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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 7.99
Comprising images both sacred and secular, this modestly priced collection of works by the master of woodcut designs features 94 black-and-white illustrations with brief captions that include titles and dates. more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 24.95
Dating from the 1600s, these rare views of celebrated Roman fountains and gardens represent some of the finest and most accurate landscape drawings of the Italian Baroque period. The full-page engravings demonstrate expert handling of perspective in a wealth of settings that incorporate architecture, details of topography and garden design, and portraits... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 34.95
Unrivaled treasury of art from the 1500s through the 1900s includes drawings by Goya, Hogarth, Dürer, Morris, Doré, Beardsley, others. Hundreds of illustrations, brief introductions. Ideal as reference and browsing book. more...
- Limmat Verlag 2015; US$ 27.99
Ein schlichtes Holzkreuz schmückt Farinets Grab in Saillon, das am Rande des Kirchenbezirks liegt, wie es sich gehört für einen, der seine individuelle Freiheit höher schätzte als Staat und Gesetz. Als der junge Mann im abgelegenen Tal mit der Geldfälscherei begann, ging es ihm nicht um persönliche Bereicherung, er wollte geben, schenken, Freude bereiten.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Jewish art and visual culture?art made by Jews about Jews?in modern diasporic settings is the subject of Looking Jewish. Carol Zemel focuses on particular artists and cultural figures in interwar Eastern Europe and postwar America who blended Jewishness and mainstream modernism to create a diasporic art, one that transcends dominant national traditions.... more...
- Quercus 2015; US$ 10.99
The perfect compact reference guide for all would-be art buffs. Art historian Susie Hodge takes you on a whistle-stop international tour of all the major artistic cultures, movements, phases, developments, artists and themes, from Prehistoric art to Hyperrealism. Contents also include Greek classicism, Gothic art, the Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 57.00
French artist Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (1848?1903) once reproached the Impressionists for searching ?around the eye and not at the mysterious centre of thought.? But what did he mean by this enigmatic phrase? In this innovative investigation into Gauguin?s art and thought, Dario Gamboni illuminates Gauguin?s quest for this ?mysterious centre? and... more...
- MFA Publications 2015; US$ 14.95
Sometime in the early fourth century BC, an unknown Egyptian master carved an exquisite portrait in dark-green stone. The statue that included this head of a priest, likely a citizen of ancient Memphis, may have been damaged when the Persians conquered Egypt in 343 BC, before it was buried in a temple complex. Its adventures were not over: after almost... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2011; US$ 43.95
Guido Guerzoni presents the results of fifteen years of research into one of the more hotly debated topics among historians of art and of economics: the history of art markets. Dedicating equal attention to current thought in the fields of economics, economic history, and art history, Guerzoni offers a broad and far-reaching analysis of the Italian... more...