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A History Of Art For Beginners And Students

  [english | 1887]  

Clara Erskine Clement Waters


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [history | artDownloads: 391

Artists Past And Present

  [english | 1909]  

Elisabeth Luther Cary


Summary: [Artists Past And Present by Elisabeth Luther Cary. Publisher Moffat Yard Publication date 1909 Subjects Artists Art General Art Criticism Art History General Art American General Art European Art Individual Artist Biography]
Genres: [art | biographyDownloads: 1

Artists Wives

  [english | 1890]  

Alphonse Daudet


Summary: [Artists Wives by Alphonse Daudet. Notoriety faithfulness gossip love and style are Alphonse Daudet s subjects in these little-known stories about the strained relations between artists and their spouses. Daudet known as the French Dickens has an unerring eye for that eternal triangle-artist husband model wife and fickle fame. Alphonse Daudet 1840-1897 was part of the French naturalist group of ...]
Genres: [short story | fiction and literature | artDownloads: 390

Byzantine Churches In Constantinople

  [english | 1912]  

Alexander Van Millingen


Excerpts: [... in Constantinople. BYZANTINE CHURCHES IN CONSTANTINOPLE. MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED. LONDON ? BOMBAY ? CALCUTTA MELBOURNE. THE MACMILLAN ...... and the Shahzad?. But they are generally trifling in size, and are rather ornaments than serious attempts to buttress the dome. Walls.-The walls ...... viz. Athanasius, Euthemius, Timotheus, or more probably of the abbots, Sophronius ...]
Genres: [art | historyDownloads: 14

Capitals

  [english | 1918]  

Frederick Hamilton


Summary: [Capitals by Frederick W Hamilton. CAPITALS BY FREDERICK W. HAMILTON]
Genres: [instructional | artDownloads: 442

Cathedral Cities Of England

  [english | 1905]  

George Gilbert


Excerpts: [... As they could not entirely at first uproot the local peculiarities of the Anglo-Saxon treatment of style which they found in the country, they ...... became almost extinct through fire, and at several subsequent periods it suffered severely from the same cause. In 1170 the great event which stirred ...... was clearly introduced from over the water, for it still exists in the Low ...]
Genres: [artDownloads: 75

Concerning The Spiritual In Art

  [english | ]  

Wassily Kandinsky


Excerpts: [... process can only come AFTER the naturalist process and not before it. The child has a direct vision, because his mind is unencumbered by association ...... let us take the case of the definitely religious picture. [Footnote: Religion, in the sense of awe, is present in all true art. But here I use ...... because, if it were, one could, with the help of a scientific manual, describe ...]
Genres: [religion | artDownloads: 356

Embroidery And Tapestry Weaving

  [english | 1912]  

Grace Christie


Excerpts: [... stretched. Fig. 9 represents a frame of this type. If the frame is a very large one it can have a strengthening bar fixed across the centre from roller ...... interesting ideas that have gradually grown up in the past may still be made use of and added to, instead of being cast aside in a wild endeavour after ...... implies no unmeaning straightness or impossible curve, it may keep ...]
Genres: [instructional | artDownloads: 272

Essays On Art

  [english | 1919]  

Arthur Clutton Brock


Summary: [American Exorcist: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty (2008) is a collection of essays studying all of William Peter Blattys novels from Which Way To Mecca Jack? (1959) to Elsewhere (2009).]
Genres: [essays | artDownloads: 158

French Art

  [english | 1892]  

W Brownell


Summary: [The Lost Children is a French fairy tale collected by Antoinette Bon in Revue des traditions populaires. It is Aarne-Thompson type 327A. Another tale of this type is Hansel and Gretel The Lost Children combines with that type several motifs typical of Hop o My Thumb which is typical of French variants.]
Genres: [criticism | artDownloads: 265

Histoire De Lart Tome I Lart Antique

  [french | 1909]  

