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Honour, Hugh

Works: 270 works in 1,552 publications in 13 languages and 28,470 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Reference works  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, zxx, Other, Speaker, Creator, Publishing director, Adapter
Classifications: N5300, 709
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Most widely held works about Hugh Honour
Most widely held works by Hugh Honour
The visual arts : a history by Hugh Honour( Book )

176 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fourth edition, the authors expand their account of specific periods and artforms. Many discussions - from late Gothic art to 19th-century Dutch landscape painting to Native American art - have been treated at greater length, and a new final chapter added to cover the 1980s and 1990s
Dictionary of the decorative arts by John Fleming( Book )

71 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 2,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedisch overzicht van de kunstnijverheid van de Middeleeuwen tot de 20e eeuw
The Penguin dictionary of architecture by John Fleming( Book )

165 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This German translation of the Dictionary of architecture by Pevsner, Honour, and Fleming is intended both for professionals and interested laypersons. It contains over 2,900 articles and 3,400 illustrations covering architects and architectural schools, architectural history of countries and regions, definitions of stylistic concepts, technical terms, and building styles
The visual arts : a history by Hugh Honour( Book )

57 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For over a quarter of a century this art historical tour de force has consistently proved the classic introduction to humandkind's artistic heritage. From our Paleolithic past to our digitised present, every continent and culture is covered in an articulate and well-balanced discussion--a broad and epic canvas that omits none of the fine detail. In this Revised Seventh Edition, contemporary art historian Michael Archer has brought the account of contemporary art up to date, reflecting the latest developments that continue to shape out cultural history."--Amazon
Romanticism by Hugh Honour( Book )

85 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'This stylish and erudite thematic study of the influence Romanticism exerts upon Western culture and particularly the visual arts is the companion volume to Honour's equally valuable New-classicism ... The text is supported by a useful selection of illustrations ... Excellent footnotes and a good index
The Horizon book of the arts of China by Horizon (New York( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encompasses sculpture, calligraphy, painting, rubbing, woodcuts, ceramics, decorative arts, architecture, and art objects of the Chinese
Neo-classicism by Hugh Honour( Book )

102 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classicism and Neo-classicism - Vision of antiquity - Art and revolution - The ideal - Sensibility and the sublime
A dictionary of architecture by Nikolaus Pevsner( Book )

59 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture by John Fleming( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For more than thirty years, The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture has been a standard work of reference." "Encyclopedic in breadth, it describes key individuals, styles, movements, materials, and terms from Aalto to Zakharov, from the Acropolis to ziggurats. Major entries range up to several pages in length and include cross references and bibliographies for further reading." "Now renamed The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, this new edition has been completely reworked by John Fleming and Hugh Honour. All entries have been updated as necessary, many new ones have been written, and much greater prominence has now been given to landscape architecture, one of the most dynamic and important growth fields of recent years."--Jacket
Cabinet makers and furniture designers by Hugh Honour( Book )

40 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new golden land : European images of America from the discoveries to the present time by Hugh Honour( Book )

28 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Walpole by Hugh Honour( Book )

41 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinoiserie; the vision of Cathay by Hugh Honour( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The companion guide to Venice by Hugh Honour( Book )

47 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, describes not only the great showpieces of Venice, but also the Venetians themselves, the smaller streets and canals, the parts of the city not usually seen by the tourist, and what is most worth visiting in the outlying islands and on the mainland. He also provides practical information on such subjects as seasons and routes for going to Venice, hotels and restaurants and shops and on the complexities of the water - transport system
Goldsmiths & silversmiths by Hugh Honour( Book )

14 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of 50 goldsmiths and silversmiths from 10 countries and 11 centuries
The Venetian hours of Henry James, Whistler, and Sargent by Hugh Honour( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heritage of images : a selection of lectures by Fritz Saxl( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Honour, H.

Honour, H. (Hugh)

Honour, Hugh, 1927-

Honour, Patrick Hugh

Hugh Honour British art historian

Hugh Honour Brits schrijver

Hugh Honour historiador del arte británico

Hugh Honour storico dell'arte e scrittore inglese

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Dictionary of the decorative artsThe Penguin dictionary of architectureThe visual arts : a historyRomanticismNeo-classicismThe Penguin dictionary of architecture and landscape architectureThe companion guide to Venice