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A History of Art for Beginners and Students

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A

HISTORY OF ART

FOR

BEGINNERS AND STUDENTS

PAINTING--SCULPTURE--ARCHITECTURE

WITH

_COMPLETE INDEXES AND NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS_

BY

CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT

AUTHOR OF "HANDBOOK OF LEGENDARY AND MYTHOLOGICAL ART," "PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ENGRAVERS, ARCHITECTS AND THEIR WORKS," "ARTISTS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY," ETC.

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NEW YORK FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY MDCCCXCI

COPYRIGHT, 1887, BY FREDERICK A. STOKES,

SUCCESSOR TO WHITE, STOKES, & ALLEN.

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. PAGE ANCIENT OR HEATHEN ARCHITECTURE. 3000 B.C. TO A.D. 328, 1 EGYPT, 2 ASSYRIA, 20 BABYLON, 29 PERSIA, 34 JUDEA, 44 GREECE, 46 ETRURIA, 71 ROME, 74

CHAPTER II.

CHRISTIAN ARCHITECTURE. A.D. 328 TO ABOUT 1400, 87 GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE, 93 BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE, 117 SARACENIC ARCHITECTURE, 123

CHAPTER III.

MODERN ARCHITECTURE. A.D. 1400 TO THE PRESENT TIME, 133 ITALY, 134 SPAIN, 145 FRANCE, 153 ENGLAND, 166 GERMANY, 172 THEATRES AND MUSIC HALLS, 179 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 181

GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS, 191

INDEX, 195


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