Poussin and the Dance
ISBN: PB: 9781857096729, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, October 2021
144 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 70 colour and black&white illus.
Poussin's scenes of bacchanalian revelry, tripping maenads and skipping nymphs are often described as "dancelike" and "choreographed". The artist's dancing pictures helped him develop a new approach to painting that would become the model for the Fre...
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£25,00
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Bellotto The Koenigstein Views Reunited
ISBN: PB: 9781857096743, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, July 2021
88 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
Bernardo Bellotto (1722-1780) ranks amongst the very greatest view painters of eighteenth-century Europe. Today, he is best known for his views of northern European cities: large-scale works characterised by panoramic compositions, a strongly contras...
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£14,95
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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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£14,95
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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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£12,99
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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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£30,00
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