The Story of Art

A cornerstone of art history – in a compact yet readable format and with a new preface by the author's granddaughter 

The Story of Art has been a global bestseller for over half a century – the finest and most popular introduction ever written, published globally in more than 30 languages. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject.

Updated with a stunning new cover and a preface written specially by Professor Gombrich's granddaughter Leonie, this pocket format allows Gombrich's classic work to continue its triumphant progress for another generation, and to remain the title of first choice for all newcomers to art and its history.

By EH Grombrich with contributions by Leonie Grombrich
1064 pages
Published by Phaidon Press, 2023
Hardcover
4.75 x 1.63 x 7.7 inches