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  • Doré's Knights and Medieval Adventureby Gustave Doré; Jeff A. Menges

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    The exuberant art of Gustave Doré (1832?83) has influenced romantics and realists around the world. A self-taught child prodigy who met with early and resounding success, Doré ranks among the most prolific and popular illustrators of all time. Known as "the master of the fantastic," he excelled in conveying dramatic action in memorable settings. This... more...

  • Doré's Illustrations of the Crusadesby Gustave Doré

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Long regarded as the standard history of the subject, François Michaud's History of the Crusades, published in 1877, recorded over four centuries of passionate, bloody wars that brought the countries ? and cultures ? of Asia and Europe into conflict with one another. To illustrate Michaud's classic study, Gustave Doré executed 100 striking plates,... more...

  • Doré's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King"by Gustave Doré

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Like his contemporary, the English poet laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Gustave Doré (1832?83) was highly regarded for his mastery of technique. One of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late nineteenth century, he provided a wealth of hauntingly beautiful illustrations for the first four parts of Idylls of the King, Tennyson's... more...

  • Looking Jewishby Carol Zemel

    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...

  • Art in Minutesby Susie Hodge

    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...

  • Paul Gauguinby Dario Gamboni

    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...

  • The Priest, the Prince, and the Pashaby Lawrence M. Berman

    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...

  • A Companion to Chinese Artby Martin J. Powers; Katherine R. Tsiang

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Exploring the history of art in China from its earliest incarnations to the present day, this comprehensive volume includes two dozen newly-commissioned essays spanning the theories, genres, and media central to Chinese art and theory throughout its history. Provides an exceptional collection of essays promoting a comparative understanding... more...

  • Apollo and Vulcanby Guido Guerzoni

    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...