The Story of Art

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Paw Prints, Jun 26, 2008 - Art
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An illustrated introduction to art appreciation with a survey of the major art periods and styles and descriptions of the work and world of the masters

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Understandable accessible introduction to art. - Goodreads
Good read for going through the ages in a fast pace. - Goodreads
this is one of my favorite art reference books! - Goodreads
I love Gombrich's clear and unpretentious writing. - Goodreads
So good, fun to read, and life-enrichingly educational. - Goodreads
The best intro to art I've found. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Rlotz - Goodreads

I should preface everything I say with a general caveat: I am a novice in the world of art, which is the reason I picked up this book in the first place. Although I often drew as a child, I was more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bugenhagen - Goodreads

This acclaimed history really shines at its bookends: the introduction, final chapter, and postscript. Here, Gombrich is free to discourse on the general meaning of art, attitudes towards it, and the ... Read full review

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