Dictionary of Art and Artists










FROM PREHISTORIC TO ROMANESQUE


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INTRODUCTION
: ART THROUGH THE AGES
 


 


Prehistoric Art
 

DECORATED VASE

TOPOGRAPHICAL COMPOSITIONS

European Cave and Rock Art

A  SENSE OF CONTINUITY

ANIMAL IMAGES

The Motifs of Rock Art

HANDPRINTS

ABSTRACT SYMBOLS

Portable Art

 


The Art of the Ancient Kingdoms
 

Egyptian Art

The Pyramids

DAILY LIFE IN EGYPTIAN TOMB ART

Painting and Sculpture

IMHOTER

THE BOOK OF THE DEAD

THE THEBAN TOMBS

The Golden Age

ТHE AGE OF AMENHOTEP IV-AKHENATEN

TUTANKHAMUN

SUMER

THE UR STANDARD

THE ROYAL CEMETERY OFUR

THE PALACE OF MARI

Neo-Sumerian Period

Babylonia and Assyria

THE PALACE OF ASHURBANIPA

THE GATE OF ISHTAR

Syrian and Palestinian Art

EBLA

IVORY

Persian Art

SUSA

Anatolian Art

"PRIAM'S TREASURE"

 

 

 


The Art of the Ancient East
 

The Indus Valley Cities

Art of the Indus

INDUS JEWELS

Ancient Chinese Art

TERRACOTTA STATUETTES

THE INLAID STYLE

THE TERRACOTTA ARMY

 

 

 


Ancient  Aegean Art
 

Aegean Art

THE PALACE OF KNOSSOS

THE PAINTINGS OF AKROTIRI

THE BULL AND THE OCTOPUS

THE KAMARES STYLE

CRETAN MASTERS: "BULL-LEAPING"

THE TOMBS OF MYCENAE

 

 

 


The Art of the Greeks
 

BUILDING INNOVATIONS

The Geometric Period

DAEDALUS: THE LEGENDARY SCULPTOR

SHADOW PAINTING

THE CHIGI VASE

Orientalizing Period

THE FRANCOIS VASE

Archaic Period

ARISTODIKOS MASTER: "KOUROS" AND "KORE"

ATHENS: THE CITY OF IMAGES

THE SIPHNIAN TREASURY

ARISTION AND THE SCHOOL OF PAROS

THE TEMPLE OF ZEUS

The First Realism

The Severe Style

Myron

Polygnotos

VOYAGETO ETERNITY

ANONYMOUS MASTER: "SYMPOSIUM SCENE"

The Art of Athens

PHIDIAS

BEAUTY

THE SMITING GOD

Polycleitos' Canon

POLYCLEITOS

The Rise of Individualism

THE PAINTING AND SCULPTURE OF EUPHRANOR

ZEUXIS THE PAINTER

MAUSOLEUM

SKOPAS OF PAROS

THE PERFECT BALANCE

Philosophy in Art

THE STAG HUNT

APELLES COURT ARTIST

ANONYMOUS MASTER: "THE LION HUNT "

PRAXITELES AT THEBES

PRAXITELES

THE BRONZES OF LYSIPPOS

APOLLODOROS

FROM LYSIPPOSTO MICHELANGELO

LYSIPPOS AFTER ALEXANDER

The Arrival of Hellenism

ANCIENT JEWELLERY

THE TRUE FACE OF ALEXANDER

Hellenistic Baroque

THEATRICAL SCENES

BAROQUE ANCIENT AND MODERN

THE FARNESE TAZZA

PERGAMUM AND THE ACROPOLIS

Roman Restoration

Laocoon

THE OASIS PAINTER

Venus de Milo

PORTRAITS OF THE CYNICS

 


Italic Art
 

THE DAUNIAN DYNASTIES

The Italics

THE CAUDINE FORKS

DAUGHTERS OF LAVINIA

"SITULAE": AN EARLY EUROPEAN ART FORM

The Etruscans

BEYOND THE GRAVE

THE CHIMAERA

THE HUMAN CONDITION

ANONYMOUS MASTER "DANCING COUPLE"

THE ETRUSCAN HOUSE

Rome - from Monarchy to Republic

THE AMAZONS

ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE

TEMPLES

GREEK SCULPTORS AND ROMAN CLIENTS

The Late Republic

PASITELES

ROME'S GARDEN-VILLAS

POMPEY

ALEXANDRIAN MASTER "NILE LANDSCAPE"

 


Art of the Roman Empire
 

An Empire of Symbols

AUGUSTUS

THE HOUSE OF AUGUSTUS

THE ARA PACIS

Classicism

PUBLIC BATHS

Alexander and Augustus

Public Art

ANTONIA

THE TOMBS OF THE FREEDMEN

TITUS FLAVIUS VESPANIUS

Public Building

The Gaze of Rome

The Julio-Claudian Dynasty

"DOMUS AUREA"

