The story of art / E. H. Gombrich.

Edition
  • 16th ed.
Published
  • London : Phaidon 1995
Physical description
688 p. (12 folded) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. facsims., maps, col. ports. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 071483355X (hbk.)
  • 0714832472 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 1989.
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Previous ed.: 1989
Audience
  • B3N New Undergraduate
  • B5N New General
  • B2N New Tertiary
Contents
  • 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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Genre
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This is the most famous and popular art book ever written and has been an international bestseller for 45 years. It is the ideal introduction to the history of art for school or college students and the general reader.
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