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A Getty Museum Counting Book
ISBN: HB: 9780892365258,
20.3x20.3 cm, 56 colour illus.
Beautiful objects from the French Decorative Arts collection in the J. Paul Getty Museum, such as clocks, beds, chairs, and tea cups, are cleverly arranged for little fingers to find in this children's counting book. Once young readers solidify their...
A is for Artist
A Getty Museum Alphabet
ISBN: HB: 9780892363773,
20.4x20.4 cm, 56 colour illus.
In this delightful alphabet book, cleverly illustrated with paintings from the collection of the Getty Museum, A is for an artist by Jan Steen, B is for a bumblebee by Ambrosius Bosschaert, and C is for a candle by Jean-Francois de Troy. Details from...
ABC of What Art Can Be
ISBN: HB: 9780892369997,
14.2x28.3 cm, 40 colour illus.
This delightful book is a colorful reminder of the many things that visual art can be, become, and do. Whether it's weaving or making pottery or working on your computer or turning junk into something unexpected and wonderful, "An ABC of What Art Can...
Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture
The Birth of the French School, 1648-1793
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...
Artist in the Age of Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780892369546,
19.7x23.5 cm, 46 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
This book features a fascinating exploration of the life and works of one of Revolutionary France's most significant female artists. Adelaide Labille-Guiard (1749-1803) was a remarkable portraitist and painter, she was also one of the very few women...
The Quest for Reality
ISBN: HB: 9781606065174,
22.7x27.9 cm, 30 black&white illus., 137 colour illus.
Adolph Menzel (1815-1905) is widely regarded as the epitome of realist art. From the very beginning of his career, he captured the beauty and horror of reality with unflinching precision, and he was a consummate master of atmosphere. A man of very sh...
Adriaen de Vries, 1566-1626
ISBN: HB: 9780892365531,
23x30.5 cm, 70 colour illus., 200 black&white illus.
This elegant exhibition catalog includes sixty-six works of art by this virtuoso sculptor, plus accompanying essays. Born in The Hague, Adriaen de Vries worked with the official sculptor to the Medici dukes beginning in 1580s, and in 1601 he was appo...
Adventures of Gillion de Trazegnies
Chivalry and Romance in the Medieval East
One of the finest works from the golden era of Flemish manuscript illumination, the Getty'scopy of the "Romance of Gillion de Trazegnies" tells of the adventures of a medieval nobleman. Part travelogue, part romance, and part epic, the text traces th...
Alkoxysilanes and the Consolidation of Stone
ISBN: PB: 9780892368150,
21.6x27.9 cm, 7 tables, 45 illus., 11 maps
Stone is one of the oldest building materials, and its conservation ranks as one of the most challenging in the field. The use of alkoxysilanes in the conservation of stone can be traced as far back as 1861, when A. W. von Hoffman suggested their use...
Amber and the Ancient World
ISBN: PB: 9781606060827,
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...