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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But this is not the only explanation of the fact that relatively few early works of that
art have come down to us. The main reason is probably that these people did not
share the religious belief of the Egyptians that the human body and its likeness ...
We see that the artist was still anxious to preserve something of the solemn
symmetry of the early period. We can imagine that he sketched out the group
beforehand to arrange the heads of the apostles around the arch, the two
apostles at the ...
... Barton Church Ioo Early Christian art; Celtic 159-61; imagery, role of 135-8;
origins and early 128–9, 164, 198, 513, 626, 83–6; pre-Renaissance 284; Rome
and Byzantium 84, 132-4I Early English style 207 Eclectic 390 Egyptian art 55-70
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