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Catalog #: 730-6
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Large Reproductions

Understanding and analyzing how art functions in history, society and everyday life.

This new edition of Discovering Art History will show students how the visual arts serve to shape and reflect ideas, issues, and themes from the time of the first cave paintings to the twenty-first century.

Thirty laminated 18" x 24" fine art prints showcase major art forms, historical periods, and cultural events. Teacher's Guide includes design analysis, background information, and a lesson plan for each image.

List of Artworks:

  1. Oceanic Mask, Sugriwa
  2. Nkisi Nkonde, Power Figure
  3. Helen Cordero, Cochiti Pueblo Storyteller
  4. Cave Drawing, Wooly Rhinoceros
  5. Egyptian, Double Case from Tutankhamen Tomb
  6. Greek, Vase, dipylon, colossal, Funerary scene
  7. Roman, Bedroom from Villa of P. Fannius
  8. Spain, Mosque, Cordoba
  9. Franco-Flemish, The Hunt of the Unicorn
  10. Paris, France, Gargoyles from the Cathedral of Notre Dame
  11. Sandro Botticelli, La Primavera
  12. Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam (detail)
  13. Albrecht Dürer, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
  14. Diego Velázquez, Surrender at Breda
  15. Jean-Antione Watteau, Embarkation for Cythera
  16. Joshua Johnson, The Westwood Children
  17. Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Marat
  18. Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Marie Antionette and Her Children
  19. Gustave Courbet, Studio of a Painter
  20. Edouard Manet, Luncheon on the Grass
  21. Edgar Degas, Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
  22. Vincent van Gogh, Bedroom at Arles
  23. Henri Matisse, Green Stripe (Madame Matisse)
  24. Pablo Picasso, Family of Saltimbanques
  25. Georgia O’Keeffe, Cow's Skull with Calico Roses
  26. Frederick Remington, A Dash for the Timber
  27. Maya Ying Lin, Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
  28. I. M. Pei, & Partners, East Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  29. Robert Rauschenberg, Bed
  30. Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Rainbow

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