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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Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen

title | Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen

artist | James McNeill Whistler

date | 1864

collection | Freer Gallery of Art

Art History at a Glance


Frances Spalding is the author of this intriguing book about artist James McNeill Whistler. As one of Phaidon's Colour Library series of art books, it features a familiar format, with an engaging introduction to Whistler and his works followed by color images of some of the artist's most memorable paintings.