Elie Faure


Summary: [Mdecin rudit lie Faure compose en une vingtaine dannes (1909-1927) une monumentale Histoire de lart de la prhistoire au dbut du XXe sicle. Issu de confrences donnes luniversit populaire du 3e arrondissement de Paris ce travail sans cesse remani nest pas loeuvre dun universitaire mais celle dun passionn guid par ses motions qui souhaite partager son enthousiasme. Ce premier volume dont lauteur ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | art | historyDownloads: 167

Histoire De Lart Tome Ii Lart Medieval

  [french | 1912]  

Elie Faure


Summary: [Mdecin rudit lie Faure compose en une vingtaine dannes (1909-1927) une monumentale Histoire de lart de la prhistoire au dbut du XXe sicle. Issu de confrences donnes luniversit populaire du 3e arrondissement de Paris ce travail sans cesse remani nest pas loeuvre dun universitaire mais celle dun passionn guid par ses motions qui souhaite partager son enthousiasme.]
Genres: [non-fiction | art | historyDownloads: 497

Holbein

  [english | 1904]  

Beatrice Fortescue


Summary: [Broken wings.--The Beldonald Holbein.--The two faces.--The tone of time.--The special type.--Mrs. Medwin.--Flickerbridge.--The story in it.--The beast in the jungle.--The birthplace.--The papers.]
Genres: [biography | artDownloads: 201

How To See The British Museum In Four Visits

  [english | ]  

W Blanchard Jerrold


Summary: [William Blanchard Jerrold (23 December 1826 - 10 March 1884) was an English journalist and author.]
Genres: [non fiction | artDownloads: 153

Knights Of Art

  [english | 1908]  

Amy Steedman


Summary: [The Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights is a 1833 fairy-tale poem by Aleksandr Pushkin. The story is based on the tale Little Snow White from Grimms Fairy Tales. Pushkin owned a copy of the Grimms Fairy Tales in a French translation called Vieux contes. Pours les grandes et les petits enfans. There also exist Pushkins own outline of the story which he planned to write but which does ...]
Genres: [young readers | history | artDownloads: 137

Lautrec

  [french | 1921]  

Gustave Coquiot


Excerpts: [... y compris la Sude, la Hollande, le Danemark et la Russie. S'adresser, pour traiter, la Librairie OLLENDORFF 50, Chausse d'Antin, Paris. GUSTAVE COQUIOT. LAUTREC. OU ...... non feint, ira vers les plus crapuleux spectacles, pour les exprimer, non pas, comme on l'a cru, avec une frocit de nain haineux, mais avec une verve ...... de pltre et Goya de l'ge de sang. Ingres, enfin, d'une ...]
Genres: [art | biographyDownloads: 170

Les Femmes Dartistes

  [french | 1878]  

Alphonse Daudet


Excerpts: [... laissant peine distinct le luxe capricieux des vastes murailles encombres de toiles, de panoplies, de tentures, et termines tout en haut par un vitrage ...... Peintre. Ah. pote, pote. as-tu pens aussi toutes les becques qu'il faut mettre au bout d'une plume ou d'un pinceau pour nourrir une couve. Le Pote. Enfin, ...... fivreux, incapable de tout travail. Peu peu sa violence mme se ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | artDownloads: 41

Lives Of The Most Eminent Painters Sculptors And Architects

  [english | 1912]  

Giorgio Vasari


Summary: [The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters Sculptors and Architects from Cimabue to Our Times or Le Vite de piu eccellenti pittori scultori e architettori as it was originally known in Italian is a series of artist biographies written by 16th century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari which is considered perhaps the most famous and even today the most- read work of the older ...]
Genres: [biography | artDownloads: 228

Memoires Dun Artiste

  [french | 1896]  

Charles Gounod


Summary: [Translation of Me?moires dun artiste.]
Genres: [biography | artDownloads: 318

Modern Painting

  [english | 1893]  

George Moore


Summary: [George Fletcher Moore (10 December 1798 ? 30 December 1886) was a prominent early settler in colonial Western Australia and one of of the key figures in early Western Australias ruling elite (Cameron 2000). He conducted a number of exploring expeditions was responsible for one of the earliest published records of the language of the Australian Aborigines of the Perth area and was the author of ...]
Genres: [criticism | artDownloads: 396
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