For nearly 25 years, History of Art for Young People has remained unsurpassed as an introduction to the fascinating world of art in the Western world. In this new edition, Anthony F. Janson, chairman and associate professor of art and theatre at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, retains the intelligent freshness of H.W. Janson's classic original work while making it even more accessible and meaningful for today's readers. 623 illustrations, 253 in color. Glossary. Index. Bibliography. 4 maps.
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"An exemplary art history."-Booklist
"The standard in its field . . . a one-stop compendium for those researching any aspect of Western art history."-Kirkus ReviewsAbout the Author:
Anthony F. Janson has forged a distinguished career as an author, museum professional, and teacher. He has written books, catalogues, and articles on a wide range of subjects, and has served as Chief Curator at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the North Carolina Museum of Art. He is on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Dr. Janson took over authorship of History of Art and History of Art for Young People upon the death of his father, H. W. Janson, in 1982.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Bookseller Inventory # 2769342541