Art by Period

Updated July 25, 2010

GENERAL SITES
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  TIMELINE: Art History - The World (BC/BCE) - TIMELINE: Art History - The World (AD/CE)
  Art History by Era, Movements, Schools and Periods
  ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Contents
  Search the Timeline | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Subject Index | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Art History Glossary
  A Brisk Walk Through the Eras - Art Movements
  WebMuseum: Famous Artworks exhibition
  Art Styles and Art History
  J.-E Berger Foundation: World Art Treasures - World Art Treasures: Periods Slide Library 

PREHISTORIC
Prehistory | Thematic Essays | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  TIMELINE: Art History - The World (BC/BCE)
  Prehistory | Subject Index | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Ancient Art - 30,000 BC to c. 400 AD
Art Links - Prehistoric Art
  Prehistoric Art (Virtual Museum)
  Rock Art - ArchNet: Rock Art & Petroglyphs - Petroglyphs and Rock Art - Petroglyph and Rock Art Sites in the Southwest with a focus on Southern Nevada - Petroglyphs, pictographs and rock art
  Lascaux - Lascaux Cave
  The Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
   Venus of Willendorf 
  Stone Pages Web guide to Megalithic Europe
For much more, check out my General Ancient History page, and for specific time periods and cultures, my Table of Contents page.

ANCIENT
TIMELINE: Art History - The World (BC/BCE) - The World (AD/CE) 
Ancient Near Eastern Art | Thematic Essays
  Egyptian Art | Thematic Essays | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Greek and Roman Art in the Ancient World | Thematic Essays
  ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Art of the Ancient Near East - Ancient Egyptian Art - Ancient Greek Art - Ancient Roman Art - Art in Late Antiquity
  ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ART - Study Images
  Ancient Art - 30,000 BC to c. 400 AD
  Art 165 Study Guides - Art 165 Video Guides
  Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  CHART: Pottery Types Characteristic of Selected Archaeological Periods
For more, visit my General Ancient History, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, & Ancient Rome pages.  For Ancient Indian, Africa, Asian, and Islamic Art, please visit my Non-Western Cultures page.

MIDDLE AGES
Timelines, 500-1000 A.D. | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - Timelines, 1000-1400 A.D. 
Medieval Art | Thematic Essays | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Romanesque Art | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Byzantine Art | Thematic Essays | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Early Medieval Art - Gothic Art
  WebMuseum: Medieval Glossary
  Medieval Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online
  ArtLex on the Middle Ages
  Middle Ages vs. Renaissance Art and Society - Symbolism in Medieval and Renaissance Art
  About Art History - Medieval to Early Renaissance Art - c. 400 -1400
  Painting in the Middle Ages
  Medieval Art | The Metropolitan Museum
  Jan van Eyck (1390-1440) - For specific medieval artists, check out my ARTISTS page.
  Internet Resources for Students of Medieval Art
  ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ART - Study Images
  Cupola's Medieval Architecture Gallery
  Tales of the Middle Ages - Religious Art
  A History of Christian Art Home - Early Christian Art - Early Christian art and architecture Facts, information, pictures - Early Christian vs. Byzantine Art - Plan of a Typical Christian Church - Ecclesiastical Art (c 1120)
  Monasteries - Great Buildings - Architecture Online - Medieval cathedrals in England A-Z Guide - Canterbury Tour - Into the Cathedral precincts - Canterbury in Kent: A unique virtual walk around this ancient city - Canterbury Cathedral - Home - The Virtual Medieval Abbey - Monastery Life in the Middle Ages
  History of Stained Glass
  Gargoyles - Gargoyle history, architectural, religious and mythical - Gargoyles - Gargoyles - Abbeys
  Romanesque vs. Gothic Art and Architecture - Romanesque Art | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - Guide to Romanesque Architecture - Romanesque Architecture - Romanesque art - Romanesque architecture - Romanesque Architecture - Romanesque Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online
  WebMuseum: Gothic Painting (1280-1515) - ArtLex on the Gothic Period and Style - Web Gallery of Art - Painting of the International Gothic - Tips & Tricks to Gothic Geometry - Romanesque vs. Gothic Art and Architecture - History of Gothic Architecture - Gothic Architecture in England: The Cathedrals - Gothic Architecture - Gothic Dreams - An Appreciation of Spiritual & Architectural Legacies - Gothic Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online
  Castles on the Web - Much more on my Castles page.
  Historic Buildings Timber Framed Domestic and Agricultural - Poplar Cottage Construction Wattle and Daub Thatch - Natural Building Resources: Techniques - Half-timber houses in Europe
  Knights in Central Park | Explore & Learn | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  Indian Mughal Carpet Hunt | Explore & Learn | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  Links to Gothic & Medieval Crafts
For much more, visit my Main Middle Ages page.
 

