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The story of painting, from cave painting to modern times

Author: H W Janson; Dora Jane Janson
Publisher: New York, H.N. Abrams [1966]
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A chronological survey of painting, from stone age to Dali, describing the influence of the times upon artists' techniques, choice of subjects, and schools of art.
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Janson, H.W. (Horst Woldemar), 1913-1982.
Story of painting, from cave painting to modern times.
New York, H.N. Abrams [1966]
(OCoLC)643692327
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Janson; Dora Jane Janson
OCLC Number: 472219
Notes: First ed. published in 1952 under title: The story of painting for young people.
Companion volume: The story of American painting, by A.A. Davidson.
Description: 164 pages illustrations (some color) 32 cm
Contents: How painting began --
The Middle Ages --
Explorers and discoverers --
The age of genius --
The triumph of light --
Towards revolution --
The age of machines --
Painting in our own time.
Responsibility: [by] H.W. Janson and Dora Jane Janson.

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A chronological survey of painting, from stone age to Dali, describing the influence of the times upon artists' techniques, choice of subjects, and schools of art.

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How painting began: The old stone age -- Egypt -- Crete -- Greece and Rome -- The Middle Ages: Early Christians and Byzantines -- Illuminated manuscripts -- Charlemagne -- Romanesque and Gothic -- Giotto and Italian painting -- International style -- Explorers and discoverers: The van Eycks -- Roger van der Weyden -- Other late Gothic painters -- Masaccio and the early Renaissance -- Fra Angelico -- Fra Filippo Lippi -- Piero della Francesca -- Castagno -- Mantegna -- Ghirlandaio -- Botticelli -- Piero de Cosimo -- The age of genius: The high Renaissance in Italy -- Leonardo -- Michelangelo -- Raphael -- Giorgione -- Titian -- Veronese -- Correggio -- The Renaissance in the north -- Grèunewald -- Dèurer -- Holbein -- Bruegel -- Mannerism -- Rosso -- Parmigianino -- Tintoretto -- El Greco -- The triumph of light: The Boroque, a new international sytle -- Caravaggio -- Rubens -- The Utrecht school -- Hals -- Rembrandt -- Van Goyen -- Van Ruisdael -- Still life and genre painters -- Vermeer -- Velâazquez -- Poussin and the French Academy -- Towards revolution: Watteau and Rococo painting -- Chardin -- Greuze -- The rise of English and American painting -- Hogarth -- Gainsborough -- West -- Copley -- David and the French Revolution -- The age of machines: The era of Napoleon -- Ingres -- Goya -- The Romantics -- Géricault -- Delacroix -- Constable -- Turner -- Three Americans: Hicks, Bingham, Homer -- Courbet -- Manet and impressionism -- Renoir -- Degas -- Câezanne -- Saurat -- Van Gogh -- Gauguin -- Munch -- Toulouse-Lautrec -- Rousseau -- Painting in our own time: What about the "Isms"? -- Matisse, the Fauves, and expressionism -- Modigiliani -- Beckmann -- Marin -- Rouault -- Picasso -- Cubism and Abstraction -- Mondrian -- Fantastic art -- De Chirico -- Chagall -- Klee -- Miró -- Ernst -- DDali -- Index and acknowledgements.

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