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Hundreds of Paintings from the World's Greatest Artists
Art for the Ages is a truly beautiful CD-ROM collection. Includes two of the most highly acclaimed art software titles ever produced on four complete CD-ROMS: The Encyclopedia of Western Art and Masterpieces of Painting. Take an in-depth look at the artists, learn the various eras and styles while enjoying a soothing, classical music score. Whether you are an art novice or a serious student, the huge volume of works and facts contained in this collection will keep you engaged for hours at a time.
Journey through a thousand years of artistic creation. Discover the various European, classical art styles of the years 1000 to 1900 - Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Modernism. Learn about the artist, view their masterpieces, and understand the importance of each stylistic trend. Whether architecture, sculptures or paintings, you'll enjoy works of art that are tangible traces of our culture and icons of imaginative power and genius.
This volume is divided into six navigational paths: Styles, Chronology, Masterpieces, Artists, Glossary, and Cities of Art. In Styles, enjoy a commentated slide show or a written analysis of the chosen style. Chronology tells of the most important events in the history of Western art, illustrated with hundreds of photos and paintings. The Masterpieces utilizes 5 separate search options to let you display all the works of art presented in Vol. 2. Artists presents the life and activity of each artist. Finally, in Cities of Art you'll examine the important monuments of Paris, Rome, Florence, Madrid, London, Munich and Vienna.
Masterpieces of Painting
Volumes 1 & 2
Masterpieces pays tribute to a collection of the most beautiful pictoral representations of the last eight hundred years, from the 13th to the 20th century. Divided into nine categories: The Virgin Mary, History Paintings, Portraits, Between the Old and New Testament, Still Life, Mythological and Allegorical Themes, Landscapes, and Genre Scenes. Sit back and relax to the rich, classical music score as you enjoy more than 350 full-color paintings, 250 slide shows with commentary, and over two hundred pages of text. Whether you're a would-be scholar of art history or a novice art dabbler, you're sure to enjoy the beauty of Masterpieces of Painting.
486 DX or higher (Pentium recommended), Windows 3.1 or higher, 16Mb of RAM, 640x480, 32,000 colors, Sound Blaster sound card or compatible, 4x CD-ROM drive or better.
NOTE: Does NOT work on XP
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