The Story of Art - 16th Edition
Phaidon Press, 9 de set. 1995 - 688 pàgines
The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject.
For the first time in many years the book has been completely redesigned. The illustrations, now in color throughout, have all been improved and reoriginated, and include six fold‐outs. The text has been revised and updated where appropriate, and a number of significant new artists have been incorporated. The bibliographies have been expanded and updated, and the maps and charts redrawn.
The Story of Art has always been admired for two key qualities: it is a pleasure to read and a pleasure to handle. In these respects the new edition is true to its much‐loved predecessors: the text runs as smoothly as ever and the improved illustrations are always on the page where the reader needs them. In its new edition, this classic work continues its triumphant progress tirelessly for yet another generation, to remain the title of first choice for any newcomer to art or the connoisseur."
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To some extent , then , Raphael , like his teacher Perugino , had abandoned the
faithful portrayal of nature which had been the ambition of so many Quattrocento
artists . He deliberately used an imagined type of regular beauty . If we look back
Perhaps the first who had a clear feeling of the nature of these new problems was
an artist who still belonged to the same generation as the Impressionist masters .
He was Paul Cézanne ( 1839 - 1906 ) , who was only seven years younger ...
We remember that the conquest of nature and the invention of perspective in the
Italian Quattrocento had endangered the lucid arrangements of medieval
paintings , and had created a problem which only Raphael ' s generation had
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