From Abacus to Zeus: A Handbook of Art History / Edition 7 by James Smith Pierce | 9780131830516 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
From Abacus to Zeus: A Handbook of Art History / Edition 7

From Abacus to Zeus: A Handbook of Art History / Edition 7

by James Smith Pierce
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131830511

ISBN-13: 9780131830516

Pub. Date: 07/25/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Designed as a comprehensive supplement to Janson's History of Art, Sixth Edition, Hartt's Art, Fourth Edition, Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Eleventh Edition, and Stokstad's Art History (Revised) — but also appropriate as a stand-alone brief reference volume — this handbook defines the most common terms used in

Overview

Designed as a comprehensive supplement to Janson's History of Art, Sixth Edition, Hartt's Art, Fourth Edition, Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Eleventh Edition, and Stokstad's Art History (Revised) — but also appropriate as a stand-alone brief reference volume — this handbook defines the most common terms used in discussing the history of visual arts, relating them to specific works illustrated in these standard volumes. Topics covered include art terms, processes, and principles, gods, heroes, and monsters, Christian subjects, saints and their attributes, Christian signs and symbols, chronology of painters, photographers, sculptors, and architects, as well as maps, and a directory of museum websites. For art and art history enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131830516
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/25/2003
Series:
Art Basics Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
230
Sales rank:
855,471
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Art Terms, Processes, and Principles.

2. Gods, Heroes, and Monsters.

3. Christian Subjects.

4. Saints and Their Attributes.

5. Christian Signs and Symbols.

Chronology of Painters, Photographers, Sculptors, and Architects.

Maps.

Directory of Museum Websites.

Index.

Table of Parallel Illustrations in Stokstad, Janson, Hartt, and Gardner.

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