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  • Transcendental Train Yardby Norma E Cantú; Marta Sánchez

    Wings Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Transcendental Train Yard is a collection of color serigraphs accompanied by bilingual poems, in Spanish and English, inspired by the artwork. Transcendental Train Yard provides the reader a glimpse of the role the railroad and the carpas (itinerant vaudeville troupes) played in the Mexican American community. Artist Marta Sanchez and poet Norma... more...

  • Goyaby Victor I. Stoichita

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 29.95

    This intriguing book on Goya concentrates on the closing years of the eighteenth century as a neglected milestone in his life. Goya waited until 1799 to publish his celebrated series of drawings, the Caprichos, which offered a personal vision of the "world turned upside down". Victor I. Stoichita and Anna Maria Coderch consider how themes of Revolution... more...

  • Picturing Victorian Americaby Nancy Finlay; Kate Steinway

    Connecticut Historical Society 2010; US$ 23.99

    A landmark reference on 19th-century American lithographic production more...

  • James McNeill Whistlerby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Whistler (Lowell, 1834 ? Londres 1903) Whistler surgit à un moment crucial de l'histoire de l'art et il joue un rôle de précurseur. Il a, comme les Impressionnistes, la volonté d'imposer ses idées. Son oeuvre se déroule en quatre périodes. Dans une première période de recherche, l'artiste est influencé par le réalisme de Courbet et par le japonisme.... more...

  • Register 7-14by Paul Raabe; Herzog August Bibliothek; Peter Mortzfeld

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 335.00

    The portrait collection comprises some 25,000 sheets. Initially, Series A of the catalogue consisted of 28 picture books. The nine text volumes provide biographical and bibliographical details on the portrayed persons, descriptions of the portraits as well as information on the artist and the respective technique. The supplement complements... more...

  • Botanical Printsby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 4.39

    The earliest botanical illustrations are found inancient herbals—practical works of knowledge, written to pass on crucial information about how to heal the sick. Around the time of the Renaissance, however, flowers began to be more generally appreciated for their beauty, so talented artists set about capturing their magic. Botanical illustration... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99

    Ando Hiroshige is considered by many as the last of the great creative masters of the traditional Japanese woodblock print. His skill has won him worldwide fame and artistic influence, along with his contemporary, Katsushika Hokusai. Both artists widened the range of subjects they covered to encompass every aspect of life in Japan’s Edo period.... more...

  • Whistlerby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2014; US$ 3.99

    Although American by birth and heritage, James McNeill Whistler spent most of his life in western Europe, particularly in Paris and London, where he lived his life in a swirl of controversy over his art and his often self-aggrandizing behavior, which tainted his associations with fellow artists and the public. His guiding principle was "art for... more...