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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LIST OF COLOUR PLATES
Rembrandt: Head of a Child. Detail from the Family Portrait. Brunswick, Herzog-Anton-Ulrich-Mus25
Leonardo da Vinci: Mona Lisa (La Gioconda). Paris, Louvre. 30¼ X 20⅞ in26
Jan Vermeer of Detft: The Milk-maid. Amsterdam, Rijksmus. 18⅛ X 16½ in27
Lovis Corinth: Walchensee Landscape. Karlsruhe, Kunsthalle. 181 18 X 22⅛ in28
Carlo Crivelli: The Annunciation. London, National Gallery. 81½ X 57¾ in37
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: The Englishman at the Moulin-Rouge. Colour lithograph. Hanover, Kastner-Museum38
Book binding: Gospels of Bishop Bernward of Hildesheim. Hildeshelm, Cathedral Treasure47
Codex Manesse: Der Schenke von Limburg. Heidelberg, Universitéts-Bibl48
Limbourg Brothers: The Book of Hours of the Due de Berry. Chantilly, Musée Condé49
The 'Edelstein' of Ulrich Boner. Wolfenbéttel, Herzog-August-Bibl.50
Piero della Francesca: The Court Ladies of the Queen of Sheba. Detail of fresco. Arezzo, San Francesco59
Jan Steen: Twelfth Night. Kassel, Hess. Landesmus. 33⅞ X 41¾ in.60
Paolo Uccello: The Battle of San Romano. Florence, Uffizi. 127⅛ X 71⅝ in69
Pieter de Hooch: Woman Sewing. Hanover, Niederséchs. Landesmus. 15 X 19⅝ in70
Georg Flegel: Still-life with Candle. Karlsruhe, Kunsthalle. 28½ X 23⅝ in71
Claude Monet: Regatta. Paris, Louvre. 18⅞ X 29⅛ in72
English wing chair (c. 1715). New York, Irwin Untermyer Collection81
Johann Joachim Kéndler: Pantaloon and Columbine (Meissen). Diisseldorf, Hetjensmus82
Persian silk brocade: (Safavid period, 16th century). New York, Metropolitan Mus. of Art. Width of detail: 102 in99
Jean Luréat: The Warrior (Le Guerrier). Tapestry. 47¼ X 23⅝ in.100
Early Stone Age cave painting from Altamira, Northern Spain: Bison. Width: 88⅝ in105
'The Immortals'. Frieze from the palace of Artaxerxes II in Susa. Paris, Louvre. Height of figures: 55⅛ in106
'Standard' from Ur in sumer. London, British Mus. 8⅝ X 18½ in.106
Prince Rahotep and his wife Nefert (Egypt, 4th dynasty). Cairo, Museum. Height: 47¼ in115
Egyptian wall painting from the tomb of Queen Nefertari at Thebes (19th dynasty)116
Golden coffin of King Tutankhamen (Egypt, 18th dynasty). Cairo, Museum. Total height: 72⅞ in121
Queen Nefertiti, wife of Amenhotep IV, Ikhnaton (Egypt, 18th dynasty). Berlin, Staatl. Museen. Approx. height: 19⅝ in122
Attic amphora (c. 800 B.C.). Terra-cotta. New York, Metropolitan Mus. of Art. Height: 49¼ in139
Etruscan wall painting: Flute player from the 'Tomb of the Leopards' in Tarquinia140
The Battle of Alexander: Floor mosaic. Naples, National Mus. Complete length: 201⅝ in149
The Aldobrandini Marriage. Roman wall painting (1st century B.C.). Detail. Rome, Vatican Mus150
Chalice of Duris: Athena pouring wine for Hercules (480-470 B.C.). Munich, Mus. Antiker Kleinkunst151
Chalice of Exekias: Sea voyage of Dionysos. Munich, Mus. Antiker Kleinkunst. Diameter: 11¾ in151
Brooch with eagle motif from the time of the Barbarian Invasions. Nuremberg, Germ. Nat.-Mus. Length: 4¾ in152
Mummy portrait of a noble warrior from Fayum, Egypt (Beginning of 2nd century A. D.). Berlin, Staatl. Museen161
oman wall painting. Putto drawn by Dolphins (1st century A. D.). Pompeii, House of the Vettii162
