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The History of Art in 50 Paintings (Illustrated)

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Description

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

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The History of Art in 50 Paintings (Illustrated)
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  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Art & Architecture
  • Published: Apr 07, 2017
  • Publisher: Delphi Classics Ltd
  • Seller: PublishDrive Inc.
  • Print Length: 1646 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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