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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 39 Giovanni Bellini's Painting Technique
ISBN: PB: 9781857096408, National Gallery London, November 2018
136 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) was one of the most innovative and influential painters of the Venetian Renaissance and was among the first Italian artists to paint in oil, rather than the more traditional medium of egg tempera. This spe...
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Mantegna and Bellini
ISBN: HB: 9781857096347, National Gallery London, October 2018
304 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431-1506) and Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) each produced groundbreaking paintings, marked by pictorial and technical innovations, that are among the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. Exploring the fruitful...
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Courtauld Impressionists From Manet to Cezanne
ISBN: HB: 9781857096385, National Gallery London, September 2018
144 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 78 colour and black&white illus.
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces from the Courtauld Gallery are brought together at the National Gallery with paintings from both collections by Edgar Degas, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Ren...
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Ed Ruscha Course of Empire
ISBN: HB: 9781857096323, National Gallery London, July 2018
48 pp., 31.1x24.8 cm, 30 colour illus.
Over the span of his six-decade career, Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) has created a distinctively stylized vision of the modern American landscape of gas stations, highways, and industrial buildings. Incorporating text, stark typography, and commercial logos,...
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Monet and Architecture
ISBN: HB: 9781857096170, National Gallery London, April 2018
240 pp., 25.4x24.1 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
In an innovative approach, Richard Thomson considers Claude Monet's paintings of buildings in their environment, offering a reappraisal of an artist more often associated with landscapes, seascapes, and gardens. Buildings fulfilled various roles in M...
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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 38
ISBN: PB: 9781857096231, National Gallery London, February 2018
112 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 175 colour and black&white illus.
This latest volume of the National Gallery's "Technical Bulletin" series features a range of studies, reflecting its commitment to the scientific research and conservation of paintings in its care. Articles include the recent conservation of Rosso Fi...
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Closer Look Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9781857096279, National Gallery London, February 2018
96 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 80 colour illus.
Landscape is probably the most popular type of painting, but anyone who has ever been disappointed by vacation photographs knows how difficult it is to turn a view into a picture. This book shows how artists in past centuries translated outdoor space...
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Lake Keitele Akseli Gallen-Kallela
ISBN: HB: 9781857096248, National Gallery London, November 2017
72 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 35 colour and black&white illus.
Relatively unknown outside of his homeland, Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) was a leading figure in modern Finnish painting and the decorative arts. This publication focuses on four versions of his shimmering depictions of Lake Keitele (1904-1905),...
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Monochrome Painting in Black and White
ISBN: HB: 9781857096149, National Gallery London, October 2017
272 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 160 colour illus.
Painting "without color" has long held a fascination for artists. In this striking and original book, the authors explore how and why artists from the 15th century to the present have chosen to paint in black, white, and shades of gray. Sometimes art...
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Drawn in Colour Degas at the Burrell Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781857096255, National Gallery London, October 2017
112 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 50 colour illus.
The Burrell Collection in Glasgow houses more than twenty paintings, pastels, and drawings by Edgar Degas (1834-1917) that include his most recognisable motifs: ballet dancers, bathers, jockeys, and women at work. Together with a selection of the Nat...
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