Short Lessons in Art History

This captivating biographical survey covers art history through the life stories and artistic accomplishments of 35 great painters and sculptors. Students will come to appreciate the artists’ personal struggles and successes, along with their greatest works, and will gain an understanding of major art movements from the Italian Renaissance to modern times.

This book includes:

  • 64 black-and-white images and 22 color plates
  • Glossaries for each artist
  • Artists of the Renaissance (Botticelli, da Vinci, Durer, Rubens), the 18th Century (El Greco, Goya, Turner), Impressionism (Monet, Renoir, Cezanne), the 20th Century (Matisse, Picasso, Hopper, Wyeth) and 21 more artists
  • European and American masters