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Janson's history of art : the western tradition

Author: H W Janson; Penelope J E Davies; et al
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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This four-part volume uses an exceptional art program with sumptuous color pictures to introduce readers to a succession of art styles from prehistoric times and ancient Egypt, to the vast world of Western painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the minor arts. Parts I and II cover The Ancient World and The Middle Ages, with a look at prehistoric; Egyptian; ancient near eastern; Aegean; Greek; Etruscan;  Read more...
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Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar), 1913-
Janson's history of art.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2007
(OCoLC)608605094
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Janson; Penelope J E Davies; et al
ISBN: 9780131934559 0131934554 0131934686 9780131934689 0131934724 9780131934726 0131934783 9780131934788
OCLC Number: 61660302
Description: 2 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: v. 1 --
The ancient world. Prehistoric art ; Ancient Near Eastern art ; Egyptian art ; Aegean art ; Greek art ; Etruscan art ; Roman art. --
The Middle Ages. Early Christian and Byzantine art ; Islamic art ; Early Medieval art ; Romanesque art ; Gothic art ; Art in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Italy. v. 2 --
The Renaissance through the Rococo. Art in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Italy ; Artistic innovations in fifteenth-century Northern Europe ; The early Renaissance in fifteenth-century Italy ; The high Renaissance in Italy ; The late Renaissance and Mannerism in sixteenth-century Italy ; Renaissance and Reformation in sixteenth-century Northern Europe ; The Baroque in Italy and Spain ; The Baroque in the Netherlands ; The Baroque in France and England ; The Rococo. --
The modern world. Art in the age of the Enlightenment, 1750-1789 ; Art in the age of Romanticism, 1789-1848 ; The age of positivism: Realism, Impressionism, and the Pre-Raphaelites, 1848-1885 ; Progress and its discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau, 1880-1905 ; Toward abstraction: the Modernist revolution, 1904-1914 ; Art between the wars ; Postwar to Postmodern, 1945-1980 ; The Postmodern era: art since 1980.
Other Titles: History of art
Responsibility: Penelope J.E. Davies ... [et al.].

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Intended for undergraduate courses in the History of Art, this title presents the story about the interconnections of the historically significant objects. It offers the history of styles and of  Read more...

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