- New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1997).
- thick 4to.
- cloth, dust jacket in a illustrated paper-covered boards slipcase with a cloth top and bottom.
- 1000 pages.
- ISBN: 0810934426
Price: $95.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 60391
Fifth edition revised. A collection of more than forty discussions of cultural developments paralleling movements in art, which cover ancient Greek times to the Postmodern era. Music, Theater, Greek and Roman mythology, Christian iconography, Western monastic order, and medieval guilds are the main focus of these essays with 115 primary source readings. It is beautifully illustrated with 736 five color reproductions, 111 line drawings, and 12 maps with 4 in full color, all printed on matte coated paper. It list significant art museums and architectural sites, a bibliography and a glossary of terms that is keyed to illustrated works of art.