CDR-1276: SR Set: The Essential Art History Primer

The Essential Art History Primer provides images of western painting, sculpture, and architecture. Suitable for teaching students ranging from kindergarten through high school and a good beginning to any college introduction Art History program. From Prehistoric through the Twenty-first Century our images offer a range of periods, styles, genres, and techniques. Included are fine details illustrating methods of work such as individual painter’s brushwork; sculpted surfaces of stone and bronze; the texture of mosaic. Also included are examples of script and text from various periods and cultures including Ancient Near Eastern cuneiform, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions, and medieval manuscripts. (created Sept.2011)



Kis-0027
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Title: Monreale Cathedral: Mosaics
Description: detail: Christ Pantocrator with hand raised in blessing and Greek & Latin inscription: "I am the light of the world. He who follows shall not walk in the darkness." 13.30 meters wide
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kic-0105
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Title: Harbaville Triptych: Christ Enthroned with Saints
Description: Total
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-174236
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Title: Christ the Redeemer, Source of Life
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
BAL-039517
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Title: The Holy Trinity, 1420s
Creator(s): Andrey Rubylov
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Bal-55616
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Title: The Dome of the Rock
Creator(s): Islamic School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Kir-4700
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Title: Kairouan: Great Mosque
Description: General view of Minaret and courtyard from terrace.
Vendor: Inter-American Institute/Dr. James Bartholomay Kiracofe
ASp-0828
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Title: Great Mosque
Description: Al Mansur's extension of mosque to east; interior
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
ASp-0838
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Title: Great Mosque
Description: mihrab; three transverse bays in front of mihrab (Maqsura area): multi-lobed and simple intersecting arches, plain voussoirs
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
ASp-0841
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Title: Great Mosque
Description: dome over the bay in front of mihrab
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
Ksa-0106
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Title: Mezquita
Description: Moorish Portal: Arabesque above portal, South side of the Mezquita
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Met-1159
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Title: Leaf from a Qur'an Manuscript
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-1224
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Title: Leaf from a Qur'an manuscript from Spain
Description: without mount
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
ASp-0880
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Title: Alhambra
Description: Palace of Muhammad V; Lion Court (Patio de los Leones); east pavilion and south gallery; at center: lion fountain; rectangular courtyard surrounded by colonnaded galleries with a pavilion at each shor
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
Ksa-0101
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Title: Alhambra: Court of Lions
Description: detail of stalactite (Mocárabe) decorations
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kea-0280
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Title: Complex of Sultan Hasan
Description: Exterior of Hasan Mosque from East, with Minarets of Rifa'i Mosque at right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kea-0282
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Title: Complex of Sultan Hasan
Description: Quibla wall and mihrab; Sultan Hasan Mosque
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Bal-63513
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Title: Selimiye Cami (Mosque of Selim), Edirne
Creator(s): Sinan
Description: View of the mosque
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Kir-43374
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Title: Selimiye Mosque, Edirne
Creator(s): Sinan
Description: Interior view from West, showing Minbar and dome ceiling from below
Vendor: Inter-American Institute/Dr. James Bartholomay Kiracofe
Kir-43297
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Title: Selimiye Mosque, Edirne
Creator(s): Sinan
Description: Detail of Iznik tile and inscriptions above doorway
Vendor: Inter-American Institute/Dr. James Bartholomay Kiracofe
Mia-0505
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Title: Masjid-i shah (Shah Mosque)
Description: view of SE iwan
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-0507
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Title: Masjid-i shah (Shah Mosque)
Description: detail of southern prayer hall
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Met-1194
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Title: Mihrab
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06216
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Title: Carpet
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-07796
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Title: Mosque lamp
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Kew-0001
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Title: Baptismal Basin of St. Louis
Creator(s): Mohammad ibn al-Zayn
Description: Total from front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-228258
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Title: Fibula with heads of birds with pointed beaks, from Douvrend, Seine-Maritime
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-204975
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Title: Eagle-shaped brooch and a necklace
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
BAL-005011
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Title: The Lichfield Gospels, Fol.220, Carpet page
Creator(s): English School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Cal-04131
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Title: Monastic Ireland, Kells
Description: St.Columb’s House, Oratory
Vendor: Canyonlights Photography
Kic-0121
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Title: High Cross of Muiredach
Description: Total: West Side of the Cross
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kic-0123
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Title: High Cross of Muiredach
Description: W side detail: lower circle and Mission to the Apostles panel
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-175190
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Title: Ms 8 f.95v St. John Evangelist
Creator(s): French School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
AGe-0119
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Title: Abbey Gatehouse, Lorsch
Description: Two-story, triple arched gatehouse, flanked by staircase turrets. Western, outer face of the gatehouse.
Vendor: Hartill Art Associates
Kga-0117
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Title: Torhalle (Gatehouse) of Monastery at Lorsch
Description: detail of red and beige brick surface treatment
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-017798
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Title: Ms 1 fol.60v St. Mark the Evangelist Writing, from from the Ebbo Gospels
Creator(s): French School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-168136
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Title: Picture stone from the Isle of Gotland
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Cal-04584
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Title: Medieval Ireland: Gallarus Oratory
Description: E facade with doorway and N side
Vendor: Canyonlights Photography
Kgc-0051
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Title: Equestrian Statuette of Charlemagne or Charles the Bald
Description: Total, right side
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-158161
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Title: Eight Carolingian coins
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Kgw-0014
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Title: The Imperial Bursa of St. Stephen
Description: Overall from right front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.