9780495573555

Gardnerís Art through the Ages The Western Perspective (with Art Study & Timeline Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495573555

  • ISBN10:

    0495573558

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/30/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions-plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, this 13th Edition of the most widely read history of art book in the English language is the only textbook that includes a unique scale feature (accompanying the book's photographs of paintings and other artworks) that will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. Three levels of review including extended image captions, The Big Picture overviews at the end of every chapter, and a special global timeline will help you study for your exams. You'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly in the ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes flash cards of images and quizzes).

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Art History?
Art before History
The Ancient Near East
Egypt under the Pharaohs
The Prehistoric Aegean
Ancient Greece
The Etruscans
The Roman Empire
Late Antiquity
Byzantium
The Islamic World
Early Medieval Europe
Romanesque Europe
Gothic Europe
Italy, 1200 to 1400
Northern Europe, 1400 to 1500
Italy, 1400 to 1500
Italy, 1500 to 1600
Northern Europe and Spain, 1500 to 1600
Italy and Spain, 1600 to 1700s
Northern Europe, 1600 to 1700
Europe and America, 1700 to 1800
Europe and America, 1800 to 1870
Europe and America, 1870 to 1900
Europe and America, 1900 to 1945
Europe and America since 1945
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