Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
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: £0,00
First Exposures Writings from the Beginning of Photography
ISBN: PB: 9781606065242, Getty Publications, August 2017
520 pp., 15x25 cm, 53 black&white illus.
An exact date for the invention of photography is evasive. Scientists and amateurs alike were working on a variety of photographic processes for much of the early nineteenth century. Thus most historians refer to the year 1839 as the first year of ph...
PB: £0,00
When Galleries Shake Earthquake Damage Mitigation for Museum Collections
ISBN: PB: 9781606065228, Getty Publications, August 2017
280 pp., 20.3x25.4 cm, 131 colour illus., 37 black&white illus., 33 line drawings
Earthquakes pose myriad dangers to heritage collections worldwide. This book provides an accessible introduction to these dangers and to the methodologies developed at the Getty and other museums internationally for mitigating seismic vulnerability....
PB: £0,00
Practical Discourses on the Most Noble Art of Painting
ISBN: PB: 9781606065280, Getty Publications, July 2017
192 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 13 black&white illus.
Jusepe Martinez's "Practical Discourses on the Most Noble Art of Painting" (ca. 1673-1675), though little known today, was highly influential on art, artists, and artistic practice and theory in Spain long after its publication. This volume is the fi...
PB: £0,00
Illuminating Women in the Medieval World
ISBN: HB: 9781606065266, Getty Publications, June 2017
120 pp., 17.8x22.9 cm, 106 colour illus.
When one thinks of women in the Middle Ages, the images that often come to mind are those of damsels in distress, mystics in convents, female laborers in the field, and even women of ill repute. In reality, however, medieval conceptions of womanhood...
HB: £0,00
Lure of Italy Artists' Views
ISBN: HB: 9781606065198, Getty Publications, May 2017
96 pp., 21.6x18.4 cm, 1 map, 67 colour illus.
For centuries Italy has fascinated travelers and artists. From the crumbling ruins of ancient Rome to the crystal- clear light of Venice, artists have found inspiration not only in the cities but also in the countryside and in the deep history and cu...
HB: £12,50
Thomas Annan Photographer of Glasgow
ISBN: HB: 9781606065235, Getty Publications, May 2017
216 pp., 24.1x29.2 cm, 198 colour illus.
Thomas Annan (1829-1887) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the "second city" of the British Empire. Often working in conju...
HB: £32,50
Adolph Menzel The Quest for Reality
ISBN: HB: 9781606065174, Getty Publications, April 2017
284 pp., 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...
HB: £42,50
Eyewitness Views Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe
ISBN: HB: 9781606065259, Getty Publications, April 2017
256 pp., 25.4x27.9 cm, 1 map, 224 colour illus.
Canaletto, Bernardo Bellotto, Luca Caravarijs, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Francesco Guardi, Hubert Robert-these renowned view painters are perhaps best known for their expansive canvases depicting the ruins of Rome or the canals of Venice. Many of their...
HB: £30,00
Real Birds in Imagined Gardens Mughal Painting Between Persia and Europe
ISBN: PB: 9781606065181, Getty Publications, March 2017
116 pp., 15.2x21 cm, 31 colour illus.
Accounts of paintings produced during the Mughal dynasty (1526-1857) tend to trace a linear, "evolutionary" path and assert that, as European Renaissance prints reached and influenced Mughal artists, these artists abandoned a Persianate style in favo...
PB: £10,00