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.



home | art | art history | 19th c. | gallery

Rogue's Gallery - 19th Century Artists
Lawrence Alma-Tadema | Alma-Tadema captured the Golden Age of ancient Greece and Rome in his beautiful canvases, and managed to meld the Victorian ideal of beauty with his images of this appealing era.

Adolphe-William Bouguereau | French painter William Bouguereau is remembered for his polished, Academic depictions of charming peasant girls, frolicking nymphs, and splendid nudes.

J.A.D. Ingres | Ingres was the undisputed master of Neoclassical painting in the Nineteenth century - with works such as Jupiter and Thetis and the Grande Odalisque, Ingres demonstrated his debt to David.

Gustav Klimt | Klimt was an artistic innovator who developed his own style of depicting the sensuous and erotic femme fatale that so haunted Nineteenth century imaginations.

Frederic Leighton | An accomplished and respected Victorian artist, Leighton created magnificent masterpieces that were often inspired by Greek and Roman mythology.

John Singer Sargent | Sargent was a brilliant painter of portraits - he specialized in splendid images of aristocratic beauties and enchanting depictions of children.

John William Waterhouse | Like many of his contemporaries, Waterhouse also transformed mythology and poetry into striking images, such as the powerful paintings Circe Invidiosa and The Lady of Shalott.

James McNeill Whistler | As a connoisseur of Japanese art, Whistler incorporated many different design influences from Asia - and elsewhere - in his sophisticated and complex paintings.