A History of Art for Beginners and Students - Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of A History of Art for Beginners and Students, by Clara Erskine ClementThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.netTitle: A History of Art for Beginners and StudentsPainting, Sculpture, ArchitectureAuthor: Clara Erskine ClementRelease Date: May 29, 2008 [EBook #25632]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK A HISTORY OF ART ***Produced by Juliet Sutherland, Janet Blenkinship and theOnline Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.netFig. 58 FIG. 58.—THE VENUS OF MILO. (Seepage 87.)AHISTORY OF ARTFORBEGINNERS AND STUDENTSPAINTING—SCULPTURE—ARCHITECTUREWITHCOMPLETE INDEXES AND NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONSBYCLARA ERSKINE CLEMENTAUTHOR OF "HANDBOOK OF LEGENDARY AND MYTHOLOGICAL ART,""PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ENGRAVERS, ARCHITECTS AND THEIR WORKS,""ARTISTS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY," ETC.NEW YORKFREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY MDCCCXCICopyright, 1887,By FREDERICK A. STOKES,Successor to White, Stokes, & Allen.CONTENTS.CHAPTER I.Ancient Sculpture:Egypt, 1Assyria, 10CHAPTER II.Greek Sculpture, 18CHAPTER III.Ancient Italian Sculpture, 82CHAPTER IV.Mediæval Sculpture, from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century, 105CHAPTER V.Italian Sculpture in the Fifteenth Century, 136CHAPTER VI.Sculpture in Germany ...

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of A History of Art for
Beginners and Students, by
Clara Erskine Clement
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no
cost and with
almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,
give it away or
re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg
License included
with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net
Title: A History of Art for Beginners and Students
Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Author: Clara Erskine Clement
Release Date: May 29, 2008 [EBook #25632]
Language: English
*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK
A HISTORY OF ART ***
Produced by Juliet Sutherland, Janet Blenkinship and
the
Online Distributed Proofreading Team atOnline Distributed Proofreading Team at
http://www.pgdp.net
Fig. 58 Fig. 58.—The Venus of Milo. (See page 87.)
A
HISTORY OF ART
FOR
BEGINNERS AND STUDENTS
PAINTING—SCULPTURE—
ARCHITECTURE
WITH
COMPLETE INDEXES AND NUMEROUS
ILLUSTRATIONS
BY
CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENTAUTHOR OF "HANDBOOK OF LEGENDARY AND
MYTHOLOGICAL ART,"
"PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ENGRAVERS,
ARCHITECTS AND THEIR WORKS,"
"ARTISTS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY," ETC.
NEW YORK
FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY MDCCCXCI
Copyright, 1887,
By FREDERICK A. STOKES,
Successor to White, Stokes, & Allen.
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I.
Ancient Sculpture:
Egypt, 1
1
Assyria,
0
CHAPTER II.
1
Greek Sculpture,
8
CHAPTER III.
8
Ancient Italian Sculpture,
2
CHAPTER IV.
1
Mediæval Sculpture, from the Fifth to
00
the Fifteenth Century,
5
CHAPTER V.
1
Italian Sculpture in the Fifteenth Cent
3
ury,
6
CHAPTER VI.
1
Sculpture in Germany, France, Engla
6
nd, and Spain, from 1450 to 1550,
0
CHAPTER VII.
Italian Sculpture in the Sixteenth Cent 1
ury—Cellini, Michael Angelo, and Oth 8
ers, 1
CHAPTER VIII.
2
European Sculpture from Michael An
1
gelo to Canova,
3
CHAPTER IX.
