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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project for St Peter's in Rome, page 289, figure 186, Correggio's fresco in the
dome of Parma Cathedral, page 338, figure 217, and one of the militia portraits of
Frans Hals, page 415, figure 269. A few other illustrations were added to clarify
in the city of Ghent, figures 155–6. It is said to have been begun by Jan's elder
brother Hubert, of whom little is known, and was completed by Jan in 1432. Thus
it was painted during the very years that saw the completion of the great works of
In the middle of the century the British diplomat and archaeologist Sir Austen
Layard played a leading part in exploring the sands of Mesopotamia, page 72,
figure 45. In 1870 a German amateur, Heinrich Schliemann, set out to look for the
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