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The story of art, E.H. Gombrich

Label
The story of art
Title
The story of art
Statement of responsibility
E.H. Gombrich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The newly designed 16th edition invites a new generation to the immense pleasures of the author's lucid and accessible writing about art history. This is the paper text edition of the classic work (cited in BCL3 ), first published in 1950 and updated and reprinted extensively since then. ( Books in Print shows that the 16th is also published in a paper trade edition distributed by Chronicle Books; Phaidon Press Ltd. holds the copyright.) Contains numerous color plates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
213409
Cataloging source
UOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-2001
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gombrich, E. H.
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5300
LC item number
.G643 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Art
Target audience
adult
Label
The story of art, E.H. Gombrich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocm76891609
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Pocket ed.
Extent
1046 p.
Isbn
9780714847030
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)76891609
Label
The story of art, E.H. Gombrich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocm76891609
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Pocket ed.
Extent
1046 p.
Isbn
9780714847030
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)76891609

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