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  • Van Goghby Jp. A. Calosse

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Jenseits der Sonnenblumen, der Schwertlilien und des Porträts von Doktor Gachet befindet sich ein Mensch, Vincent van Gogh (geboren 1853; gestorben 1890) mit all seiner Begabung und Zerbrechlichkeit. Der Post-Impressionist van Gogh übte mit seiner Kreativität und seiner Technik einen enormen Einfluss auf das Verständnis der Malerei des 19. Jahrhunderts... more...

  • 1793-1843by France Nerlich; Bénédicte Savoy

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    From 1800 onward young artists from the German-speaking world flocked to the Paris studios of Jacques-Louis David, Paul Delaroche and Thomas Couture. The encyclopedia's individual articles make available previously unknown data and facts and provide new insights into the importance of Paris as place of artist's training, the career of... more...

  • Constableby Barry Venning

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    John Constable ist der erste englische Landschaftsmaler, der den Holländern in nichts nachsteht. Er übernimmt zwar einiges von Rubens Landschaften, doch sein eigentliches Vorbild ist Gainsborough. Constable bringt einen frischen Wind in die Malerei, zum einen, was die Technik, zum anderen, was das Gefühl anbelangt. Mit Ausnahme der Franzosen war Constable... more...

  • The Only Art of Jack B. Yeatsby Declan Foley

    The Lilliput Press 2009; US$ 9.99

    This volume sheds new light on the life and works of Jack B. Yeats, the talented painter and poet too often overshadowed by his older brother William, through a collection of previously published and unpublished letters from John Butler Yeats to his son Jack, and from Jack to his father, John Quinn, 'The Man from New York', and Sarah Purser. Introduced... more...

  • Caillebotteby Victoria Charles; Nathalia Brodskaïa

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 5.00

    Bei seinen Zeitgenossen vor allem als Mäzen und Sammler bekannt, nimmt Caillebotte heute seinen rechtmäßigen Platz im Pantheon der Künstler ein ? als Maler, der in seinen bahnbrechenden Werken in einzigartiger Weise den Realismus mit dem Impressionismus verbindet. Bemerkenswert ist die Verbindung von fotografischen Techniken, von der Perspektive und... more...

  • Rubensby Maria Varshavskaya; Xenia Egorova

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 5.00

    Für seine wohlgeformten, lasziven nackten Frauen berühmt, war Peter Paul Rubens erstes Anliegen die Darstellung der Sinnenfreuden in all ihren Formen. Ein Barockmaler, der in seinem gesamten künstlerischen Schaffen die Freuden und Wunder des Körperlichen feierte, die strikten sozialen Vorschriften zugunsten einer emotionalen und sinnlichen Porträtierung... more...

  • The Life and Career of Lippo di Dalmasio, a Bolognese Painter of the Late Fourteenth Century:by Flavio Boggi; Robert Gibbs

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This book provides an historical and critical framework for the paintings of Lippo di Dalmasio. The catalogue presents 37 items in total, including many new attributions and some previously unpublished works. This is accompanied by all known documents on the artist. This book contains eight color photographs and thirty-five black and white photographs. more...

  • Vermeer's Family Secretsby Benjamin Binstock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. In Vermeer's Family Secrets , Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, The Sphinx of Delft , is famously a mystery in art: despite the common claim that little... more...

  • Leonardo da Vinciby Sigmund Freud

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 18.95

    This remarkable book takes as its subject one of the most outstanding men that ever lived. The ultimate prodigy, Leonardo da Vinci was an artist of great originality and power, a scientist, and a powerful thinker. According to Sigmund Freud, he was also a flawed, repressed homosexual. The first psychosexual history to be published, Leonardo da Vinci... more...

  • Marcel Duchampby Octavio Paz

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    Octavio Paz conveying his awareness of Duchamp as a great cautionary figure in our culture, warning us with jest and quiet scandals of the menacing encroachment of criticism, science and even art.? New York Times Book Review more...