History of Ancient Art
by Franz von Reber
Publisher: Harper & brothers 1882
Number of pages: 482
A history of the fine arts that states correctly what is known and treats their various manifestations with intelligence and in just proportion. It serves equally well as an introduction to the study and as a treatise to which the advanced student may refer with advantage to refresh his knowledge of the outlines of any part of the field.
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Ashton's analysis of modern art grows out of a consideration of Balzac's brilliant and little known 'philosophic' story The Unknown Masterpiece in which the concerns of Cézanne, Picasso, and the abstract expressionists are strikingly prefigured.
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This book was designed not only to introduce a collection of Greek art to teachers and their students, but also to provide them with a general grounding in ancient Greek culture, from the prehistoric period to the end of the Classical age.
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