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[Frontispiece: RED RIDING HOOD
From the picture by G. F. Watts, in the Birmingham Art Gallery
Page 197]




THE BOOK OF ART
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE


BY
AGNES ETHEL CONWAY
AND
SIR MARTIN CONWAY


WITH SIXTEEN FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR




A. & C. BLACK, LTD.
4, 5 & 6 SOHO SQUARE, LONDON, W.1


First published September 1909 as "The Children's Book of Art"
Reprinted in 1914, 1927, and 1935


Made in Great Britain.
Printed by R. & R. CLARK, LIMITED, Edinburgh.




TO
MY LITTLE FRIENDS
AGNES AND ROSANNE




NOTE

My thanks are due and are cordially rendered to the Earl of Yarborough,
Sir Frederick Cook, and the authorities of Trinity College, Cambridge,
for permission to reproduce their pictures; to Lady Alfred Douglas
and Mr. Henry Newbolt for leave to quote from their poems; to Mr.
Everard Green, Somerset Herald, for all that is new in the
interpretation of the Wilton diptych; to Miss K. K. Radford for the
translation in Chapter VIII., and to all the friends who have helped
me with criticism and suggestions.

A. E. C.




CONTENTS


CHAP.                                        PAGE

   I INTRODUCTORY  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   1

  II THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY IN EUROPE  . . . .  14

 III RICHARD II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29

  IV THE VAN EYCKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  46

   V THE RENAISSANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . .  63

  VI RAPHAEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  78

 VII THE RENAISSANCE IN VENICE . . . . . . . .  93

VIII THE RENAISSANCE IN THE NORTH  . . . . . . 104

  IX REMBRANDT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

   X PETER DE HOOGH AND CUYP . . . . . . . . . 133

  XI VAN DYCK  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143

 XII VELASQUEZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

XIII REYNOLDS AND THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY . . . 165

 XIV TURNER  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176

  XV THE NINETEENTH CENTURY  . . . . . . . . . 188

INDEX  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

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