Praeger Picture Encyclopedia of Art: A Comprehensive Survey of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture and Crafts, Their Methods, Styles and Technical Terms, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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Contents
Art -- its Nature, Forms and History7
STYLES IN ART8
FORMS OF ART13
Sculpture14
The Crafts19
Architecture20
Painting24
Drawing and the Graphic Arts30
GLOSSARY33
The Art of Antiquiy101
PREHISTORY101
The Early Stone Age101
The Middle Stone Age102
The Late Stone Age103
The Bronze Age104
The Iron Age108
MESOPOTAMIA108
Sumer and Akkad109
Babylonia under Amorites and Kassites111
Assyria111
New Babylon112
The Persian Empire of the Achaemenidae and Sassanids113
EGYPT114
Architecture118
Sculpture120
Reliefs and Fresco Painting123
The Crafts124
CRETE125
GREEK ART126
Architecture128
Sculpture131
Painting, Vase-Painting and the Crafts135
ETRUSCAN ART137
ROMAN ART138
Architecture141
Sculpture142
Painting143
The Crafts144
GLOSSARY145
Medieval Art173
EARLY CHRISTIAN PERIOD173
BYZANTINE PERIOD175
THE DARK AGES177
CAROLINGIAN PERIOD178
ROMANESQUE PERIOD185
Architecture185
Painting190
Sculpture and the Crafts195
GOTHIC PERIOD197
Architecture198
Sculpture207
Painting210
The Crafts213
GLOSSARY214
Renaissance and Mannerism257
Architecture259
Sculpture267
Painting274
The Graphic Arts283
The Crafts284
GLOSSARY292

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 2
  • Contents 5
  • Art -- Its Nature, Forms and History 7
  • The Art of Antiquity 101
  • Medieval Art 173
  • Baroque and Rococo 318
  • Art in the Modern Age 348
  • From Neo-Classicism to the Impressionists 381
  • Art in the Modern Age 436
  • Art in the Modern Age 465
  • Art outside Europe 516
  • Art outside Europe 550
  • Index 565
  • List of Colour Plates 581
  • Monochrome Illustrations: Museums and Galleries 584
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