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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Dutch Baroque Art
An introduction to Dutch Baroque Art is coming soon!

Baroque Painters
Frans Hals | This master artist is famous for his exquisite and exuberant portraits. Indeed, his paintings of people are notable for their vitality and also for their engaging presence that continues to delight viewers even today.

Rembrandt | Rembrandt is a legendary artist, and one of the most beloved of the "Old Masters". His remarkable images convey the power and passion of a man devoted to his art, and his paintings demonstrate an uncanny ability to capture subtle nuances of emotion. Significant works include his numerous self portraits and moving masterpieces such as his Descent from the Cross.

Jan Vermeer | The serene, enchanting beauty and grace of a Vermeer painting is unmistakable, as is Vermeer's trademark obsession with depicting light. His Art of Painting, Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, and Girl with a Pearl Earring are among the most memorable works that Vermeer created.

Baroque and Rococo

Germain Bazin has written a delightful introduction to the art and artists of the Baroque and Rococo periods. Chapters explore the development of these important art movements in various countries, from Italy, to France, to Spain. And plenty of pictures accompany the text.