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Penelope J. E. Davies is Associate Professor at the University 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.


Walter B. Denny is a Professor of Art History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  In addition to exhibition catalogues, his publications include books on Ottoman Turkish carpets, textiles, and ceramics, and articles on miniature painting, architecture and architectural decoration.


Frima Fox Hofrichter is Professor and former Chair of the History of Art and Design department at Pratt Institute.  She is author of Judith Leyster, A Dutch Artist in Holland’s Golden Age, which received 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 Jetté 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. Roberts, 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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On the road to an A. 11 Oct. 2011
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This is a text book (obviously), but its an easy read and interesting with plenty of historical references and plenty of details about the art work. My professor recommended it and Im glad she did.
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Had to have this book for a college course. I looked at the college bookstore and various others on line and off line, Amazon had the best pricing, and the book was new!! Thanks Amazon
It features fantastic pictures and relevant information that is very easy to ... 27 Sept. 2014
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If you are an art history major i suggest you purchase this book as a quick refresher. It features fantastic pictures and relevant information that is very easy to understand.
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This edition sure beats carrying around the huge and very heavy hardcover edition I had to use for my other art class.
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I get the bigger version that is too big for me to use
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