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The history of Western art
Carruthers, Bob.
Full screen version.
Publication Information:
West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, , [1999]

Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (186 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
This series presents a unique and masterly survey of the greatest achievements in the history of art from the medieval era to the post-impressionist world. This authoritative and thought-provoking series employs powerful graphic images to entertain and inform the student and the art lover. The collection also features expert commentary and analyses from leading authorities, art historians and scholars, new location footage and re-creations.
General Note:
Specifications: NTSC DVD, region 1; full screen 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
DISC 1: Light in the darkness: Gothic art: Religious themes in art ; Giotto di Bondone ; Simone Martini ; Filippo Brunelleschi ; The discovery of perspective ; Masaccio ; Leon Alberti ; Donatello ; The International Gothic style ; Jan van Eyck ; Rogier van der Weyden ; Paolo Uccello ; Andrea Mantegna ; Piero della Francesca ; Sandro Botticelli ; Andrea del Verrocchio. -- A new dawn: the Renaissance: A rebirth in art ; Leonardo da Vinci ; The Last Supper ; The Mona Lisa ; Michelangelo ; David ; The Sistine Chapel ; Raphael ; Madonna of the Goldfinch ; The Last Judgment ; Albrecht Durer ; Hans Holbein ; Titian ; Giorgione. -- The age of splendor: The baroque period: Art of the Baroque Age ; Caracci ; Caravaggio ; Gianlorenzo Bernini ; Diego Velazquez ; Peter Paul Rubens ; Dutch Artists ; Frans Hals ; Rembrandt ; Jan Vermeer.

DISC 2: Reason and enlightenment: The Rococo era: The Rococo age ; Jean-Antoine Watteau ; Francois Boucher ; Jean-Honore Fragonard ; Giovanni Battista Tiepolo ; Jean-Baptiste Chardin ; Jean-Baptiste Greuze ; William Hogarth ; Thomas Gainsborough ; Sir Joshua Reynolds ; Jacques Louis David ; John Singleton Copley ; The Death of Marat. -- Passion and revolution: Romanticism: The Romantic age ; Jacques Louis David ; Antoine-Jean Gros ; Theodore Gericault ; Eugene Delacroix ; Francisco Goya ; Landscape paintings ; John Constable ; Joseph Mallord ; William Turner ; Caspar David Friedrich. -- A new vision: The Impressionists: The Age of the Impressionists ; Edouard Manet ; Claude Monet ; Camille Pissarro ; Pierre Auguste Renoir ; Edgar Degas ; Georges Seurat ; Paul Cezanne ; Paul Gauguin ; Vincent van Gogh.
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Light in the darkness: Gothic art.

New dawn: the Renaissance.

Age of splendor: The Baroque period.

Reason and enlightenment: the Rococo era.

Passion and revolution: Romanticism.

New vision: The Impressionists.

Gothic art.


Baroque period.

Rococo era.


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