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 Diego Velázquez
name | Diego Velázquez

lived | 1599-1660

period | Baroque

paintings | selected works

The Forge of Vulcan
Infanta Margarita
Lady with a Fan
Las Meninas
Philip IV in Armor
The Spinners

More about Diego Velázquez is coming soon.

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.