Basic History of Western Art, A

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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For undergraduate one-semester courses in Art History or Art Appreciation Basic History of Art provides students and instructors with a beautifully illustrated and masterfully concise introduction to the Western tradition of art history. The Seventh Edition builds on the best of this tradition with the contributions of several scholars who made many critical improvements to the book. Now with OneKey!

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
The Ancient World
Prehistoric Art in Europe and North America
Egyptian Art
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Aegean Art
Greek Art
Etruscan Art
Roman Art
The Middle Ages
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
Early Medieval Art
Romanesque Art
Gothic Art
The Renaissance through the Rococo
The Early Renaissance in Italy
The High Renaissance in Italy
The Late Renaissance in Italy
The Renaissance in the North: Fifteenth Century
The Renaissance in the North: Sixteenth Century
The Baroque in Italy and Spain
The Baroque in Flanders and Holland
The Baroque in France and England
The Rococo
The Modern World
Realism and Impressionism
Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau
Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1904-1914
Art between the Wars, 1914-1940
Post-War to Postmodern
Twentieth-Century Architecture
The Postmodern Era: Art since 1980
Museum Listing
Books for Further Reading
List of Credits
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