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 Rembrandt
name | Rembrandt van Rijn

lived | 1606-1669

period | Baroque

paintings | selected works

Descent from the Cross
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
Saskia as Flora
Self Portrait (1633)
Self Portrait (1669)
Self Portrait with Saskia
Supper at Emmaus
Susanna Surprised by the Elders
Woman Bathing in a Stream

Rembrandt van Rijn is a legendary artist, and one of the most beloved of the so-called 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 Rembrandt's numerous self portraits, and moving masterpieces such as his paintings Descent from the Cross and Supper at Emmaus.

To learn more about Rembrandt and his paintings, select a title and click on one (or more) of the links above. And if you want to know even more about the artist, his life, and his work, there are recommended books on the pages of this section.

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.