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  - Chris Gregory - Goodreads

Textbook from my Art History class in high school, it's a good thorough introduction to the subject with excellent pictures. Still have it kicking around and gone back to it a few times. Read full review

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User Review  - Heeba Salem - Goodreads

In my opinion, the book is fabulously readable for two reasons: Every piece of art mentioned is shown in the book beside the text and the author avoids "pretentious jargon". I wish every art book ... Read full review

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