Leonardo da Vinci self portrait

RENAISSANCE
Timelines, 1400-1600 A.D. | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  European Art in the Renaissance | Thematic Essays - Europe, Renaissance Art | Subject Index | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Renaissance Art in Italy - Renaissance Art Outside Italy
  About Art History - Medieval to Early Renaissance Art - c. 400 -1400 - Renaissance to Early Modern Art - 1400 - 1880
  Chronological Multidisciplinary Table: Renaissamce
  Middle Ages vs. Renaissance Art and Society - Symbolism in Medieval and Renaissance Art - Italian vs. Northern Renaissance Art
  Renaissance Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online
  Renaissance Architecture and Public Space
  Italian Renaissance - Study Images
  Donatello's David vs. Michelangelo's David - Michelangelos's David vs. Bernini's David - For more, visit my ARTISTS page.
  The Building of St. Peter's
  Florence Cathedral and Baptistery
  Art 166 Home Page
  RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE
  Famous Artists of Italy
  WebMuseum: La Renaissance - WebMuseum: The Early Renaissance - WebMuseum: The Northern Renaissance (1500-1615) - WebMuseum: The High Renaissance - WebMuseum: La Renaissance: Germany
  Renaissance Art - Renaissance Sculpture
  Renaissance Italy
  Sistine Chapel Tour - Sistine Chapel - Ceiling - The Last Judgement
  ATHENA: RAPHAEL'S School of Athens; Pierre Perroud - click on each figure in the painting to see who they are!
  St. John Lateran - VR Tours - CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Saint John Lateran
  Renaissance -- Symmetry, Shape, Size
  Renaissance -- Focus on Florence
  Florence Art Guide
  World Art Treasures:THE ENCHANTED GARDENS OF THE RENAISSANCE
  Palladio's Italian Villas-Home
  Art Links - Renaissance and Baroque Art
  Renaissance to Rococo: 1400-1750
For much more, visit my SPECIFIC ARTISTS & RENAISSANCE pages.
 

BAROQUE
ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Baroque Art
  WebMuseum: Baroque
  Chronological Multidisciplinary Table: Baroque
  Baroque and Rococo | Subject Index | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Europe, Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art
  About Art History - Renaissance to Early Modern Art - 1400 - 1880
  Flanders vs. Holland During the Baroque
  RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE
  Art Links - Renaissance and Baroque Art
  Rembrandt's Early vs. Late Styles - More on Rembrandt on my ARTISTS page.
 

18TH CENTURY
ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: 18th-Century Art
  Baroque and Rococo | Subject Index | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  Europe, Seventeenth - and Eighteenth-Century Art
  Rococo - Rococo Art - ArtLex on Rococo
  Chronological Multidisciplinary Table: Classical - WebMuseum: Classicism
  WebMuseum: Revolution and restoration (1740-1860): England
  About Art History - Renaissance to Early Modern Art - 1400 - 1880
  Early American Paintings - Gilbert Stuart: Making Faces | Explore & Learn | The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Much more on American Art (all periods) on my Main Art Page.
 

19TH CENTURY
Timelines, 1800-1900 A.D. | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: 19th-Century Art
  Impressionism | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - Post-Impressionism - Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - Expressionism
  Europe, Nineteenth-Century Art
  WebMuseum: Romanticism - WebMuseum: Impressionism - WebMuseum: Expressionism
  NGA - Impressionism - NGA - The Beginnings of Impressionist Landscape
  Chronological Multidisciplinary Table: Modern
The Arts in Victorian Britain - Welcome to the William Morris Society
  A Chronology of the Arts and Crafts Movement - The Arts & Crafts Society - Founders Of The Arts & Crafts Movement
  An online exhibition of Victorian holiday cards in the Lilly Library - Image & Sentiment IU Lilly Library Exhibition - Victorian Valentines IU Lilly Library
  Fleischer Museum - American and Russian Impressionism
  About Art History - Renaissance to Early Modern Art - 1400 - 1880
  How Van Gogh Made His Mark | Explore & Learn | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  Childe Hassam: American Impressionist | Explore & Learn | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  Some General Distinctions Among Impressionist Painters
  Movements in Late Nineteenth-Century Art
  Some General Distinctions Among Post-Impressionist Painters
  Modern Art: 1750-1900
  WU Libraries, Special Collections, Online Exhibitions: Art to Enchant: Illustrated Shakespeare
  ArtMagick :: Your Source of Visual Intoxication :: artmagick.com
  Childe Hassam: American Impressionist - Much more on American Art (all periods) on my Main Art Page.
  Photography and the Civil War, 18611865 -  For more on Photography check out my Main Art Page.
 

One of my favorite American artists!
Janet Fish's "Spring Party"

20TH - 21ST CENTURY
Timelines, 1900 A.D. present | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: 20th-Century Art
  Europe, Twentieth-Century Art
  Chronological Multidisciplinary Table: Modern
  20th Century Art - WebMuseum: The 20th century
A Chronology of the Arts and Crafts Movement - The Arts and Crafts Movement
  WebMuseum: Expressionism
  ArtLex on Art Nouveau - Art Nouveau - Art Nouveau Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online
  Pointillism
  WebMuseum: Cubism - WebMuseum: Picasso and Cubism
  Art of the First World War
  WebMuseum: Dada - WebMuseum: Fauvism - WebMuseum: Surrealism - "Dada and Surrealism"
  WebMuseum: Towards Abstraction - WebMuseum: Pure Abstraction - ArtLex on Abstraction
  The Art Deco Story - ArtLex on Art Deco - Artists by Movement: Art Deco - Art Deco Architecture - Great Buildings - Architecture Online - V & A - Art Deco
  A New Deal for the Arts - THE ART OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION - more on art/photography of the Great Depression, check out my 20th Century America page.
  Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s
  ArtLex on Pop Art - Artists by Movement: Pop Art - Pop Art
  GEOMETRY IN ART
  Art Crimes - The Writing on the Wall - graffiti art worldwide
  Contemporary Art History - 1970-Present
  TIME 100: Artists and Entertainers
  Movements in Twentieth-Century Art Before World War II - Movements in Twentieth-Century Art After World War II
  "Photographer" | Artist Index | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - For much more on Photography, check out my Main Art page.
 

FOR INFO ON SPECIFIC ARTISTS, VISIT MY ARTISTS PAGE

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