History of Western Art I
Prof. Margaret Zaho
Course Image List:
Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I
You are required to know
of the information listed here (except page number and plate
number) as well as the
of each object.
You must also know the
and relevant geographical locations discussed in each chapter.
Chapter 1: The Birth of Art: Africa, Europe, and the Near East in the Stone Age
Waterworn pebble- p.2 (1-1) - South Africa, 3,000,000 BC.
Venus of Willendorf - p. 4 (1-4)- Austria, 28,000 – 25,000BC, Paleolithic.
Woman holding a bison horn- p.4 (1-5)- France, 25,000- 20,000BC, Paleolithic.
Reclining Woman – p.5 (1-6) – France, 12,000BC, Paleolithic.
Two bison - p.5 (1-7) - France, 15,000-10,000BC, Paleolithic.
Spotted horses and negative hand imprints - p.7 (1-10)-France, c. 22,000BC, Paleolithic.
Hall of the Bulls - p.8 (1-11) - Lascaux, France, Paleolithic, 15,000-13,000BC.
Rhinoceros, wounded man and bison- p.10 (1-13)- Lascaux, France, c.15,000, Paleolithic.
Great Stone Tower, Jericho- p.11 (1-14)- Jericho, 8,000-7000, Neolithic.
Landscape with volcanic eruption - p.13 (1-18) Çatal Höyük, Turkey, c.6150BC.
Stonehenge- p. 14 (1-19)-Salisbury, England, 2550-1600BC, Neolithic.
Chapter 2: The Rise of Civilization: The Art of the Ancient Near East
Reconstruction of the White Temple and ziggurat -p.19 (2-2)-Uruk, Sumerian c. 3200BC.
(Inanna?) - p.20 (2-3)-Uruk, Iraq, Sumerian, c. 3200BC.
Warka Vase- p.20 (2-4)- Uruk, Iraq, Sumerian, 3200BC.
Statuettes of worshippers - p.22 (2-5) Temple at Eshnunna, Iraq, Sumerian.
Standard of Ur - p. 24 (2-8) -Royal Cemetery, Ur, Iraq, Sumerian, 2600BC.
Soundbox of the Lyre from King’s Grave - p.25 (2-10)-Royal Cemetery, Ur, Sumerian.
Banquet Scene Cylinder Seal – p.25 (2-11)-Royal Cemetery, Ur, Sumerian
Victory stele of Naram-Sin - p. 27 (2-13), Susa, Iran, Akkadian, c.2254BC.
Stele with law code of Hammurabi -p.29 (2-16)-Iran, Babylonian, 1780BC.
46 (2-21) - citadel of Sargon II, Iraq, Assyrian, 720-705BC.
Ashurbanipal hunting lions - p. 34 (2-24) Nineveh, Iraq, Assyrian, 645-640BC.
Ishtar Gate - p. 35 (2-25) - Babylon, Iraq, 575BC.
Persepolis- p. 36 ( 2-26) – Royal Audience hall, Iran, 521-465 BC.
Processional Frieze- p. 37 (2-27) Royal Audience Hall, Persepolis, Iran, c. 521-465 BC.