100 Great Artists: A Visual Journey from Fra Angelico to Andy Warhol

100 Great Artists: A Visual Journey from Fra Angelico to Andy Warhol

by Charlotte Gerlings
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Overview

From Giotto to David Hockney, this invaluable A-Z reference guide introduces some of the most celebrated artists in history.

100 Great Artists showcases the masterworks of one hundred painters who represent eight centuries of artistic tradition, ranging from the 13th century to the 21st. Featuring spectacular full-color images and biographic timelines, this book is a wonderful resource to browse some of histories most iconic artists and why they remain influential today.

Featured artists include:
• Michelangelo
• William Blake
• Francisco Goya
• Katsushika Hokusai
• James McNeill Whistler

The secrets of the masterpieces revealed: does Van Eyck's Arnolfini Marriage portray a secret sadness? What political purpose did Rubens' fat, rosy models serve? And did Seurat's pointillist experiment really work?

A must-have collection for general readers, art students and practitioners alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781839404214
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
Publication date: 11/30/2020
Series: Arcturus Science & History Collection Series
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,189,439
Product dimensions: 7.08(w) x 9.76(h) x (d)

About the Author

Charlotte Gerlings was born in Reading, Berkshire. She graduated in Publishing from Oxford Polytechnic (now Oxford Brookes University) and since then has worked as a book designer, writer and editor. She lives in South West London and is currently studying at Wimbledon School of Art for her MA in Fine Art.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Angelico, Fra
Anguissola, Sofonisba
Arcimboldo, Giuseppe
Bellini, Giovanni
Blake, William
Bonheur, Rosa
Bosch, Hieronymus
Botticelli, Sandro
Boucher, François
Bruegel, Pieter
Canaletto, Antonio
Caravaggio, Michelangelo
Cézanne, Paul
Chardin, Jean-Baptiste
Cimabue, Giovanni
Claude Lorrain
Cole, Thomas
Constable, John
Corot, Jean-Baptiste
Cotman, John Sell
Courbet, Gustave
Cranach, Lucas the Elder
Dali, Salvador
David, Jacques-Louis
Degas, Edgar
Delacroix, Eugène
Duccio di Buoninsegna
Dürer, Albrecht
Eakins, Thomas
Friedrich, Caspar David
Gainsborough, Thomas
Gaugin, Paul
Gentileschi, Artemisia
Géricault, Théodore
Giotto di Bondone
Girtin, Thomas
Goya, Francisco
El Greco
Grünewald, Mathias
Hals, Frans
Hiroshige, Ando
Hockney, David
Hodler, Ferdinand
Hogarth, William
Hokusai, Katsushika
Holbein, Hans the Younger
Homer, Winslow
De Hooch, Pieter
Hopper, Edward
Ingres, Jean-Auguste
Kandinsky, Wassily
Kauffmann, Angelica
Klimt, Gustav
Leonardo Da Vinci
Lorenzetti, Ambrogio
Macke, Auguste
Magritte, René
Malevich, Kasimir
Manet, Edouard
Mantegna, Andrea
Martini, Simone
Masaccio, Tommaso
Matisse, Henri
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Millais, John Everett
Modigliani, Amedeo
Mondrian, Piet
Monet, Claude
Morisot, Berthe
Munch, Edvard
Peeters, Clara
Picasso, Pablo
Piero Della Francesca
Pollock, Jackson
Popova, Liubov
Poussin, Nicolas
Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre-Cécile
Raphael Santi
Rembrandt van Rijn
Renoir, Pierre Auguste
Rousseau, Henri
Rubens, Peter Paul
Savrasov, Alexei
Schiele, Egon
Seurat, Georges
Stubbs, George
Tintoretto, Jacopo
Titian
Turner, Joseph Mallord William
Uccello, Paolo
Van Der Weyden, Rogier
Van Dyck, Anthony
Van Eyck, Jan
Van Gogh, Vincent
Velazquez, Diego de Silva y
Vermeer, Johannes
Veronese, Paolo
Warhol, Andy
Watteau, Antoine
Whistler, James Abbott McNeill
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