2
Canova, Thorwaldsen, and Other Rec
3
ent Sculptors,
5
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
Fron
Venus of Milo, tispi
ece
Statue of Cephren in the Museum
33
at Cairo,
Various Kinds of Dogs, 5
Androsphinx, 6
Kriosphinx, 6
The Great Sphinx, 7
Hieracosphinx, 8
The Colossi at Thebes, 9
Polishing a Colossal Statue, 10
Mode of Transporting a Colossus
from the Quarries (from a lithogra 11
phic Drawing),
Statue of Sardanapalus I. (from Ni
12
mrud),
Lion-Hunt (from Nimrud), 13
Wounded Lion Biting a Chariot-wh
15
eel,
Arm-chair or Throne (Khorsabad), 16
Mode of Drawing the Bow (Koyunji
17
k),
Lion Devouring Deer, 22
Heracles, Triton, and Nereids, 23
Heracles and the Cecrops, 23
Actæon and his Dogs, 24
From the Harpy Monument, Lond
25
on,
Figures from the Pediment of the
27
Temple of Minerva, at Ægina,Archaistic Artemis at Naples, 28
The Discobolus (Myron), 30
Athenian Coins with the Minerva P
34
romachos,
Coin of Elis with the Olympian Zeu
36
s,
Bust of Jupiter found at Otricoli, 37
Torso of a Statue of Theseus (?), 38
From the Frieze of the Parthenon, 43
The Five Central Figures, 44
Youths Preparing to join the Caval
45
cade,
Horsemen Starting, 46
Procession of Cavalry, 46
Procession of Chariots, 47
Train of Musicians and Youths, 47
Cows for Sacrifice, 48
Train of Noble Maidens, 48
Head of Asclepius (in the British M
50
useum),
A Wounded Amazon (Cresilas), 52
Statue of Pericles (Cresilas), 52
Eirene and the Young Plutus (Cep
56
hisodotus),
Portrait of Mausolus, 57
From the Frieze of the Mausoleu
58
m,The Eros of Centocelle, 60
Niobe and her Youngest Daughter
62
,
Brother and Sister, 63
The Eldest Daughter, 64
A Niobid, 65
Ganymede (after Leochares), 66
Monument of Lysicrates (Athens), 67
Bacchus and Lion (from the Lysicr
68
ates Monument),
The Apoxyomenos of Lysippus, 69
The Laocoon Group, 75
The Farnese Bull, 77
Gallic Warrior (Venice), 78
The Dying Gaul, 79
Boy and Goose, 80
Spinario, 81
Venus de' Medici, 86
The Farnesian Hercules, 89
The Apollo Belvedere, 90
Head of Apollo Belvedere, 91
The Steinhäuser Head, 91
The Stroganoff Apollo, 92
Diane à la Biche, 95
Athena of the Capitol, 96
Triumphal Procession from Arch o
9797
f Titus,
From the Reliefs of Trajan's Colu
99
mn,
Portrait of Sophocles, 101
Statue of Augustus, 102
Agrippina the Elder, 103
Statue of St. Peter, 106
From the Cathedra of Maximianus
109
,
Diptych (Zurich), 110
From the Façade of Chartres Cat
113
hedral,
From the North Transept of Rhei
118
ms Cathedral,
From the West Façade of Strasbu
120
rg Cathedral,
Duke Robert of Normandy, 121
Ivory Relief (Hunting Scene), 124
Relief by Nicola Pisano (Lucca), 128
Relief from the Pulpit at Pisa (Nico
129
la Pisano),
Campo Santo of Pisa (Giovanni Pi
132
sano),
Relief by Jacopo della Quercia (B
138
ologna),
From the Eastern Gates (showing
141
compartments 6, 8, and 10),
The Annunciation (Donatello), 143Statue of St. George (Donatello), 144
Dancing Boys (Luca della Robbia), 147
Boy with Dolphin (Verocchio), 149
Statue of Colleoni (Verocchio), 150
Terra-cottas from the Ospedale G
156
rande (Milan),
Count Eberhard von Grumbach (R
169
impar),
Justice, 170
The Three Wise Virgins, 170
Tomb of St. Sebald (Nuremberg), 172
Peter Vischer's Statue, 173
St. Sebald and the Burning Icicles
174
(Vischer),
Peter (Vischer), 175
John (Vischer), 175
Man and Geese (Labenwolf), 176
Pharisee, Levite (Rustici), 183
Bacchus (Jacopo Sansovino), 185
Perseus (Benvenuto Cellini), 191
Michael Angelo's Angel (Bologna), 197
Pietà (Michael Angelo), 199
Michael Angelo's David, 201
Giuliano de' Medici (Michael Angel
205
o),
Statue of Moses (Michael Angelo)
207