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Art History Timeline

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Ines Oulamine

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Timeline of the History of

Lower Paleolithic
Middle Paleolithic
Upper Paleolithic
2,000,000 BCE
100,000 BCE
40,000 BCE
10,000 BCE
8,000 BCE
Ancient Near Eastern
3,500 BCE
1,000 BCE
612 BCE
331 BCE
500 BCE
2,350 BCE
2,112 BCE
1,792 BCE
1,750 BCE
539 BCE
559 BCE
Pre/Early Dynastic
Old Kingdom
2,000 BCE
New Kingdom
Early Phase
Late Phase
200 BCE
100 BCE
100 CE
Hall of the Bulls, Lascaux Cave, ca. 15,000-13,000 BCE. Dordogne, France
Stonehenge, aerial view, ca 2100 BCE, Sailsbury Plain, Wilthsire, England*

Royal Standard of Ur, ca 2600 BCE, British Museum, London ("War" side) *

Stele of Naram-Sin, 2254-2218 BCE, Musee du Louvre, Paris *

Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II, 742-706 BCE,  British Museum, London *

Ishtar Gate from Babylon, Iraq. Ca 575 BCE.  Restored in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany *

Bull Capital from the Palace of Persepolis, Oriental Institute, Chicago*

Palette of King Narmer, ca. 3150-3125 BCE, Egyptian Museum, Cairo *

Pyramids at Giza, ca. 2533 - 2528 BCE *

Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahri, ca 1478-1458 BCE* NEW KINGDOM

Middle Kingdom
Feeding the Oryxes, Tomb of Khnum-hotep, Beni Hasan, ca 1928-1895 BCE*
Colossal Head #1 from San Lorenzo, 1200-900 BCE, Museum of Anthropology at University of Veracruz*

