History of Art (1997)

Index

1. Prehistoric Art
i. The Old Stone Age
ii. The New Stone Age
iii. Neolithic Europe
iv. Neolithic America

2. Egyptian Art
i. The Old Kingdom
1. Tombs and Religions
2. Third Dynasty
3. Fourth Dynasty
ii. The Middle Kingdom
iii. The New Kingdom

3. Ancient Near Eastern Art
i. Sumerian Art
1. Akkadian
2. Ur
3. Babylonian
ii. Assyrian Art
1. Palaces and Their Decoration
2. Persian Art

4. Aegean Art
i. Cycladic Art
ii. Minoan Art
iii. Mycenean Art

5. Greek Art

6. Etruscan Art

7. Roman Art

8. European Art

i. Middle Ages
1. Early Christian and Byzantine Art
2. Early Medieval Art
3. Romanesque Art
4. Gothic Art
ii. Renaissance Through Rococo
1. The Early Renaissance in Italy
2. The High Renaissance in Italy
3. Mannerism and Other Trends
4. “Late Gothic” Painting, Sculpture, and the graphic arts
5. Renaissance in the North
6. Baroque in Italy and Spain
7. Baroque in Flanders and Holland
8. Baroque in France and England
9. Rococo

iii. Modern World (Imperial)


1. Neoclassicism and Romanticism
a. England
     i. Palladian Revival
ii. English Landscape Garden
b. France
c. Robert Adam
d. Thomas Jefferson

2. The Romantic Movement
a. The Classic and Gothic Revivals
b. Neo-Renaissance and Neo-Baroque
c. Empire Style
d. Industrial Revolution

3. Realism and Impressionism

4. Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau
a. Art Nouveau
b. United States

5. Twentieth Century Architecture
a. Architecture Before World War I
b. Architecture between the wars
i. International Style
ii. Expressionism
iii. Bauhaus
iv. Art Deco
c. Architecture from 1945 to 1980
i. High Modernism
ii. Urban planning
iii. Late Modernism

6. Postmodernism
a. Semiotics
b. Deconstruction

Glossary

abacus
abbey
academy
acanthus
acrylic
aerial perspective
aisle
alla prima
altar
altarpiece
alternate system
ambulatory
amphitheater
amphora
amphorae
andachtsbild
annular
anta
antae
apse
aquatint
aqueduct
arcade
arch
architrave
archivolt
Arianism
arriccio
atmospheric perspective
atrium
attic
autochrome
balustrade
baptistery
barrel vault
base
basilica
battlement
bay
blind arcade
block books
book of hours
bracket
broken pediment
burin
buttress
calligraphy
camera obscura
campanile
camposanto
canopy
capital
cartoon
carving
caryatid
casting
catacombs
cella
centering
central-plan church
chancel
chapel
chasing
château
châteaux
chevet
chiaroscuro
choir
choir screen
cire-perdu process
clerestory
cloister
codex
codices
coffer
collage
colonnade
Colossal Order
column
compound pier
contrapposto
corbelling
Corinthian Order
cornice
cromlech
cross section
crosshatching
crossing
crypt
daguerreotype
Deësis
dentil
diptych
dipylon vase
disguised symbolism
dolmen
dome
domus
donor
Doric Order
drawing
drôleries
drum
drypoint
echinus
elevation
encaustic
engaged column
engraving
entablature
entasis
etching
facade
finial
fluting
flying buttress
font
fora
foreshortening
forum
fresco
frieze
gable
gallery
genre
gesso
gilding
glaze
gloriole
glory
gold leaf
gospel
Greek-cross church
groin vault
ground plan
guttae
Hallenkirche
halo
hatching
hieroglyph
high relief
icon
iconostasis
illuminated manuscript
illusionism
impasto
in antis
insula
insulae
Ionic Order
jambs
keep
keystone
korai
kore
kouroi
kouros
krater
kylix
labors of the months
lantern
lapith
lekythois
lekythos
liberal arts
lintel
lithograph
loggia
longitudinal section
louvers
low relief
lunette
Maestà
magi
magus
mandorla
manuscript
mastaba
mausoleum
meander
medium
megalith
megara
megaron
megarons
metope
miniature
model
modeling
molding
monastic order
mosaic
mural
naos
narthex
nave
obelisk
oil painting
oil sketch
orchestra
Order
palazzi
palazzo
palette
panel
Pantheon
pantocrator
papyrus
parchment
pastel
pedestal
pediment
pelike
pendentive
peripteral
peristyle
perspective
photogram
photograph
photomontage
piazza
picture plane
pier
pietà
pilaster
pilgrimage choir
pillar
pinnacle
plan
podium
polyptych
porch
portal
portico
post and lintel
predella
print
pronaos
propylaea
propylaeum
psalter
pulpit
putti
putto
pylon
quatrefoil
radiating chapels
relief
respond
rhyton
rib
ribbed vault
rood screen
rose window
rostrum
rustication
sacra conversazione
sacristy
salon
sanctuary
sarcophagi
sarcophagus
scriptoria
scriptorium
scroll
section
sexpartite vault
sfumato
shaft
side aisle
silver leaf
silver salts
sinopia
sinopie
sketch
spandrel
Sphinx
stele
stereobate
stereoscope
stilts
stoa
stucco
study
stylobate
stylus
superimposed orders
tabernacle
tablinum
tempera painting
terracotta
tessera
tesserae
theater
tholos
thrust
tracery
transept
tree of knowledge
tree of life
triforium
triglyph
triptych
triumphal arch
trumeau
truss
turret
tympanum
vault
veduta
vedute
vellum
vestry
villa
volute
voussoir
wash
watercolor painting
westwork
wing
woodcut
ziggurat
zodiac

Sources Cited

Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. JansonHistory of Art, 5th edition. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997.