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 Eugène Delacroix
name | Eugène Delacroix

lived | 1798-1863

style | Romanticism

paintings | selected works

The Barque of Dante
Cleopatra and the Peasant
The Cumaean Sibyl
The Death of Marcus Aurelius
The Death of Sardanapalus
Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi
The Justice of Trajan
Liberty Leading the People
Medea about to Kill Her Children
Tam o'Shanter

Eugène Delacroix was very much a Romantic artist - with his exotic subjects, vibrant colors, and dramatic, emotional treatment of such themes as the Death of Sardanapalus and Medea, he defined Romanticism in painting. Select one of the links above to begin your exploration of the works of Eugène Delacroix.


A fascinating and erudite exploration of Romanticism, by Hugh Honour. This book features such interesting chapters as: "Frozen Music", "The Last Enchantments of the Middle Ages", and "The Mysterious Way". There are also many fine black and white pictures.