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European Art of the Fifteenth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780892368310, Getty Publications, November 2005
384 pp., 13.3x19.7 cm, 400 colour illus.
Influenced by a revival of interest in Greco-Roman ideals and sponsored by a newly prosperous merchant class, fifteenth-century artists produced works of astonishingly innovative content and technique. The International Gothic style of painting, stil...
PB: £16,99
European Art of the Sixteenth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780892368464, Getty Publications, October 2006
384 pp., 13.3x19.7 cm, 400 colour illus.
In the sixteenth century, the humanist values and admiration for classical antiquity that marked the early Renaissance spread from Italy throughout the rest of the continent, resulting in the development of a number of local artistic styles in other...
PB: £18,99
Gospel Figures in Art
ISBN: PB: 9780892367276, Getty Publications, March 2006
384 pp., 13.5x19.8 cm, 450 colour illus.
In viewing the great works of sacred Western art, many people find difficulty in understanding the stories and identifying the figures portrayed in them. This informative guide decodes these often-mysterious scenes and reveals a vibrant world of imag...
PB: £16,99
Love and the Erotic in Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606060094, Getty Publications, May 2010
384 pp., 13.7x20.1 cm, 400 colour illus.
This is a magnificently illustrated and enlightening journey through the visual portrayal of love and sexuality in Western art. Even in the modern world where explicit imagery is manifest, an erotic painting from half a millennia ago can still manage...
PB: £16,99
Roman Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606061015, Getty Publications, December 2014
216 pp., 17.2x24 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...
PB: £21,99
Drama and Devotion Heemskerck's Ecce Homo Altarpiece from Warsaw
ISBN: PB: 9781606061121, Getty Publications, July 2012
112 pp., 22.8x25.3 cm, 58 colour illus., 31 black&white illus.
This title offers a fascinating look at the efforts of the J. Paul Getty Museum to preserve and expose a stunning 16th century triptych. Maerten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) was one of the most active and inventive Dutch painters of the 16th century. O...
PB: £20,00
Miraculous Bouquets Flower and Fruit Paintings by Jan Van Huysum
ISBN: PB: 9781606060902, Getty Publications, September 2011
48 pp., 12.1x16.3 cm, 24 colour illus.
Precisely rendered to dazzle the eye with their botanical accuracy, the sumptuous arrays of fruit and flowers by Dutch painter Jan van Huysum (1682-1749) were among the most avidly collected paintings of the 18th century. The arrangements were painst...
PB: £8,99
Rembrandt in Southern California
ISBN: PB: 9780892369935, Getty Publications, March 2010
64 pp., 12.7x16.2 cm, 26 colour illus., 1 map
This title offers is a concise yet informative, stunningly illustrated virtual tour of the works of Rembrandt held in Southern California. This superbly illustrated volume takes readers on a visual tour of fourteen stunning Rembrandt paintings held i...
PB: £8,99
Rubens and Brueghel A Working Friendship
ISBN: PB: 9780892368488, Getty Publications, October 2006
270 pp., 22.9x30.5 cm, 115 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
Truly collaborative paintings, that is, not simply mechanical but also conceptual co-productions, are rare in the history of art. This gorgeously illustrated catalogue explores just such an extraordinary partnership between Antwerp's most eminent pai...
PB: £35,00
Conservation of Cave 85 At the Magao Grottoes, Dunhuang
ISBN: PB: 9781606061572, Getty Publications, February 2014
458 pp., 21.4x28 cm, 500 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
This is the definitive account of the ground-breaking conservation project to conserve the cave paintings of the Mogao Grottoes in China. The Mogao Grottoes, a World Heritage Site in northwestern China, are located along the ancient caravan routes, c...
PB: £47,00