Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Reissued Edition, 8th edition

  • Penelope J.E. Davies
  • Frima Fox Hofrichter
  • Joseph Jacobs
  • David L. Simon
  • Ann S. Roberts
  • Family Trust Janson

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ISBN-13:  9780133897807

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Table of contents

1. Prehistoric Art
2. Ancient Near Eastern Art
3. Egyptian Art
4. Aegean Art
5. Greek Art
6. Etruscan Art
7. Roman Art
8. Early Christian And Byzantine Art
9. Islamic Art
10. Early Medieval Art
11. Romanesque Art
12. Gothic Art
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

Published by Pearson (June 4th 2015) - Copyright © 2016