The History of Art in 50 Paintings (Illustrated)

The History of Art in 50 Paintings (Illustrated)

Author: Delphi Classics

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 9781786565082

Category: Art

Page: 1646

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This stunning eBook is a concise illustrated guide, evaluating the masterpieces that have changed the course of art as we know it. Whether an art novice or a cultivated connoisseur, this eBook offers you an intriguing overview of the world’s most famous and iconic artworks. Illustrated with over 500 full colour images, it builds upon Delphi’s groundbreaking Masters of Art Series — the world’s first digital e-Art books. Through the analysis of 50 famous and innovative paintings, the eBook charts the shifting movements and styles of Western art, from the early beginnings of the Italian Renaissance to the daring wonders of the twentieth century. (Version 1) * Includes reproductions of art’s most monumental paintings * Concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information on each artist and artwork * Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore the celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional print art books * Hundreds of images in colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders * Easily locate the paintings you wish to view with a linked contents table * Chart the history of art in chronological order Please note: due to existing copyrights, Picasso and Matisse are unable to appear in the eBook. CONTENTS: SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF JOACHIM by Giotto THE EXPULSION FROM THE GARDEN OF EDEN by Masaccio THE ARNOLFINI PORTRAIT by Jan van Eyck THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST by Piero della Francesca PRIMAVERA by Sandro Botticelli THE LAST SUPPER by Leonardo da Vinci SELF PORTRAIT, 1498 by Albrecht Dürer PORTRAIT OF DOGE LEONARDO LOREDAN by Giovanni Bellini MONA LISA by Leonardo da Vinci THE LAST JUDGMENT by Michelangelo THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS by Raphael SLEEPING VENUS by Giorgione ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN by Titian THE PEASANT WEDDING by Pieter Bruegel the Elder THE LAST SUPPER by Tintoretto CALLING OF SAINT MATTHEW by Caravaggio JUDITH SLAYING HOLOFERNES by Artemisia Gentileschi ET IN ARCADIA EGO by Nicolas Poussin THE EMBARKATION OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA by Claude Lorrain LAS MENINAS by Diego Velázquez PEACE AND WAR by Sir Peter Paul Rubens THE GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING by Johannes Vermeer SELF PORTRAIT WITH PALETTE AND BRUSHES by Rembrandt van Rijn THE ENTRANCE TO THE GRAND CANAL, VENICE by Canaletto THE MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT by William Hogarth THE SWING by Jean-Honoré Fragonard THE BLUE BOY by Thomas Gainsborough OATH OF THE HORATII by Jacques-Louis David THE NUDE MAJA by Francisco de Goya THE HAY WAIN by John Constable WANDERER ABOVE THE SEA OF FOG by Caspar David Friedrich LIBERTY LEADING THE PEOPLE by Eugène Delacroix THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE by J. M. W. Turner OLYMPIA by Édouard Manet IMPRESSION, SUNRISE by Claude Monet PROSERPINE by Dante Gabriel Rossetti THE DANCING CLASS by Edgar Degas NOCTURNE IN BLACK AND GOLD: THE FALLING ROCKET by James Abbott McNeill Whistler AT THE MOULIN DE LA GALETTE by Pierre-Auguste Renoir MADAME X by John Singer Sargent STILL LIFE: VASE WITH TWELVE SUNFLOWERS by Vincent van Gogh THE SCREAM by Edvard Munch WHERE DO WE COME FROM? WHAT ARE WE? WHERE ARE WE GOING? by Paul Gauguin THE LARGE BATHERS by Paul Cézanne THE KISS by Gustav Klimt PORTRAIT OF WALLY by Egon Schiele SMALL PLEASURES by Wassily Kandinsky SEATED NUDE by Amedeo Modigliani RED BALLOON by Paul Klee TABLEAU I by Piet Mondrian Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to buy the whole Art series as a Super Set
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