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 Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
name | Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

lived | 1824-1898

style | Symbolism

paintings | selected works

The Balloon
Death and the Maidens
The Dream
The Poor Fisherman
The Shepherd's Song
Virgil, Bucolic Poetry
The White Rock
Young Girls at the Seaside

Artist Pierre Puvis de Chavannes was one of Nineteenth century France's greatest decorative painters, and he specialized in spectacular murals that adorn public buildings. To learn more about Symbolist artist Pierre Puvis de Chavannes select one of the links above.

And for more information, see our "artist at a glance" area - it features a brief biography of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Author Aimee Brown Price has written a compelling and comprehensive monograph about one of France's most celebrated 19th century painters - Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. The elegant book features color images and engaging text that reveals the mysteries of this master artist.