HIPPOLYTUS

The Flavian Dynasty

ANTINOUS

Trajan

TRAJAN'S COLUMN

ANONYMOUS MASTER: "MAN AND WOMAN"

Hadrian

LETTER TO THE EMPEROR

THE ANTONINE COLUMN

Marcus Aurelius

ANTONINUS AND FAUSTINA

COMMODUS

THE ROMAN HERCULES

Caracallaand the Last of the Severans

Septimius Severus

SOLDIER AND FARMER

GORDIAN

THE LUDOVISI BATTLE

Gallienus

AURELIAN

Diocletian

Maxentius and Constantine

THE TETRARCHS

LOVE AND DEATH

THE LEGACY OF ROMAN ART

The Christian Empire

 

 


The Early Christians and their Art
 

MITHRAS

The Christians in the Roman Empire

EARLY CHRISTIAN FINDINGS

THE CATACOMBS

THE SARCOPHAGUS OF JUNIUS BASSUS

POPULAR ART OF THE CATACOMB

THE JEWS OF ROME

 

 

 


Barbarian Art
 

The Celts

CLASSICAL AND BARBARIAN IMPULSES

The Art of the Steppes

BOETHIUS IMPRISONED

OSTROGOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

The Goths

The Franks

ANGLO-SAXON AND HIBERNO-SAXON ART

MONASTERIES

The Lombards

THE VIKINGS

 

 


Byzantine Art
 

ARMENIAN ARCHITECTURE

TORCELLO

COPTIC ART

Features of Byzantine Art

Basilica of San Vitale

ANONYMOUS MASTER: "JESUS OF NAZARETH"

Italian Byzantine Art

ANONYMOUS: "THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL"

THE TREASURY OF ST MARK'S

Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe

Basilica of Sant' Apollinare Nuovo

Greek Art

Hagia Sophia

Slav Art

Russian architecture

Saint Sophia Cathedral

RUSSIAN ICONS

 

 


COLLECTION: Russian Architecture and Russian Icons
 

 


From Carolingian to Romanesque Art
 

Carolingian Art

FRESCO CYCLES

WESTWORKS

THE FRESCOS OF MUSTAIR

THE MOSAICS OF SANTA PRASSEDE

Ottoman Art

A BRIEF PENITENTIAL JOURNEY

ANONYMOUS: "ANNUNCIATION"

Romanesque Art

THE COSMIC ORDER

OTTOMAN CHURCH DESIGN

WILIGELMOAND BENEDETTO ANTEIAMI

FRENCH ROMANESQUE FRESCOS

 

 

 


Persian and Islamic Art
 

THE PALACE OF ARDASHIR AT FIRUZABAD

Arsacid Persia

THE IMPORTANCE OF ROCK CARVINGS

Sassanid Persia

SASSANID SILVERWARE

SASSANID TEXTILES

MOSAIC DECORATION

Imperial Islamic Art

THE KORAN AND THE ART OF WRITING

DESERT CASTLES

Abbasid Art

MOSQUES, BATHS, AND PALACES

Persian and Seljuk Islam

ROCK CRYSTAL

METALLIC LUSTREWARE

Western Islam

 

 

 


The Indian Region and the Far East
 

Indian Art from the Mauryato the Gupta

KUSHAN SCULPTURE

THE ORIGINS OF THE INDIAN TEMPLE

ANONYMOUS: "COURT LIFE SCENE"

Sinhalese art

HINDU AND BUDDHIST IMAGERY

THE PAINTINGS OF AJANTA AND SIGIRIYA

Burmese, Khmer, and Champa Art

The Art of Java

PAGAN AND ANGKOR

The Golden Age of Chinese Art

ANCIENT CHINESE ARCHITECTURE

CHINESE SCULPTURE

YAN LIBEN: "PORTRAIT OF AN EMPEROR"

PORCELAIN

The Koryo Art of Korea

THE PAINTING OF THE THREE KINGDOMS

Japanese art

THE BIRTH OF A NATIONAL STYLE

 

 

 


Classical Art of sub-Saharan Africa
 

The Ancient Civilizations of West Africa

Sao Pottery

THE "LOST-WAX" CASTING TECHNIQUE

Cultures of the Lower Niger Basin

Nok Art

Ife Art

THE BRONZES OF IGBO-UKWU

SEATED FIGURE

The Kingdom of Benin

Court Art

THE OWO STYLE

THE IVORIES OF BENIN AND THE KONGO

Cultures of the Inner Niger Delta

Afro-Portuguese Ivories

STONE FIGURES FROM THE VILLAGE OF ESIE


 

 

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