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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
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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Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt Emerging Research from the APPEAR Project
ISBN: PB: 9781606066546, Getty Publications, September 2020
228 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 160 colour illus. illus; 26 diagrams, tables
Once interred with mummified remains, nearly a thousand funerary portraits from Roman Egypt survive today in museums around the world, bringing viewers face-to-face with people who lived two thousand years ago. Until recently, few of these paintings...
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Lectures on Art Selected "Conferences" from the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, 1667-1772
ISBN: PB: 9781606066461, Getty Publications, August 2020
480 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 73 colour illus.
Between 1667 and 1792, the artists and amateurs of the Acade mie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Paris lectured on the Academie's "conferences", foundational documents in the theory and practice of art. These texts and the principles they embod...
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William Blake Visionary
ISBN: HB: 9781606066423, Getty Publications, August 2020
160 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 135 colour illus., 1 black&white illus.
William Blake (1757-1827) is a universal artist – an inspiration to musicians, poets, performers, and visual artists worldwide. By combining his poetry and images on the page through radical printing techniques, Blake created some of the most strikin...
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£27,00
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Rembrandt's Orient West Meets East in Dutch Art of the 17th Century
ISBN: HB: 9783791359632, Prestel Publishing, August 2020
264 pp., 30x24 cm, 266 colour illus.
In the 17th century, Amsterdam was a vibrant hub of the burgeoning European trade with Asia, Africa, and the Levant, importing copious amounts of foreign items that powerfully stimulated the imagination of numerous Dutch artists. This was notably the...
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£39,99
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Chinese Ways of Seeing and Open-Air Painting
ISBN: PB: 9780674244450, ISBN: HB: 9780674244443, Harvard University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 photos, 67 colour photos
How did modern Chinese painters see landscape? Did they depict nature in the same way as premodern Chinese painters? What does the artistic perception of modern Chinese painters reveal about the relationship between artists and the nation-state? Coul...
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Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250909, Yale University Press, July 2020
448 pp., 27.9x24.7 cm, 560 colour illus.
Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private collection of Edo-period Japanese painting in the United States. The collection is notable for its size, its remarkable quality, and its comprehensiveness. It re...
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Global Reception of Heinrich Wolfflin's Principles of Art History Studies in the History of Art, Volume 82
ISBN: HB: 9780300250473, Yale University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
Can the reception of a single, widely disseminated book offer a historical road map for a global art history? This is the question posed by the editors of this volume of essays, which charts the enduring response to the Swiss art historian Heinrich W...
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£55,00
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Monet and Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300250831, Yale University Press, July 2020
144 pp., 25.4x25.4 cm, 104 colour and black&white illus.
In 1903, the Art Institute of Chicago became the first American museum to buy a painting by Claude Monet (1840–1926), beginning a tradition of collecting that has inextricably connected this midwestern city to the French Impressionist master. Tracing...
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Object Biographies Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250879, Yale University Press, July 2020
240 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 92 colour and black&white illus.
This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a new model for understanding works from antiquity that lack archaeological context. Editors John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis with 11 additional...
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