The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



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Portrait of the Artist Mary Cassatt
name | Mary Cassatt

lived | 1844-1926

style | Impressionism

paintings | selected works

The Bacchante
Lady at the Tea Table
Little Girl in a Blue Armchair
The Loge
Mother and Child
On the Balcony
Young Mother Sewing

Impressionist artist Mary Cassatt painted intimate, beautiful images that reveal the world of women (especially mothers) and children. Select one of the links above to begin your exploration of the art of Mary Cassatt.


An intriguing introduction to Impressionism, this book from the Phaidon Art & Ideas series covers such topics as "The Artist as Subject", "Naturalism in Plein-air", and "Commerce and Creativity" in relation to the works of many Impressionist artists, including Monet, Renoir, Manet, Degas, and Pissarro. Color pictures add to the allure of this book.