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
The best intro to art I've found. - Goodreads
Excellent reference book for art history courses - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ansie de Swardt - Goodreads

I have an older edition which I enjoyed for its clear prose style and interesting overview of admittedly mostly Wenstern art. I like the sound of the new additions and will try to get hold of it. Read full review

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User Review  - MercMel - Goodreads

This Kraut knows his scheiBe, no doubt. Gombrich was actually an Austrian-British guy, though more British in the classy, elegant way in which he formed his prose. I gotta admire that, but certainly ... Read full review

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