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National Gallery Catalogues The Eighteenth-Century French Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781857093384, Yale University Press, November 2018
632 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm, 440 colour illus.
The impressive collection of 18th-century French paintings at the National Gallery, London, includes important works by Boucher, Chardin, David, Fragonard, Watteau, and many others. This volume presents over seventy detailed and extensively illustrat...
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£75,00
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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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Empire of the Eagle An Illustrated Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232899, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 28.9x23.5 cm, 400 colour illus.
Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This b...
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Cezanne's Gravity
ISBN: HB: 9780300232714, Yale University Press, November 2018
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 108 colour illus., 18 black&white illus.
A transformative study, freeing the artist from outdated art historical narratives and revealing his work as newly strange again C zanne's Gravity is an ambitious reassessment of the paintings of Paul C zanne (1839-1906). Whereas previous studies hav...
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£50,00
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Le Corbusier Drawing as Process
ISBN: HB: 9780300230994, Yale University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 362 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
"Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. I have never stopped drawing and painting, seeking, where I could find them, the secrets of form" – Le Corbusier Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), is famous for...
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£35,00
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Posing Modernity The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
ISBN: HB: 9780300229066, Yale University Press, November 2018
224 pp., 26x22.9 cm, 177 colour illus.
This revelatory study investigates how changing modes of representing the black female figure were foundational to the development of modern art. "Posing Modernity" examines the legacy of Edouard Manet's "Olympia" (1863), arguing that this radical pa...
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£35,00
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Becoming Property Art, Theory, and Law in Early Modern France
ISBN: HB: 9780300222791, Yale University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 117 colour and black&white illus.
This original and relevant book investigates the relationship between intellectual property and the visual arts in France from the 16th century to the French Revolution. It charts the early history of privilege legislation (today's copyright and pate...
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£55,00
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Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonne of Drawings
ISBN: HB: 9780300229349, Yale University Press, November 2018
1888 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 870 colour illus.
Six decades of both iconic and intimate works by Jasper Johns (b. 1930), who is still producing at the age of 88, are given their full due in this magnificent multi-volume publication. Featuring exquisite full-page illustrations of all 813 known draw...
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£1 200,00
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Jean Schlumberger The Rachel Lambert Mellon Collection from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
ISBN: HB: 9780300238747, Yale University Press, November 2018
120 pp., 26.7x26.7 cm, 134 colour and black&white illus.
Famous for his inventive interpretations of animal and botanical subjects, artist-jeweler Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987) played a key role in 20th-century fashion with his vibrant sculptural designs for whimsical jewelry and accessories. After beginni...
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£25,00
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Andy Warhol From A to B and Back Again
ISBN: HB: 9780300236989, Yale University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 485 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
One of the most emulated and significant figures in modern art, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) rose to fame in the 1960s with his iconic Pop pieces. Warhol expanded the boundaries by which art is defined and created groundbreaking work in a diverse array of...
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