Pyramid of the Sun, Teotihuacan, Mexico, 100 CE

Aerial view of Machu Picchu, built ca. 1500CE*

**Figures from the Cyclades, ca. 2500 BCE, Museum of Cycladic Arts, Athens*

Middle Phase
Flotilla Fresco from Akrotiri, Thera, ca 1600-1500 BCE

***Mask of Agamemnon, from shaft grave, Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece. ca. 1600–1500 b ce.*

200 CE
315 CE
400 CE
500 CE
600 CE
700 CE
800 CE
900 CE
1000 CE
1500 CE
El Lanzon, Chavin de Huantar, ca. 900 BCE*
Early Formative/Geometric
Dipylon Vase, belly-handled amphora, ca 750 BCE, National Archaeological Museum, Athens*
The Temple of Hera II, ca 460 BCE (Temple of Hera I, ca. 550 BCE in the background), Paestum, Italy*
Doryphoros (Spear Bearer). Roman copy after an original of ca 450-440 BCE by Polykleitos, Museo Archaeologico Nazionale, Naples*
Iktinos and Kallikrates. The Parthenon (view from the west). Akropolis, Athens. 447–432 BCE*
Kroisos (Kouros from Anavysos) ca. 540-525 BCE, National Museum, Athens*
Apoxyomenos (Scraper). Roman marble copy, probably after a bronze original of ca 330 BCE by Lyssipos, Musei Vaticani, Rome"*
Dying Trumpeter. Perhaps a Roman copy after a bronze original of ca. 230–220 BCE, Museo Capitolino, Rome
High Etruscan
Sarcophagus, from Cerveteri, ca 520 BCE, Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Rome*
Burial chamber, Tomb of the Reliefs, Cerveteri. 3rd century BCE*
Roman Republic
Temple of Portunus, ca 80-70 BCE, Rome*
Roman Empire
Pantheon, 118-125 CE, Rome*
Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius, ca. 175 CE, Musei Capitolini, Rome*
Late Roman Empire
Basilica of Maxentius, ca 307 CE, Rome*
Portrait of Constantine the Great, Early 4th cent CE, Museo del Pallazo dei Conservatori, Rome *
Late Antique + Byzantine Art
Santa Constanza, ca 350 CE, Rome, Italy*
early Christian
Plan of Church of the Holy Sepulcher, 350 CE, Jerusalem, Israel *
early Jewish
Plan, San Vitale,526-547 CE, Ravenna, Italy*
David Composing the Psalms, from the Paris Psalter, ca. 950 CE, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris *
Islamic Art
Dome of the Rock, ca 690, Jerusalem*
Behzad, A Poor Man Refused Admittance to a Mosque, 1486, National Library of Egypt, Cairo*
1600 CE
1700 CE
Taj Mahal, ca. 1650, Agra, India
Early Medieval Art
Gold Buckle from the Sutton Hoo ship burial, Early 7th cent, British Museum, London
Animal Head from the Oseberg Burial Ship
Equestrian Statue of a Carolingian Ruler, 9th cent, Musee du Louvre, Paris
St. Matthew from the Gospel Book of Archbishop Ebbo of Reims, 816-835, Bibliotheque Municipale, Epernay, France
Church of St. Cyriakus, founded 961, Gernrode, Germany. Interior, looking east.
Plan of cathedral of Santiago de Compostela*, ca. 1075-1120
Cloister, prior of Saint-Pierre, Mossaic, ca. 1100, France*
Baptistery of San Giovanni, 1060–1150, Florence, Italy*
Durham Cathedral, 1093-1130, England
The Great Stupa, Sanchi, India, 3rd century BCE - 3rd century CE*
Seated Buddha Preaching the First Sermon, 5th century CE, Archaeological Museum, Sarnath*
The Descent of the Ganges, 7th century CE, Mamallapuram, India*
13/14th Century Italy
15th Century Northern Europe
1200 CE
1400 CE
Early Renaissance
High Renaissance
Renaissance & Reformation in Northern Europe
Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres, ca. 1145-1220, France
Saint-Chapelle, 1241-1258, Paris, France
Roettgen Pietà. Early 14th century. Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn
Nicola Pisano. Pulpit. 1259–60. Baptistery, Pisa
Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence. 1296.
Giotto, The Lamentation, Arena Chapel. 1305.
Duccio, Madonna Enthroned, center of the Maesta Altar, 1308-1311, Museo dell' Opera del Duomo, Siena
Pietro Lorenzetti, Birth of the Virgin. 1342 Museo dell'Opera el Duomo, Siena
Limbourg Brothers, January page, Les Tres Riches Hueres du Duc du Berry, 1413-1416, Musee Conde, Chantilly, France*
Jan van Eyck, "The Arnolfini Portrait," 1434.
Robert Campin, Merode Triptych, 1425-1430
Hubert & Jan van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece (open), 1432, Church of St. Vavo, Ghent, Belgium.
Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights,ca. 1480-1515
Hugo Van der Goes, The Portinari Altarpiece, ca. 1474-76. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
Masaccio, The Holy Trinity with the Virgin, St. John, and Two Donors, ca. 1425, Santa Maria Novella, Florence
Pietro Perugino, The Delivery of the Keys, 1482, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Palace, Rome
Brunelleschi, Dome of Florence cathedral (Santa Maria del Fore)
Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, ca. 1503-1505, Musee du Louvre, Paris
Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper, ca. 1495-1498, Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan
Donata Bramante, Tempietto, 1502-1511, San Pietro in Montorio, Rome
