Six Centuries of Painting 1300-1900
by Randall Davies
Publisher: ManyBooks 2009
Number of pages: 311
It is undoubtedly true that the more one knows about the history of painting in general the greater will be the appreciation of the various excellences which tend to perfection, it is absolutely ridiculous to suppose that only the learned in such matters are capable of deriving enjoyment from a beautiful picture, or of expressing an opinion upon it.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Franz von Reber - Harper & brothers
A history of the fine arts that 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...
by Maryam D. Ekhtiar, Claire Moore (eds) - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection of Islamic art is one of the most important and comprehensive in the world. It comprises more than 12,000 works of art created in a vast geographical area, stretching from Spain to India.
by Sarah K. Bolton - Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
'Reverence for what is great is a universal feeling...' From the table of contents: Michael Angelo; Leonardo da Vinci; Raphael of Urbino; Titian; Murillo; Rubens; Rembrandt; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Sir Edwin Landseer; Turner.
by C. Chipiez, G. Perrot - Chapman and Hall
These volumes are the first instalment of an undertaking which has for its aim the history and critical analysis of that great organic growth which, beginning with the Pharaohs and ending with the Roman Emperors, forms what is called Antique Art.