From Abacus to Zeus

From Abacus to Zeus : A Handbook of Art History

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For freshman and sophomore courses in Art History Survey (1 or 2 semesters) and Introduction to Art.Designed as a comprehensive supplement to Janson's History of Art, Sixth Edition, Hartt's Art, Fourth Edition, Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Eleventh Edition, and Stokstad's Art History (Revised) - but also appropriate as a stand-alone brief reference text - this handbook defines the most common terms used in discussing the history of visual arts, relating them to specific works illustrated in these standard texts.
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  • Paperback | 227 pages
  • 158.5 x 226.1 x 13mm | 331.13g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130197289
  • 9780130197283

Table of contents

1. Art Terms, Processes, and Principles. 2. Gods, Heroes, and Monsters. 3. Christian Subjects. 4. Saints and Their Attributes. 5. Christian Signs and Symbols. Chronology of Painters, Photographers, Sculptors, and Architects. Maps. Directory of Museum Websites. Index. Table of Parallel Illustrations in Stokstad, Janson, Hartt, and Gardner.
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