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
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
Does a fairly good job as an intro. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Bogdan Dimitriu - Goodreads

Really interesting and entertaining history of art. The author tries to link artistic styles chronologically and explain why some of them came to be while other fell into disuse. Highly recommend to anyone who wishes to have a quick overview of (mostly) Western Art. Read full review

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User Review  - Joyita - Goodreads

This book is like walking through a guided tour of art history. The text is precise and well written. A 5 star in terms of content. But... What encouraged me to borrow this book was the size and ... Read full review

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