The Story of Art - 16th Edition
Phaidon Press, 1989 - 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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The church, on the other hand, had to find room for the whole congregation that
assembled for service when the priest read Mass at the high altar, or delivered
his sermon. Thus it came about that churches were not modelled on pagan
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church of Dur Lady, Cracow, 477-89 ainted wood, height 43 ft, 3. In For the
sculptors and woodcarvers the survival of Gothic tradition in the new form which
1516) painted over the altar there in 1505 – in his old age – one immediately
notices that his approach to colour was very different. Not that the picture is
particularly bright or shining. It is rather the mellowness and richness of the
colours that ...
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