Art History Timeline


  • Stone Age (30,000 b.c.–2500 b.c.)
  • Mesopotamian (3500 b.c.–539 b.c.)
  • Egyptian (3100 b.c.–30 b.c.)
  • Greek and Hellenistic (850 b.c.–31 b.c.)
  • Roman (500 b.c.– a.d. 476)
  • Indian, Chinese, and Japanese(653 b.c.–a.d. 1900)
  • Byzantine and Islamic (a.d. 476–a.d.1453)
  • Middle Ages (500–1400)
  • Early and High Renaissance (1400–1550)
  • Venetian and Northern Renaissance (1430–1550)
  • Mannerism (1527–1580)
  • Baroque (1600–1750)
  • Neoclassical (1750–1850)
  • Romanticism (1780–1850)
  • Realism (1848–1900)
  • Impressionism (1865–1885)