The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,693,353 members ⚫ 1,195,028 ebooks

New to

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books

Most popular at the top

  • Painterly Perspective and Pietyby John F. Moffitt

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00

    While the Renaissance is generally perceived to be a secular movement, the majority of large artworks executed in 15th century Italy were from ecclesiastical commissions. Because of the nature of primarily basilica-plan churches, a parishioner's view was directed by the diminishing parallel lines formed by the walls of the structure. Appearing... more...

  • Szimbolizmusby Nathalia Brodskaya; Nándor Balikó

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 8.95

    A szimbolizmus az 1880-as évekt?l kezdve bontakozott ki Franciaországban, és a 20. század elejéig Európa-szerte virágzott. A szimbolistákat leny?gözték az ?si mítoszok, megpróbáltak kiszabadulni a tudomány által az emberiségre ráer?szakolt racionális gondolkodás alól. A látható és kézzelfogható világot igyekeztek a szellemi létbe helyezni, hogy eljussanak... more...

  • Roman Mosaicsby Joseph Wilpert

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    In many of the Italian Christian churches in the vicinity of Rome, mosaics were an important aspect of decoration. This full-color collection includes some of the finest examples of those mosaics. Filled with scenes taken directly from biblical myth and literature, the book spotlights more than sixty mosaic masterpieces created by Italian craftsmen... more...

  • William Blake's Divine Comedy Illustrationsby William Blake

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    Dante's Divine Comedy captivated medieval readers, and each successive era remains spellbound by its sublime portraits of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. In the early 19th century, one of England's great epic poets paid tribute to the Italian master's work. Gifted at both poetry and painting, William Blake transformed more than a hundred of Dante's... more...

  • Tibetan Religious Artby Antoinette K. Gordon

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    An informative overview of the intrinsic relationship of Buddhist deities to Tibetan art and well-captioned illustrations: temple paintings, books, wood blocks, ritual objects, robes, masks, metal work, more. 92 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Doré's Angelsby Gustave Doré

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Dozens of the renowned artist's celestial beings, as created for such great literary works as the Bible, Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Milton's classic, Paradise Lost . 75 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Great Scenes from the Old Testamentby Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95

    One of the most inspired painters of the nineteenth century, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794 ?1872) was also a brilliant engraver and draftsman. This collection, among his major accomplishments, includes scores of engravings that bring to life familiar scenes from the Old Testament ? from the creation of the world and the fall of Adam and Eve... more...

  • Art of the Eternalby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Since the first funerary statues were placed in the first sepulchres, the ideas of death and the afterlife have always held a prominent place at the heart of the art world.An unlimited source of inspiration where artists can search for the expression of the infinite, death remains the object of numerous rich illustrations, as various as they are mysterious.... more...

  • Tod und Jenseits in der Kunstby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Seit Grabdenkmäler auf den Gräbern errichtet wurden, hat die Vorstellung vom Tod und vom Leben nach dem Tod einen wichtigen Stellenwert in der Kunstwelt erlangt. Der Tod, eine unbegrenzte Inspirationsquelle, in der Künstler nach dem Ausdruck des Unendlichen suchen können, ist das Motiv zahlreicher mysteriöser und unterschiedlicher Darstellungen. Das... more...

  • Walsingham and the English Imaginationby Gary Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Drawing on history, art history, literary criticism and theory, gender studies, theology and psychoanalysis, this interdisciplinary study analyzes the cultural significance of the Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, medieval England's most significant pilgrimage site devoted to the Virgin Mary, which was revived in the twentieth century, and in 2006... more...