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  • Complete Works of Raphael (Delphi Classics)by Raphael Sanzio; Delphi Classics

    Delphi Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 2.99

    Celebrated for his clarity of form, ease of composition and the sublime beauty of his ?Madonnas?, Raphael is the epitome of the High Renaissance genius. In spite of his untimely death, he left behind a large body of work that would have a monumental influence on the course of art in the ensuing centuries. Delphi?s Masters of Art Series presents the... more...

  • Complete Works of Rembrandt van Rijn (Delphi Classics)by Rembrandt van Rijn; Delphi Classics

    Delphi Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 2.99

    Rembrandt van Rijn, the greatest master of the Dutch Golden Age, created a prolific and innovative body of paintings and etchings, having an immense influence on the course of Western art and inspiring new genres in painting. The Masters of Art Series presents the world?s first digital e-Art books, allowing digital readers to explore the works of... more...

  • Complete Works of Titian (Delphi Classics)by Delphi Classics

    Delphi Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 2.99

    The most prominent exponent of Venetian art, Titian was equally adept with portraits and landscapes, as well as mythological and religious subjects. His celebrated use of colour would exercise a profound influence on future generations of Western art. Delphi?s Masters of Art Series presents the world?s first digital e-Art books, allowing digital... more...

  • Complete Works of Vincent van Gogh (Delphi Classics)by Vincent van Gogh; Delphi Classics

    Delphi Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 1.99

    One of the most celebrated artists of Western art, the Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh created masterpieces that are now famous for their striking colour, emphatic brushwork and contoured forms. Although the artist died in obscurity, his artworks would go on to change the course of modern art, powerfully influencing Expressionism and the works... more...

  • Cultural Contact and the Making of European Art since the Age of Explorationby Mary D. Sheriff

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Art historians have long been accustomed to thinking about art and artists in terms of national traditions. This volume takes a different approach, suggesting instead that a history of art based on national divisions often obscures the processes of cultural appropriation and global exchange that shaped the visual arts of Europe in fundamental ways... more...

  • Das Altarensembleby Verena Fuchss

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1999; Not Available

    Die Altäre mittelalterlicher Kirchen waren zumeist mit einer Fülle unterschiedlichster Objekte und Bildträger geschmückt, deren formale, ikonographische und funktionale Zusammenhänge in der Forschung bislang wenig Beachtung fanden. Im Gegensatz dazu versteht die vorliegende Arbeit die verschiedenen Ausstattungsstücke am, auf... more...

  • Das Bild des Bischofsby Valerie Figge

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2000; Not Available

    Diese Arbeit ist die erste kunsthistorische Studie, die bildliche Heiligenerzählungen unter dem Gesichtspunkt der Heiligentypologie betrachtet. Im Zentrum steht die intensive Analyse von fünf Bildzyklen, die das Leben eines heiligen Bischofs erzählen. Ausgehend von der Überlegung, daß Heiligkeit im Mittelalter stark über die Zugehörigkeit zu bestimmten... more...

  • Das Frauenbild bei Franz von Stuckby Claudia Gross-Roath

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1999; Not Available

    Frauendarstellungen spielen eine zentrale Rolle in den Arbeiten Franz von Stucks, und besonders sein bekanntestes Werk "Die Sünde", das den Typus der Femme fatale darstellt, prägt unseren Blick auf die Frau um 1900. Claudia Gross-Roath befaßt sich mit dieser bedeutenden Werkgruppe innerhalb des Stuckschen ?uvres, sie... more...

  • Das Porträtwerk Adam Friedrich Oesers (1717-1799)by Thomas Friedrich

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; Not Available

    Als Gründungsrektor der Leipziger "Malerey- und Zeichenakademie" erlangte Adam Friedrich Oeser (1717-1799) über die Grenzen seines Wirkungsortes hinaus Bedeutung und Berühmtheit. Ihm oblag über mehr als drei Jahrzehnte die Ausbildung junger Künstler zur Hebung des Geschmacks und Belebung der nach dem Siebenjährigen Krieg niederliegenden Wirtschaft... more...

  • De Kooning's Bicycleby Robert Long

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99

    Some of the twentieth century's most important artists and writers--from Jackson Pollock to Saul Steinberg, Frank O'Hara to Jean Stafford--lived and worked on the East End of Long Island years before it assumed an alternate identity as the Hamptons. The home they made there, and its effect on their work, is the subject of these searching, lyrical... more...