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Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, born March 30, 1909, in Vienna, Austria, was educated at Vienna University where he earned a Ph.D. His career includes terms as Slade Professor of Fine Arts at Oxford and Cambridge universities and as Andrew D. White Professor-at-large at Cornell University. Gombrich's books on art and art history have sold as well as some works of fiction. One of his most popular titles is The Story of Art, which has been translated into 18 languages and sold more than two million copies. Other titles are; Looking for Answers: Conversations on Art and Science (with Didier Eribon), Shadows: The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art, and Gombrich on Art and Psychology. His numerous awards include the Erasmus Prize in 1975, the Hegel Prize in 1976, and the International Balzan Prize in 1985. He holds honorary degrees from various universities, among them Oxford, Cambridge, and Harvard, and from the Royal College of Art (London), 1981. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Story of Art 4,350 copies, 33 reviews
A Little History of the World 3,164 copies, 57 reviews
Norm and Form 156 copies
Symbolic Images 137 copies
Art, Perception, and Reality 108 copies, 1 review
The Uses of Images 76 copies, 1 review
The Heritage of Apelles 74 copies, 1 review
New Light On Old Masters 65 copies, 1 review
Illusion in Nature and Art (Editor; Contributor) 42 copies
Caricature 37 copies
Før - nu 1 copy
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