Key Monuments of the History of Art: A Visual Survey

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
1. PREHISTORIC AND PRIMITIVE ART
page19Dolmen (Bronze Age tomb). c. 1500 B.C. Carnac, Brittany
20Paleolithic Cave Paintings. c. 30,000-10,000 B.C. Lascaux (Dordogne)
21Black Bull (detail of cave painting). Lascaux
22(A) Horse and Arrows (cave painting). Lascaux
(B) Nude Woman (carving). c. 30,000-10,000 B.C. La Magdeleine Cave, Penne (Tarn)
23(A) Wounded Bison (cave painting). c. 30,000-10,000 B.C. Altamira, Spain
(B) Bison (reindeer horn), from La Magdeleine near Les Eyzies (Dordogne). c. 30,000-10,000 B.C. Museum of National Antiquities, St. Germain-en-Laye, France
24Venus of Willendorf. c. 30,000-10,000 B.C. Museum of Natural History, Vienna
25Stonehenge. c. 1800-1500 B.C. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England
26The Gundestrup Cauldron (Celtic). 1st century B.C.? National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen
27Bronze Disk (Celtic), from Ireland. 2nd century A.D.? British Museum, London
28Wooden Mask, from Kippel, Lötschental, Switzerland. 19th century. Rietberg Museum, Zurich, (E.v.d. Heydt Collection)
29Male Portrait Head, from Ife, Nigeria. 12th century. Collection The Oni of Iife
30Flute Player (Benin) from Nigeria. Late 16th-early 18th century. Museum of Primitive Art, New York
31Kneeling Woman (Baluba), from the Belgian Congo. 19th-20th century. Royal Museum of the Belgian Congo, Tervueren, Belgium
32Spirit of the Dead (Bakota), from French Equatorial Africa. 19th-20th century. Ethnographic Collection of the University, Zurich
33Mask (Bamenda), from the British Cameroons. 19th-20th century. Rietberg Museum, Zurich (E.v.d. Heydt Collection)
34Male Figure Surmounted by a Bird, from the Sepik River, New Guinea. 19th-20th century. Washington University Art Collection, St. Louis
35Mask, from the Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain. 19th-20th century. Natural History Museum, Chicago
36(A) Carved Lintel (Maori), from New Zealand. 19th century. Peabody Museum of Salem, Massachusetts
(B) Two Kangaroos, from Oenpelli, Australia. 20th century. Museum of Primitive Art, New York
37Stone Images, on the slope of Ranu Raraku. 17th century or earlier. Easter Island
38Cliff Dwellings. c. 1100-1300. Mesa Verde, Colorado
39Sand Painting Ritual for a Sick Child. Navajo, Arizona
40(A) War Helmet (Tlingit), from southeast Alaska. Early 19th century. American Museum of Natural History, New York
(B) Lightning Snake, Wolf, and Thunder Bird on Killer Whale (Nootka), from Vancouver Island. c. 1850. American Museum of Natural History, New York
41Mask (representing a swan that drives white whales to the hunters), from southwest Alaska. Early 20th century. Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York
42Mask, from the Brakebill Mound, Tennessee. c. 1000-1600. Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 2
  • Preface 5
  • Contents 7
  • Note on the Picture Captions 8
  • Part One the Ancient World 9
  • List of Illustrations 11
  • I. Prehistoric and Primitive Art 19
  • 2. Egyptian Art 43
  • 3. Art of the Ancient Near East 71
  • 4. Minoan and Mycenaean Art 95
  • 5. Greek Art 105
  • 6. Etruscan Art 167
  • 7. Roman Art 175
  • 8. Early Christian and Byzantine Art 221
  • Part Two Asia and America 259
  • List of Illustrations 261
  • 9. Islamic Art 265
  • 10. Art of Indian Asia 279
  • Ii. Chinese and Japanese Art 301
  • 12. American Art Before Columbus 363
  • Part Three the Middle Ages 377
  • List of Illustrations 379
  • 13. Early Medieval Art 385
  • 14. Romanesque Art 409
  • 15. Gothic Art North of the Alps 451
  • 16. Gothic Art in Italy 517
  • Part Four the Renaissance 561
  • List of Illustrations 563
  • 17. Late Gothic Art North of the Alps 573
  • 18. the Early Renaissance in Italy 605
  • 19. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy 669
  • 20. Renaissance and Mannerism Outside Italy 733
  • 21. the Seventeenth Century in Italy 769
  • 22. the Seventeenth Century in Flanders, Holland, and Germany 799
  • 23. the Seventeenth Century in France, England, and Spain 829
  • 24. the Eighteenth Century 855
  • Part Five the Modern World 893
  • List of Illustrations 895
  • 25. Classicism and Romanticism 901
  • 26. Realism and Impressionism 951
  • 27. Post-Impressionism and "Art Nouveau" 973
  • 28. the Twentieth Century 1003
  • Index 1061
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