Durer's Journeys Travels of a Renaissance Artist
ISBN: HB: 9781857096675, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, February 2021
304 pp., 29.2x14.1 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
The visual legacy of Durer's travels extends far beyond his lifetime and throughout Europe, and the documents illuminating them offer unique insights into the distinctive ways Durer conducted and managed his career, making him an intriguing – and eve...
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£40,00
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Conversations with God Jan Matejko's Copernicus
ISBN: PB: 9781857096699, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, February 2021
80 pp., 27.1x22.9 cm, 40 colour and black&white illus.
Largely unknown outside his homeland, Jan Matejko (1838-1893) is widely regarded as the national painter of Poland, where he is revered for his huge minutely detailed depictions of key moments in the nation's history. Focusing on Matejko's masterpiec...
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Sin
ISBN: PB: 9781857096651, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, April 2020
96 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 80 colour and black&white illus.
The depiction of sin has been fundamental to European visual culture for hundreds of years, especially – but not only – in Christian art. Addressing the mutable and often ambiguous representation of sin, this book highlights its theological underpinn...
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Titian Love, Desire, Death
ISBN: HB: 9781857096552, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2020
224 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 165 colour and black&white illus.
Titian (active 1506-1576) produced a masterful group of paintings for Philip II of Spain, celebrating the loves of gods, goddesses, and mortals. Depicting scenes from Ovid's narrative poem Metamorphoses, Titian named them "poesie" and considered the...
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Artemisia
ISBN: HB: 9781857096569, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, March 2020
256 pp., 30.4x24.1 cm, 140 black&white, colour illus.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654 or later) is the most celebrated woman artist of the baroque period in Italy. Her career spanned more than 40 years, as she moved between Rome, where she was raised and trained by her father, Orazio Gentileschi, to Fl...
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Leonardo Experience a Masterpiece
ISBN: PB: 9781857096606, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, January 2020
72 pp., 27.1x22.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
This concise but innovative book, published to accompany an immersive digital exhibition at the National Gallery, London, focuses on a single Leonardo painting, and one of the artist's most celebrated: "The Virgin of the Rocks". The quarter-century p...
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Nicolaes Maes Dutch Master of the Golden Age
ISBN: PB: 9781857096545, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2019
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 120 colour and black&white illus.
This book offers a close look at the art of Dutch Golden Age painter Nicolaes Maes (1634–1693). One of Rembrandt's most talented students, Maes began by painting biblical scenes in the style of his famous teacher. He later produced extraordinary genr...
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£15,00
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Young Bomberg and the Old Masters
ISBN: PB: 9781857096477, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2019
64 pp., 26x24.1 cm, 65 colour and black&white illus.
The British painter David Bomberg (1890-1957) was among the most precociously talented artists of his generation, and the influence of his legacy continues to be felt. This catalogue is the first to explore Bomberg's early work in relation to the col...
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