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The Resource Purposes of art : an introduction to the history and appreciation of art, [by] Albert E. Elsen

Purposes of art : an introduction to the history and appreciation of art, [by] Albert E. Elsen

Label
Purposes of art : an introduction to the history and appreciation of art
Title
Purposes of art
Title remainder
an introduction to the history and appreciation of art
Statement of responsibility
[by] Albert E. Elsen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Learning to appreciate art through its history
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-1995
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elsen, Albert E.
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N5303
LC item number
.E45 1967
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art
  • Aesthetics
Label
Purposes of art : an introduction to the history and appreciation of art, [by] Albert E. Elsen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 441-447
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the artist's past training and status -- Art as a matter of life and death -- Images of Gods -- Religious architecture -- The sacred book -- The synthesis of heaven and earth fifteenth-century Flemish art -- The synthesis of heaven and earth fifteenth-century Italian art -- Michelangelo -- The synthesis of heaven and earth in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century art -- The table in Baroque secular art -- Rembrandt -- Images of authority -- The architecture of authority -- To be of one's time: the synthesis of past and present in nineteenth-century art -- Themes from nature -- Painting and objects -- The portrait in painting and sculpture -- The figure in sculpture -- Picasso -- Imaginative art -- Death of the window and life of the square: abstraction
Control code
418465
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
viii, 455 pages
Lccn
67010266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MU: UMC copy lacking plate on p. [375].
Other physical details
illustrations (part color)
System control number
(OCoLC)418465
Label
Purposes of art : an introduction to the history and appreciation of art, [by] Albert E. Elsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 441-447
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the artist's past training and status -- Art as a matter of life and death -- Images of Gods -- Religious architecture -- The sacred book -- The synthesis of heaven and earth fifteenth-century Flemish art -- The synthesis of heaven and earth fifteenth-century Italian art -- Michelangelo -- The synthesis of heaven and earth in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century art -- The table in Baroque secular art -- Rembrandt -- Images of authority -- The architecture of authority -- To be of one's time: the synthesis of past and present in nineteenth-century art -- Themes from nature -- Painting and objects -- The portrait in painting and sculpture -- The figure in sculpture -- Picasso -- Imaginative art -- Death of the window and life of the square: abstraction
Control code
418465
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
viii, 455 pages
Lccn
67010266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MU: UMC copy lacking plate on p. [375].
Other physical details
illustrations (part color)
System control number
(OCoLC)418465

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