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 Edouard Manet
name | Edouard Manet

lived | 1832-1883

style | Impressionism

paintings | selected works

The Balcony
The Bar at the Folies Berg�re
The Conservatory
D�jeuner sur l'Herbe
The Fife Player
Lola de Valence
Nymph Surprised
Portrait of Emile Zola
Self Portrait with Palette
Vase of Peonies on a Pedestal
Woman with a Parrot

Artist Edouard Manet's striking paintings Olympia, D�jeuner sur l'Herbe, and The Bar at the Folies Berg�re are famous for their enigmatic and complex meanings. Simply select one of the links above to begin your exploration of the works of Edouard Manet.


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.