Michelangelo, David, 1501-1504, Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence
Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Vatican, Rome
Raphael, The School of Athens, 1508-1511, Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican Palace, Rome
Titian, Bacchanal. ca. 1518,. Museo del Prado, Madrid
Giorgione, Fête Champêtre (Pastoral Concert). ca. 1509–1510, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Michelangelo, The Last Judgment, 1534-1541, Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
Jacopo da Pontormo, Pieta, ca. 1526-1528, Santa Felicita, Florence
Correggio, Jupiter & Io, ca. 1532, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Parmigianino, The Madonna with the Long Neck, ca. 1535, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
Andrea Palladio, Villa Rotonda, ca. 1567-1570, Vicenza
Titian, Venus of Urbino, ca. 1538, Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence
Matthias Grunewald, The Isenheim Altarpiece, ca. 1509-1515, Musee d' Unterlinden, Colmar, France
Albrecht Dürer, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. 1498.Metropolitan Museum of Art,
New York
Albrecht Altdorfer, The Battle of Issos. 1529. Pinakothek, Munich
Hans Holbein the Younger, Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (“The Ambassadors”). 1533.
Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Return of the Hunters. 1565 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Cathedral of Notre Dame, Reims, ca. 1225-1290, France
Baroque in Italy & Spain
Baroque in the Netherlands
Baroque in the France & England
1800 CE
Neoclassicism & Early Romanticism
Caravaggio, The Calling of St. Matthew. ca. 1599–1600. Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome
Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes. ca. 1625. The Detroit Institute of Arts.
Aerial view of St. Peter’s, Rome. Nave and façade by Carlo Maderno, 1607–1612; colonnade by Gianlorenzo Bernini, designed 1657
Francesco Borromini. Façade of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane,ca. 1665–1667, Rome.
Bernini, Baldacchino. 1624–1633. At crossing. St. Peter’s, Rome
Diego Velázquez, The Maids of Honor. 1656. Museo del Prado, Madrid
Bernini, The Ecstasy of St. Teresa (full chapel view). 1645–52. Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome
Rubens, Marie de' Medici, Queen of France, Landing in Marseilles (November 3, 1600), 1622-1625, Musee du Louvre, Paris
Franz Hals, The Jolly Toper, ca. 1628-1630, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Leyster, The Proposition, 1631, Maritshuis, The Hague
Rembrandt, The Hundred Guilder Print, ca.1647, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Vermeer, Woman With a Pitcher, ca. 1662, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Jan Steen, The Feast of St. Nicholas, ca. 1660-1665, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Georges de La Tour, Joseph the Carpenter, ca. 1642. Musee du Louvre, Paris
Nicolas Poussin, Landscape with St. John on Patmos, 1640, Art Institute of Chicago
Nicolas Poussin, The Abduction of the Sabine Women, ca. 1633-1634, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Louis Le Vau, Claud Perrault, and Charles Le Brun, East front of the Louvre, Paris, 1667-1670
Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Louis Le Vau, and Charlse Le Brun, Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors,) Palace of Versailles, Begun 1678
Christopher Wren, West facade of St. Paul's cathedral, London 1675-1710
Jean-Honore Fragonard, The Swing, 1767, Wallace Collection, London
Watteau, A Pilgrimage to Cythera, 1717, Musee du Louvre, Paris
Jean-Simeon Chardin, Back from the Market, 1739, Musee du Louvre, Paris
William Hogarth, The Orgy, scene III of The Rake's Progress, ca 1734, Sir John Soane's Museum, London
Canaletto, The Bucintoro at the Molo, ca 1732, The Royal Collection of Queen Elizabeth II
Balthasar Neumann, Kaisersaal, Residenz, Wurzburg, 1719-1744, Frescoes by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1751-1752
Angelica Kauffmann, Cornelia Presenting Her Children as Her Treasures (Mother of the Gracchi) ca. 1785.
Lord Burlington and William Kent, Chiswick House, near London, Begun 1725
George Stubbs, Lion Attacking a Horse, 1770, Yale University Art Gallery
John Henry Fuseli, Thor Battering the Midgard Serpent, 1790, Royal Acaemy of Arts, London
Jean-Baptiste Greuze, The Village Bride, or The Marriage: The Moment When a Father Gives His Son-in-Law a Dowry, 1761.
Jacques -Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii, 1784, Musee du Louvre, Paris
Jacques Louis David, The Death of Marat, 1793, Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels
Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee Lebrun, Self-Portrait with Daughter, 1789.
1900 CE
2000 CE
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