The story of art / E.H. Gombrich.

  • Sixteenth edition (revised expanded and redesigned).
  • London : Phaidon Press Limited 1995
Physical description
688 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
  • 071483355X
  • 9780714833552
  • 0714832472
  • 9780714832470
  • Originally published: p. 638-654.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 646-654) and index.
  • Other format: Also issued online.
  • Introduction: On arts and artists -- Strange beginnings : prehistoric and primitive peoples; Ancient America -- Art for eternity : Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete -- The great awakening : Greece, seventh to fifth century BC -- The realm of beauty : Greece and the Greek world, fourth century BC to first century AD -- World conquerors : Romans, Buddhists, Jews and Christians, first to fourth century AD -- A parting of ways : Rome and Byzantium, fifth to thirteenth century -- Looking eastwards : Islam, China, second to thirteenth century -- Western art in the melting pot : Europe, sixth to eleventh century -- The church militant : the twelfth century -- The church triumphant : the thirteenth century -- Courtiers and burghers : the fourteenth century -- The conquest of reality : the early fifteenth century -- Tradition and innovation I : the later fifteenth century in Italy -- Traditions and innovation II : the fifteenth century in the North -- Harmony attained : Tuscany and Rome, early sixteenth century -- Light and colour : Venice and northern Italy, early sixteenth century -- The new learning spreads : Germany and the Netherlands, early sixteenth century -- A crisis of art : Europe, later sixteenth century -- Vision and visions : Catholic Europe, first half of the seventeenth century -- The mirror of nature : Holland, seventeenth century -- Power and glory I : Italy, later seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- Power and glory II : France, Germany and Austria, late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries -- The age of reason : England and France, eighteenth century -- The break in tradition : England, America and France, late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries -- Permanent revolution : the nineteenth century -- In search of new standards : the late nineteenth century -- Experimental art : the first half of the twentieth century -- A story without end: The triumph of modernism ; Another turning of the tide ; The changing past.
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  • Online version:: Gombrich, E.H. (Ernst Hans), 1909-2001. Story of art. 16th ed., expanded and redesigned. London : Phaidon Press, Ltd., 1995
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Aga Khan Library, London: Main reading room N5300 .G643 1995
The London Library: London Library A. Art
National Gallery Library: Main Library NH 20 Gombrich