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  • Engraving the Savageby Michael Gaudio

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00

    In this innovative analysis, Michael Gaudio explains how popular engravings of Native American Indians defined the nature of Western civilization by producing an image of its “savage other.” Going beyond the notion of the “savage” as an intellectual and ideological construct, Gaudio examines how the tools, materials, and techniques... more...

  • Spoken Imageby Clive Scott

    Reaktion Books 1999; US$ 40.00

    The Spoken Image considers the nature of photography, examining the language used in titles, captions and commentaries, particularly as they relate to documentary photography, photojournalism and fashion photography. 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; Not Available

    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...

  • extraby Franziska Morlok; Till Beckmann

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 119.00

    extra , the indispensable reference work on print finishing, presents the most important finishing techniques practically and theoretically: Thirty pages created by renowned designers provide a basis for explaining the special design and technical features of each technique, with an in-depth exploration of its possible uses. more...

  • extraby Franziska Morlok; Till Beckmann

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 119.00

    extra , the indispensable reference work on print finishing, presents the most important finishing techniques practically and theoretically: Thirty pages created by renowned designers provide a basis for explaining the special design and technical features of each technique, with an in-depth exploration of its possible uses. 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...