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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Cleopatra and the Peasant

title | Cleopatra and the Peasant, detail

artist | Eugène Delacroix

style | Romanticism

date | 1838

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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.