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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Column of Trajan

name | Column of Trajan, detail

artist | unknown

period | Early Empire (Ancient Roman Art)

date | circa 113 AD

This piece of monumental sculpture, which is known as the Column of Trajan, is swarming with intricately carved images that announce Roman military might and prowess.

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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.