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Sin
ISBN: PB: 9781857096651, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, April 2020
96 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 80 colour and black&white illus.
The depiction of sin has been fundamental to European visual culture for hundreds of years, especially – but not only – in Christian art. Addressing the mutable and often ambiguous representation of sin, this book highlights its theological underpinn...
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£12,99
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Titian Love, Desire, Death
ISBN: HB: 9781857096552, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2020
224 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 165 colour and black&white illus.
Titian (active 1506-1576) produced a masterful group of paintings for Philip II of Spain, celebrating the loves of gods, goddesses, and mortals. Depicting scenes from Ovid's narrative poem Metamorphoses, Titian named them "poesie" and considered the...
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£30,00
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Artemisia
ISBN: HB: 9781857096569, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2020
256 pp., 30.4x24.1 cm, 140 black&white, colour illus.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654 or later) is the most celebrated woman artist of the baroque period in Italy. Her career spanned more than 40 years, as she moved between Rome, where she was raised and trained by her father, Orazio Gentileschi, to Fl...
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£35,00
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Leonardo Experience a Masterpiece
ISBN: PB: 9781857096606, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, January 2020
72 pp., 27.1x22.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
This concise but innovative book, published to accompany an immersive digital exhibition at the National Gallery, London, focuses on a single Leonardo painting, and one of the artist's most celebrated: "The Virgin of the Rocks". The quarter-century p...
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£10,00
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National Gallery Masterpieces of Painting
ISBN: HB: 9781857096484, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2019
392 pp., 31.1x24.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
This richly illustrated and beautifully designed book offers an ideal introduction to European painting from the 13th to the early 20th century. The National Gallery, London, houses one of the finest collections of Western European art in the world....
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£50,00
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Nicolaes Maes Dutch Master of the Golden Age
ISBN: PB: 9781857096545, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2019
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 120 colour and black&white illus.
This book offers a close look at the art of Dutch Golden Age painter Nicolaes Maes (1634–1693). One of Rembrandt's most talented students, Maes began by painting biblical scenes in the style of his famous teacher. He later produced extraordinary genr...
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£30,00
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Young Bomberg and the Old Masters
ISBN: PB: 9781857096477, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2019
64 pp., 26x24.1 cm, 65 colour and black&white illus.
The British painter David Bomberg (1890-1957) was among the most precociously talented artists of his generation, and the influence of his legacy continues to be felt. This catalogue is the first to explore Bomberg's early work in relation to the col...
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£16,95
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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 40
ISBN: PB: 9781857096491, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, October 2019
112 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This volume continues the National Gallery's acclaimed series of Technical Bulletins with a selection of studies across the range of the collection, jointly authored by experts in the field of conservation and the scientific examination of paintings....
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£40,00
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Nineteenth-Century French Paintings Volume 1: The Barbizon School
ISBN: HB: 9781857099249, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, October 2019
464 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm, 435 colour and black&white illus.
The significant collection of 19th-century French paintings at the National Gallery, London, includes many important works by artists associated with the Barbizon School. In addition to paintings by Courbet, Millet, and Rousseau, there are over twent...
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£75,00
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Bartolome Bermejo Master of the Spanish Renaissance
ISBN: PB: 9781857096446, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, June 2019
128 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 70 colour illus.
Painted in 1468, "Saint Michael Triumphant over the Devil" is the first documented work by Bartolome Bermejo (c. 1440 – c. 1501), a 15th-century Spanish artist by whom only about 20 paintings are known. Acquired by the National Gallery in 1995, the p...
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£19,95
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