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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name | Pantheon, detail

location | Rome, Italy

period | Early Empire (Ancient Roman Art)

constructed | 125-8 AD

architects | unknown

The Pantheon, as the name suggests, is a temple to "all the gods". And it is also a feat of Roman architectural - and engineering - genius, with its dome and other fascinating features.

More information about the Pantheon is coming soon.
A Handbook of Roman Art

This book features individual chapters devoted to explaining the fine arts in ancient Rome - descriptions of architecture, sculpture, and wall painting are balanced by images. And the decorative arts are also represented, including metalwork, gems, jewelry, pottery, and glass.