Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Uruk The First City of the Ancient World
ISBN: HB: 9781606064443, Getty Publications, January 2019
400 pp., 15x25 cm, 450 colour illus., 34 black&white illus.
This remarkable book unveils the origins of urban life in our ancient past. Over one hundred years ago, discoveries from a German archaeological dig at Uruk, roughly two hundred miles south of present-day Baghdad, sent shock waves through the scholar...
HB: £50,00
Sistine Chapel Paradise in Rome
ISBN: PB: 9781606065532, Getty Publications, August 2018
184 pp., 14x19.1 cm, 31 colour illus., 18 black&white illus., 8 line drawings
The art of the Sistine Chapel, decorated by artists who competed with one another and commissioned by popes who were equally competitive, is a complex fabric of thematic, chronological, and artistic references. Four main campaigns were undertaken to...
PB: £19,95
Dialogue on the Errors and Abuses of Painters
ISBN: PB: 9781606065563, Getty Publications, April 2018
280 pp., 17.9x25.2 cm, 37 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
Giovanni Andrea Gilio's "Dialogue on the Errors and Abuses of Painters" (1564) is one of the first treatises on art published in the post-Tridentine period. It remains a key primary source for the discussion of the reform of art as it unfolded at the...
PB: £45,00
Promote, Tolerate, Ban Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary
ISBN: HB: 9781606065396, Getty Publications, March 2018
160 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
In the fall of 1956, Hungarians led a successful rebellion against Soviet control. How-ever, after only ten days of freedom, the uprising was brutally crushed, and the Soviet-aligned minister Janos Kadar assumed power. Focusing on the Kadar era (1956...
HB: £40,00
Maria Sibylla Merian Artist, Scientist, Adventurer
ISBN: HB: 9781947440012, Getty Publications, March 2018
96 pp., 22.3x25.9 cm, 116 colour illus., 3 black&white illus.
In 1660, at the age of thirteen, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) began her study of butterfly metamorphosis-years before any other scientist published an accurate description of the process. Later, Merian and her daughter ventured thousands of miles...
HB: £16,95
Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India
ISBN: HB: 9781606065525, Getty Publications, March 2018
160 pp., 22.2x29.3 cm, 130 colour illus., 1 map
Ahh, the impact of Indian art and culture on a Dutch artist in the late 1650s! Pairing Rembrandt's twenty-two surviving drawings of Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Dara Shikoh, and other Mughal courtiers with Mughal paintings of similar compositions, the book...
HB: £30,00
Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture The Birth of the French School, 1648-1793
ISBN: PB: 9781606065358, Getty Publications, February 2018
424 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (French Academy of Painting and Sculpture) – perhaps the single most influential art institution in history – governed the arts in France for more than 150 years, from its founding in 1648 until its abo...
PB: £65,00
Artistry in Bronze The Greeks and Their Legacy XIXth Internationl Congress on Ancient Bronzes
ISBN: PB: 9781606065419, Getty Publications, November 2017
492 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
The papers in this volume derive from the proceedings of the nineteenth International Bronze Congress, held at the Getty Center and Villa in October 2015 in connection with the exhibition Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World. T...
PB: £70,00
Giovanni Bellini Landscape of Faith in Renaissance Venice
ISBN: HB: 9781606065310, Getty Publications, October 2017
128 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Praised by Albrecht Du rer as being "the best in painting", Giovanni Bellini (ca. 1430-1516) is unquestionably the supreme Venetian painter of the quattrocento and one of the greatest Italian artists of all time. His landscapes assume a prominence un...
HB: £30,00
Notes Towards a Conditional Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606065501, Getty Publications, October 2017
352 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Robert Irwin began his career in the 1950s as an abstract painter. As a pioneer of the Light and Space movement in Los Angeles in the 1970s and early '80s, Irwin focused on exploring aesthetic perception as the fundamental feature of art, culminating...
PB: £25,00