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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A wonderful example of it in England, possibly painted by a French master for an
English king, is the so-called Wilton Diptych, figure 143. It is interesting to us for
many reasons, including the fact that it, too, records the features of a real ...
And yet his picture is nearer in spirit to the Gothic Wilton Diptych, pages 216–17,
figure 143, than it is to Van Eyck. It may be interesting to look back at the earlier
example and compare the two works. We see at once that the later master had ...
80?), we know, in fact, that he visited Italy in his youth. He went to Rome, where
he painted the Pope in 1447. Figure 178 shows a donor's portrait which he
probably made a few years after his return. As in the Wilton Diptych, pages 216–
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