Mosaic from San Vitale, Ravenna: Empress Theodora (Detail). Approx. height of figure: 91⅜ in179
Irish book illumination 'Book of Kells' (Beginning of 8th century). Parchment. Dublin University, Trinity College. 12¾ X 9½ in.180
Miniature from a Reichenau evangelistary: The Adoration of the Magi (c. 1000). Wolfenbiittel, Herzog-August-Bibl181
Enthroned Madonna with Child. Byzantine Icon (13th century). Washington, National Gallery of Art (Mellon Collection)182
Lectern from Alpirsbach (c. 1150). Freudenstadt, Parish Church. Approx. height of figures: 35⅜ in191
German Imperial Crown (10th century). Vienna, Hofburg192
Cross of Lothair from the treasury of the Emperor's palace at Aachen (End of 10th century). Total height of the cross: 19⅝ in.193
Reliquary from the Treasure of the Guelphs (Cologne, c. 1175). Brunswick, Dankwarderode Castle. Height: 18 in. Width: 161/8 in.194
Romanesque wall painting from Brunswick Cathedral (13th century): Resurrection of Christ. Detail203
Romanesque stained glass from Augsburg Cathedral (12th century): The Prophet Hosea204
Early Gothic stained glass from Chartres Cathedral (13th century): King David with his Harp204
Master of the Upper Rhine (c. 1490): The Dangolsheim Madonna. Detail. Berlin, Staatl. Museen205
Unknown Master, French School: The Wilton Diptych (c. 1395). London, National Gallery. Each panel: 18 X 11½ in206
Master of the Upper Rhine (c. 1410): The Paradise Garden. Frankfurt, Staéelsches Kunstinstitut. 10⅜ X 13⅛ in215
French tapestry; 'The Nine Heroes and Heroines' from the studio of Nicolas Bataille, Paris (c. 1385). Detail. New York, Metropolitan Mus. of Art, The Cloisters216
Cloth used at Mass with a representation of the Crucifixion (15th century). Brunswick, Herzog-Anton-Ulrich-Mus217
Jean Fouquet: St Martin and the Beggar. Miniature from the Book of Hours of Etienne Chevalier. Paris, Louvre. 6¼ X 4⅝ in218
Gentile da Fabriano: The Adoration of the Kings. Detail. Florence, Uffizi227
Giotto di Bondone: The Flight into Egypt. Fresco in the Arena Chapel, Padua. Approx. 90½ X 98⅜ in228
Stefan Lochner: Presentation of the Christ Child at the Temple. Darmstadt, Hess. Landesmus. 54¾ X 49⅝ in229
Simone Martini: The Annunciation. Florence, Uffizi. Approx. 118¼ X 137¾ in230
Master Francke: The Nativity. Panel from the altar of St Thomas for the 'Englandfahrer'. Hamburg, Kunsthalle. 39 X 35 in239
Master of the Wittingau Altar: The Resurrection. Detail. Prague, National Mus. 52 X 36¼ in240
Martin Schongauer: The Nativity. Frankfurt, Stédelsdies Kunstinstitut. 15 X 9¼ in241
Conrad Witz: 'The Miraculous Draught of Fishes'. Detail from the altar of St Peter's Cathedral. Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. 52 X 61 in242
Fra Angelico: Christ glorified in the court of Heaven. London, National Gallery. 12⅝ X 28¾ in251
Masaccio: The Tribute Money. Fresco in the Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence. Detail252
Fra Filippo Lippi: The Madonna adoring the Child (The Adoration in the Wood). Berlin, Staatl. Museen. 50 X 45⅝ in253
Melozzo da Forli: Lute-playing Angel. Fragment of a fresco from the church of Santi Apostoli, Rome254

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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
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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