Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Golden Kingdoms Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas
ISBN: HB: 9781606065488, Getty Publications, September 2017
320 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
This volume accompanies a major international loan exhibition featuring some three hundred works of art rarely or never before seen in the United States. It traces the development of gold working and other luxury arts in the Americas from antiquity u...
HB: £50,00
Ancient Lamps in the J. Paul Getty Museum
ISBN: PB: 9781606065136, Getty Publications, August 2017
510 pp., 21.6x27.9 cm, 1 map, 56 line drawings
In the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum are more than six hundred ancient lamps that span the sixth century BCE to the seventh century CE, most from the Roman Imperial period and largely created in Asia Minor or North Africa. These lamps have m...
PB: £100,00
Luxus The Sumptuous Arts of Greece and Rome
ISBN: PB: 9781606064221, Getty Publications, July 2015
296 pp., 15x25 cm, 243 colour illus.
This elegantly produced book brings the luxury arts of antiquity back into brilliant life. In contrast to other histories of ancient art that typically privilege well-preserved works of ceramics or stone, "Luxus" offers an integrated contextual analy...
PB: £52,00
Berthouville Silver Treasure and Roman Luxury
ISBN: HB: 9781606064207, Getty Publications, November 2014
224 pp., 23.6x28.7 cm, 98 colour illus., 21 black&white illus.
This sumpluously illustrated and elegantly produced volume unveils an ancient treasure to modern-day readers. In 1830 a farmer ploughing a field near the village of Berthouville in Normandy, discovered a trave of ancient Roman silver objects weighing...
HB: £42,00
First Treatise on Museums Samuel Quiccheberg's Inscriptiones, 1565
ISBN: PB: 9781606061497, Getty Publications, November 2013
188 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 8 colour illus., 17 black&white illus.
This is a new translation of Quiccheberg's seminal 16th century text on the collection and display of objects. "Samuel Quiccheberg's Inscriptiones", first published in Latin in 1565, is an ambitious effort to demonstrate the pragmatic value of curios...
PB: £22,50
Greek Vase Art of the Storyteller
ISBN: HB: 9781606061473, Getty Publications, November 2013
114 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
This richly illustrated volume offers a fascinating introduction to ancient Greek vases for the general reader. It presents vases not merely as beautiful vessels to hold water and wine, but also as instruments of storytelling and bearers of meaning....
HB: £21,95
Stained Glass Radiant Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606061534, Getty Publications, September 2013
112 pp., 15.4x23 cm, 80 colour illus.
This is a beautifully illustrated discussion on the making of stained glass and its enduring iconography. Stained glass is a monumental art, a corporate enterprise dependent on collaboration between patron and artist. Combining the fields now known a...
PB: £18,99
Amber and the Ancient World
ISBN: PB: 9781606060827, Getty Publications, December 2011
144 pp., 17.4x22.4 cm, 63 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
This title offers a fascinating look at the one of the ancient world's most prized substances. Amber has fascinated mankind since the Palaeolithic era. Through exquisite visual examples and vivid classical texts, this book examines the myths and lege...
PB: £18,99
Molten Color Glassmaking in Antiquity
ISBN: PB: 9781606060537, Getty Publications, May 2011
128 pp., 16.5x21.7 cm, 92 colour illus., 2 black&white illus., 36 line illus.
This title provides a stunningly illustrated and fascinating exploration of glassmaking in the ancient world. Some of the most astounding antiquities in museums today are pieces made of glass. Not only are they beautiful, with glorious colours and st...
PB: £16,99
Paris Life and Luxury in Eighteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9781606060520, Getty Publications, April 2011
168 pp., 23.8x28.9 cm, 79 colour illus., 77 black&white illus.
This title provides a superbly illustrated and fascinating look at world of luxury objects in 18th-century Paris. Luxury items from centuries past are most often seen within museum settings, devoid of their original contexts and connotations. This gr...
HB: £35,00