The Master and His Apprentices: Art History from a Christian Perspective
The Master and His Apprentices: Art History from a Christian Perspective hardcover textbook contains over 600 images across 380 reader-friendly pages.
When the textbook is combined with the companion Teacher Guide (sold separately), they form a complete 1-credit elective course for high school students — whether homeschooled or in private Christian schools. However, this is also a great read for adults interested in art appreciation!
The textbook provides a college-level overview of art history, beginning with Creation and God as the Master artist. Periods covered include the Ancient Near East, Ancient Egyptian, Aegean, Early Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Medieval & Islamic, Early Christian & Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Proto-Renaissance, Early/High Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, and Baroque. Two additional chapters cover modern works and non-Western artwork.
Furthermore, this family-friendly resource does not include nudity or other objectionable material. With The Master and His Apprentices, you will literally SEE how art, archeology, and the Bible line up in this fascinating exploration of people, places, world events, and the incredible art that remains for us to enjoy!
This large-format (8.5″ x 11″) hardcover edition contains over 600 family-friendly images printed with premium color inks across 380 pages for an in-depth yet user-friendly experience. The sturdy cover and informative content should serve families for years, whether as a reference, travel guide, full credit course, etc.
The Master and His Apprentices: Art History from a Christian Perspective was created by Gina Ferguson Foster, author of Studio Art: Inspired by Art History. As such, this course can be used with or without the full-credit studio art course. Page numbers in Studio Art indicate where this textbook supplements the art projects (optional).
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