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Sexual Night
ISBN: HB: 9780857422064, Seagull Books, December 2014
124 pp., 25x15 cm, 48 colour plates
In "The Sexual Night", renowned French writer and critic Pascal Quignard meditates on a remarkable collection of illustrations of sexual imagery. He moves from the annals of global art to ancient and modern, from Bosch and Durer to Rembrandt and Tint...
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£30,00
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Roman Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606061015, Getty Publications, December 2014
216 pp., 24x17.2 cm, 60 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
Presented in very clear and accessible language, "Roman Art" offers new and fascinating insights into the evolution of the forms and meanings of Roman art. Traditional studies of Roman art have sought to identify an indigenous style distinct from Gre...
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Painting in Latin America, 1550-1820 From Conquest to Independence
ISBN: HB: 9780300191011, Yale University Press, December 2014
480 pp., 29.8x23.5 cm, 250 colour images, 100 black&white illus.
"Painting in Latin America, 1550-1820: From Conquest to Independence" surveys the diverse styles, subjects and iconography of painting in Latin America between the 16th and 19th centuries. While European art forms were widely disseminated, copied and...
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Marble Index Roubiliac and Sculptural Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Britain
ISBN: HB: 9780300204346, Yale University Press, December 2014
400 pp., 28x23 cm, 100 colour images, 300 black&white illus.
The first wide-ranging study of sculptural portraiture in eighteenth-century Britain, this book examines the significance of the bust and the statue as modes of representation within that culture. Adding a missing dimension to accounts of eighteenth-...
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Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities Painting, Poetry, Music
ISBN: HB: 9780300190830, Yale University Press, December 2014
208 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 130 colour illus.
This stunning catalogue explores the creative exchange between Neo-Impressionist painters and Symbolist writers and composers in the late 1880s and early 1890s. Symbolism, with its emphasis on subjectivity, dream worlds, and spirituality, has often b...
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Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure
ISBN: HB: 9780300208207, Yale University Press, December 2014
160 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 20 colour images, 50 black&white illus.
In late 1504 and early 1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence's City Hall. Leonardo was to depict a historic battle between Florence and Milan, Michelangelo o...
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Ancient Bronzes Through a Modern Lens Introductory Essays on the Study of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Bronzes
ISBN: PB: 9780300207798, Yale University Press, December 2014
208 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, 107 colour images, 18 black&white illus.
This publication brings together prominent art historians, conservators and scientists to discuss fresh approaches to the study of ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern works of bronze. Featuring significant bronzes from the Harvard Art Museums' hol...
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£35,00
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Faces of Impressionism Portraits from the Musee d'Orsay
ISBN: PB: 9780300207736, Yale University Press, December 2014
250 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 150 colour images, 5 black&white illus.
"Faces of Impressionism" explores the development of the portrait in French painting and sculpture between 1860 and 1910 as showcased in one of the world's greatest collections of Impressionist art – the Musee d'Orsay in Paris. Splendidly illustrated...
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Manet Paints Monet A Summer in Argenteuil
ISBN: HB: 9781606064283, Getty Publications, November 2014
80 pp., 22.8x15.8 cm, 30 colour illus., 8 black&white illus.
This is a fascinating look at one of the defining images of the Impressionist movement".Manet Paints Monet" focuses on an auspicious moment in the history of art. In the summer of 1874, Edouard Manet (1832-1883) and Claude Monet (1840-1926), two outs...
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£16,95
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Berthouville Silver Treasure and Roman Luxury
ISBN: HB: 9781606064207, Getty Publications, November 2014
224 pp., 28.7x23.6 cm, 98 colour illus., 21 black&white illus.
This sumpluously illustrated and elegantly produced volume unveils an ancient treasure to modern-day readers. In 1830 a farmer ploughing a field near the village of Berthouville in Normandy, discovered a trave of ancient Roman silver objects weighing...
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