 3. Post-Impressionism --
ch. 4. Twentieth-century painting and sculpture --
ch. 5. Twentieth-century architecture.
Responsibility: [by] H.W. Janson, with Dora Jane Janson.

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Introduction: Artist and his public -- pt. 1. Ancient world -- ch. 1. Magic and ritual - the art of prehistoric man -- ch. 2. Egyptian art -- ch. 3. Ancient Near East -- ch. 4. Aegean art -- ch. 5. Greek art -- ch. 6. Etruscan art -- ch. 7. Roman art -- ch. 8. Early Christian and Byzantine art -- pt. 2. Middle Ages -- ch. 1. Islamic art -- ch. 2. Early Medieval art -- ch. 3. Romanesque art -- ch. 4. Gothic art -- pt. 3. Renaissance -- ch. 1. "Late Gothic" painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts -- ch. 2. Early Renaissance in Italy -- ch. 3. High Renaissance in Italy -- ch. 4. Mannerism and other trends -- ch. 5. Renaissance in the north -- ch. 6. Baroque in Italy and Germany -- ch. 7. Baroque in Flanders, Holland, and Spain -- ch. 8. Barouque in France and England -- pt. 4. Modern world -- ch. 1. Neoclassicism and Romanticism -- ch. 2. Realism and Impressionism -- ch. 3. Post-Impressionism -- ch. 4. Twentieth-century painting and sculpture -- ch. 5. Twentieth-century architecture.

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