Jansons Short History of Art

Jansons Short History of Art


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780136039266
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/02/2008
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Penelope J.E. Davies is Associate Professor athe theUniversity of Texas Austin. She is a scholar of Greek and Roman art and architecture as well as a field archaeologist. She is author of Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius, winner of the Vasari Award.

Frima Fox Hofrichter is Professor and Chari of the History of Art and Design deparment at Pratt Institute. She is author of Judith Leyster, A Dutch Artist in Holland’s Golden Age, winner of CAA’s Millard Meiss Publication Fund Award.

Joseph Jacobs is an independent scholar, critic, and art historian of modern art in New York City. He was the curator of modern art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, director of the Oklahoma City Art Museum, and curator of American art at The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey.

David L. Simon is Jette Professor of Art at Colby College, where he received the Basset Teaching Award in 2005. Among his publications is the catalogue of Spanish and southern French Romanesque sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters.

Ann M. Robberts, Professor of art at Lake Forest College has published essays, articles and reviews on both Northern and Italian Renaissance topics. Her research focuses on women in the Renaissance, and her most recent publication is entitled Dominican Women and Renaissance Art: The Convent of San Domenico of Pisa.

H.W. Janson was a legendary name in art history. During his long career as a teacher and scholar, he helped define the discipline through his impressive books and other publications.

Anthony F.Janson forged a distinguished career as a professor, scholar, museum professional and writer. From the time of his father’s death in 1982 until 2004, he authored History of Art.

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