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The Resource Art explained, Robert Cumming

Art explained, Robert Cumming

Label
Art explained
Title
Art explained
Statement of responsibility
Robert Cumming
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the historical context, composition techniques, themes, and symbols of forty-five paintings from the fourteenth through the twentieth centuries by some of the world's greatest artists
Cataloging source
HT#
Dewey number
  • 700
  • 750/.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND1143
LC item number
.C86 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Art explained, Robert Cumming
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Looking at paintings -- What makes a masterpiece? -- Giotto : The Adoration of the Magi -- Fra Angelico : The Annunciation -- Van Eyck : The Arnolfini Marriage -- Van der Weyden : The Deposition -- Piero : The Baptism of Christ -- Uccello : The Battle of San Romano -- Botticelli : The Birth of Venus -- Bosch : The Garden of Earthly Delights -- Leonardo : The Mona Lisa -- Giorgione : The Tempest -- Michelangelo : The Sistine Chapel Ceiling -- Raphael : The School of Athens -- Grunewald : The Isenheim Altarpiece -- Titian : Bacchus and Ariadne -- Holbein : The Ambassadors -- Bruegel : Netherlandish Proverbs -- El Greco : The Burial of Count Orgaz -- Caravaggio : The Supper at Emmaus -- Rubens : Samson and Delilah -- Rembrandt : Belshazzar's Feast -- Poussin : A Dance to the Music of Time -- Steenwyck : The Vanities of Human Life -- Claude : The Marriage of Isaac and Rebekah -- Velázquez : Las Meninas -- Vermeer : The Artist's Studio -- Watteau : A Journey to Cythera -- Canaletto : Arrival of the French Ambassador -- Chardin : The Governess -- Gainsborough : Mr. and Mrs. Andrews -- Wright of Derby : The Experiment with an Air Pump -- David : The Oath of the Horatii -- Turner : Hannibal Crossing the Alps -- Goya : The Third of May 1808 -- Gericault : The Raft of the Medusa -- Constable : The Hay Wain -- Hunt : The Awakening Conscience -- Courbet : The Painter's Studio -- Monet : Autumn Effect at Argenteuil -- Degas : The Dance Class -- Renoir : The Luncheon of the Boating Party -- Manet : A Bar at the Folies-Bergère -- Seurat : La Grande Jatte -- Van Gogh : The bedroom at Arles -- Cezanne : Still Life with Plaster Cast -- Picasso : Guernica -- Glossary
Control code
ocn162521664
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9780756628697
Lccn
2007298760
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162521664
  • a827013-1001
Label
Art explained, Robert Cumming
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Looking at paintings -- What makes a masterpiece? -- Giotto : The Adoration of the Magi -- Fra Angelico : The Annunciation -- Van Eyck : The Arnolfini Marriage -- Van der Weyden : The Deposition -- Piero : The Baptism of Christ -- Uccello : The Battle of San Romano -- Botticelli : The Birth of Venus -- Bosch : The Garden of Earthly Delights -- Leonardo : The Mona Lisa -- Giorgione : The Tempest -- Michelangelo : The Sistine Chapel Ceiling -- Raphael : The School of Athens -- Grunewald : The Isenheim Altarpiece -- Titian : Bacchus and Ariadne -- Holbein : The Ambassadors -- Bruegel : Netherlandish Proverbs -- El Greco : The Burial of Count Orgaz -- Caravaggio : The Supper at Emmaus -- Rubens : Samson and Delilah -- Rembrandt : Belshazzar's Feast -- Poussin : A Dance to the Music of Time -- Steenwyck : The Vanities of Human Life -- Claude : The Marriage of Isaac and Rebekah -- Velázquez : Las Meninas -- Vermeer : The Artist's Studio -- Watteau : A Journey to Cythera -- Canaletto : Arrival of the French Ambassador -- Chardin : The Governess -- Gainsborough : Mr. and Mrs. Andrews -- Wright of Derby : The Experiment with an Air Pump -- David : The Oath of the Horatii -- Turner : Hannibal Crossing the Alps -- Goya : The Third of May 1808 -- Gericault : The Raft of the Medusa -- Constable : The Hay Wain -- Hunt : The Awakening Conscience -- Courbet : The Painter's Studio -- Monet : Autumn Effect at Argenteuil -- Degas : The Dance Class -- Renoir : The Luncheon of the Boating Party -- Manet : A Bar at the Folies-Bergère -- Seurat : La Grande Jatte -- Van Gogh : The bedroom at Arles -- Cezanne : Still Life with Plaster Cast -- Picasso : Guernica -- Glossary
Control code
ocn162521664
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9780756628697
Lccn
2007298760
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162521664
  • a827013-1001

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