Illustrations of the history of art
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Illustrations of the history of art a series of illustrations arranged chronologically and forming an atlas, to be used in connection with any work on the history of art. by Sylvester Rosa Koehler

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Published by L. Prang in Boston .
Written in English


  • Art -- History

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Issued in five series, each with special t.-p. and with plates numbered continuously.

LC ClassificationsFo N5301 K63
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21020340M

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From Library Journal. Katz's Introduction to Reference Services and Magazines for Libraries are standard works, and he has brought to this first volume in Scarecrow's new "History of the Book" series the same sort of exhaustive attention to detail. As the preface states, this work is meant to "support, not to replace" histories of illustration, Author: Bill Katz.   The tradition that has guided modern book illustration originates in western literature dating back to 15th-century block books, in which the text of a book was carved into the same block as the image. These works were a natural progression from the older illuminated manuscript form. From cave paintings to Jeff Koons—that’s where this stunningly illustrated history of art takes you. Filled with pictures of paintings, sculptures, museum artifacts, and architectural standouts, and a cross-cultural approach that encompasses European, American, Asian, and Islamic masterpieces, it proceeds on a thrilling visual tour/5(22).   Its a heavy book that works best This is an excellent volume if like me you aspire to pretend to know a thing or two about art, covering every major topic from the earliest neolithic examples to the most recent developments at the time of its publication (s)/5.

This book is a compilation of pin-up art by Gil Elvgren which contains illustrations. “Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance” exhibition video Celebrated for her artistic contributions to the pulp fiction industry during the s, Gloria Stoll Karn (b) was one of just a few female illustrators working to create a steady stream of. The story of Art, Ernst Hans Gombrich ( - ) The Story of Art, by E. H. Gombrich, is a survey of the history of art from ancient times to the modern era. First published in by Phaidon, the book is widely regarded both as a seminal work of criticism and as one of the most accessible introductions to the visual arts/5. History of Illustration covers image-making and print history from around the world, spanning from the ancient to the modern. Hundreds of color images show illustrations within their social, cultural, and technical context, while they are ordered. The profession of illustration fully takes hold in the early s. English and French caricaturists independently earned a living as full-time illustrators with sales of etched or engraved prints through small, gallery-like print shops and city street book stalls. This made illustration accessible and affordable.

Historically, book illustration and magazine/newspaper illustrations have been the predominant forms of this type of visual art, although illustrators have also used their graphic skills in the fields of poster art, advertisements, comic books, animation art, greeting cards, cartoon-strips. Most illustrative drawings were done in pen-and-ink. Artists from the history of illustration. Fred Marcellino. A dedicated artist with a distinct vision who transformed the art of the book with unique imagery that defied convention. After his father's death, Anthony Janson, took over and now there are more illustrations than ever. beautiful color reproductions and black and white photographs accompany the very reader-friendly text. Both authors,professors and teachers of art history, have made learning about art an adventure/5(35). Walter B. Denny is a Professor of Art History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In addition to exhibition catalogues, his publications include books on Ottoman Turkish carpets, textiles, and ceramics, and articles on miniature painting, /5(18).