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Uruk The First City of the Ancient World
ISBN: HB: 9781606064443, Getty Publications, January 2020
400 pp., 25x15 cm, 450 colour illus., 34 black&white illus.
This remarkable book unveils the origins of urban life in our ancient past. Over one hundred years ago, discoveries from a German archaeological dig at Uruk, roughly two hundred miles south of present-day Baghdad, sent shock waves through the scholar...
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£50,00
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Canons and Values Ancient to Modern
ISBN: PB: 9781606065976, Getty Publications, August 2019
344 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
A century ago, all art was evaluated through the lens of European classicism and its tradition. This volume explores and questions the foundations of the European canon, offers a critical rethinking of ancient and classical art and interrogates the c...
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London and the Emergence of a European Art Market, 1780-1820
ISBN: PB: 9781606065952, Getty Publications, August 2019
304 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
In the late 1700s, as the events of the French Revolution roiled France, London displaced Paris as the primary hub of international art sales. Within a few decades, a robust and sophisticated art market flourished in London. "London and the Emergence...
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Toward a Global Middle Ages Encountering the World through Illuminated
ISBN: PB: 9781606065983, Getty Publications, August 2019
296 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
Illuminated manuscripts and illustrated or decorated books – like today's museums – preserve a rich array of information about how premodern peoples conceived of and perceived the world, its many cultures and everyone's place in it. Often a Eurocentr...
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Fashion and Make-Up of EDO Beauties Seen in Ukiyo-E Prints Pola Research Institute of Beauty & Culture Collection
ISBN: PB: 9784894780101, Nippan IPS, June 2019
124 pp., 21x29.7 cm, 42 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
A visual book of make-up and fashion in the Edo period. The make-up, hairstyles, and clothes of Japanese women in the Edo period (1600-1868) differed according to their social class, status, occupation, and region. This can be seen in ukiyo-e prints...
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£29,00
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Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of EDO
ISBN: HB: 9784568104950, Nippan IPS, June 2019
216 pp., 18.2x25.7 cm, 246 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
A permanent edition of the leading ukiyo-e artist of the 19th century, Hiroshige Utagawa. Ota Memorial Museum of Art is renowned for its vast collection of ukiyo-e, woodblock art prints from the 17th to 19th century in Japan. This book features all...
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£51,00
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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, June 2019
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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