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Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A, Antiquity / Edition 13
     

Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A, Antiquity / Edition 13

by Fred S. Kleiner
 

ISBN-10: 0495794473

ISBN-13: 9780495794479

Pub. Date: 01/16/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions—plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, this 13th Edition

Overview

As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions—plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, this 13th Edition of the most widely read history of art book in the English language is the only textbook that includes a unique "scale" feature (accompanying the book's photographs of paintings and other artworks) that will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. Three levels of review including extended image captions, "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, and a special global timeline will help you study for your exams. You'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly in the ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes flash cards of images and quizzes).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495794479
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/16/2009
Edition description:
With ArtStudy Online Printed Access Card & Timeline
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Art History? 1. Art before History. 2. The Ancient Near East. 3. Egypt under the Pharaohs. 4. The Prehistoric Aegean. 5. Ancient Greece. 6. The Etruscans. 7. The Roman Empire.

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