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Kunstgeschichte In Bildern

Kunstgeschichte In Bildern: Art History in Pictures

Condition: Very Good

This is a complete 5-volume set of art history books from Germany (the volumes are written entirely in German) - "Kunstgeschichte in Bildern" (Art History in Pictures) published in 1900 by E.A. Seemann in Leipzig and Berlin. "The systematic presentation of the development of fine art from classical antiquity to the end of the 18th century." Each volume is profusely illustrated. The contents of the volumes are as follows (translated): VOLUME I - Das Altertum (Antiquity) * Precursors * The Classical Art * Architecture * Plastic * Painting VOLUME II - Das Mittelalter (The Middle Ages) * Early Christian Art * Byzantine Art * The Architecture of the Roman Style * Plastic and Painting in the High Middle Ages * The Architecture of Gothic Style * Plastic and Painting in the Late Middle Ages VOLUME III - Die Renaissance in Italien (The Renaissance in Italy) * Architecture * Churches * Halls and Courtyards * Palaces * Villas of the High Renaissance * Decoration * Plastic * Painting * Early Renaissance * High Renaissance VOLUME IV - Die Kunst Des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts Ausserhalb Italiens (The Art of the 15th and 16th Centuries Outside of Italy) * Epoch of National Styles * Plastic * Painting * Epoch of the Italian Influence * Architecture * Plastic * Painting VOLUME V - Die Kunst Des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts (The Art of the 17th and 18th Centuries) * Age of the Baroque * Sculpture * Painting * Age of the Rococo * Plastic * Painting * Turn to Nature and Ancient * Plastic * Painting

The set is in overall very good condition with only some wear to the corners of volumes I and II. Light soiling to a few of the front covers, and the bottom edge of volume II has a couple light stain spots. All volumes are tightly bound with no loose pages. The front end paper of volumes I and III have a couple verticle creases. The text pages of all volumes are in terrific condition with no notable condition flaws found. Overall a very good condition set.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: CraigsClassics US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 838
  • Title: Kunstgeschichte In Bildern
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: E.A. Seemann
  • Place: Leipzig and Berlin
  • Date published: 1900
  • Keywords: Kunstgeschichte In Bildern, art history
  • Bookseller catalogs: Non-Fiction; Other;


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