This colorful, captivating survey covers the life stories and artistic accomplishments of 35 great painters and sculptors. Students will come to appreciate the artists’ personal struggles and successes, along with their greatest works and an understanding of major art movements. Ideal for an introductory art class, or to supplement humanities programs.
- 64 black-and-white images and 22 color plates
- Includes glossaries for each artist
- Artists include figures of the Renaissance (Botticelli, da Vinci, Durer, Rubens), the 18th Century (El Greco, Goya, Turner), Impressionism (Monet, Renoir, Cezanne), the 20th Century (Matisse, Picasso, Hopper, Wyeth) and 21 more
- Covers European and American masters
See also the companion guide Exercises and Activities for Short Lessons in Art History