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Penelope J. E. Davies is Associate Professor at the University of Texas, Austin. She is a scholar of Greek and Roman art and architecture as well as a field archaeologist. She is author of Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius, winner of the Vasari Award.
Walter B. Denny is a Professor of Art History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In addition to exhibition catalogues, his publications include books on Ottoman Turkish carpets, textiles, and ceramics, and articles on miniature painting, architecture and architectural decoration.
Frima Fox Hofrichter is Professor and former Chair of the History of Art and Design department at Pratt Institute. She is author of Judith Leyster, A Dutch Artist in Holland’s Golden Age, which received CAA’s Millard Meiss Publication Fund Award.
Joseph Jacobs is an independent scholar, critic, and art historian of modern art in New York City. He was the curator of modern art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, director of the Oklahoma City Art Museum, and curator of American art at The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey.
David L. Simon is Jetté Professor of Art at Colby College, where he received the Basset Teaching Award in 2005. Among his publications is the catalogue of Spanish and southern French Romanesque sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters.
Ann M. Roberts, Professor of Art at Lake Forest College has published essays, articles and reviews on both Northern and Italian Renaissance topics. Her research focuses on women in the Renaissance, and her most recent publication is entitled Dominican Women and Renaissance Art: The Convent of San Domenico of Pisa.
H. W. Janson was a legendary name in art history. During his long career as a teacher and scholar, he helped define the discipline through his impressive books and other publications.
Anthony F. Janson forged a distinguished career as a professor, scholar, museum professional, and writer. From the time of his father’s death in 1982 until 2004, he authored History of Art.
Table of Contents
13. Art in Thirteenth and Fourteenth-Century Italy 14. Artistic Innovations in Fifteenth-Century Northern Europe 15. The Early Renaissance in Fifteenth-Century Italy 16. The High Renaissance in Italy, 1495–1520 17. The Late Renaissance and Mannerism in Sixteenth-Century Italy 18. Renaissance and Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Northern Europe 19. The Baroque in Italy and Spain 20. The Baroque in The Netherlands 21. The Baroque in France and England 22. The Rococo 23. Art in the Age of the Enlightenment, 1750–1789 24. Art in the Age of Romanticism, 1789–1848 25. The Age of Positivism: Realism, Impressionism, and the Pre-Raphaelites, 1848–1885 26. Progress and Its Discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau, 1880–1905 27. Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1904–1914 28. Art Between the Wars 29. Postwar to Postmodern, 1945–1980 30. The Postmodern Era: Art Since 1980