Nordic Art and Way of Life Art World, Artists and Themes
ISBN: HB: 9780300276275, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2024
304 pp., 29,2x23,8 cm, 274 colour illus.
An exploration of the development of the art scene, its socio-political context, and the role of the fine arts in nineteenth-century Nordic society. This book captures for the first time the full story of Nordic art and its corresponding way of lif...
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£60.00
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Lucian Freud Catalogue Raisonne of the Oil Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781916347472, Yale University Press, November 2024
800 pp., 30,0x35,3 cm, 500 colour and black&white illus.
This second volume of the Lucian Freud catalogue raisonne is the first attempt to comprehensively catalogue the artist's oil paintings. Over 500 works in the volume are presented and fully catalogued by Catherine Lampert and Toby Treves, with separat...
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£400.00
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German Paintings before 1800 National Gallery Catalogues
ISBN: SET: 9781857099195, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, September 2024
750 pp., 28,5x21,6 cm, 700 colour and black&white illus.
An authoritative new volume cataloguing the German paintings before 1800 in the collection of the National Gallery, London. This fully illustrated catalogue presents the most up-to-date research on the seventy-five paintings in the National Gallery...
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£120.00
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Story of Drawing An Alternative History of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300260472, Yale University Press, September 2024
256 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 100 colour and black&white illus.
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£25.00
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Mobile Image from Watteau to Boucher
ISBN: PB: 9781606068885, Getty Publications, August 2024
224 pp., 25,4x19,1 cm, 121 colour illus., 21 black&white illus.
Reframing long-held assumptions about what distinguishes fine from decorative art, this innovative study explores a mode of making, seeing, and thinking that slices across eighteenth-century visual culture. This book provides a new way of thinking a...
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£50.00
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Secrets We Keep Hidden Histories of the Byzantine Empire
ISBN: PB: 9781606069080, Getty Publications, August 2024
112 pp., 21,0x15,2 cm, 28 colour illus.
An intriguing look at secrecy during the Byzantine Empire and the role of the art historian in seeking truth. Secrecy has played a role throughout human history and continues to capture the popular imagination. Some of the most seductive aspects of...
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£16.99
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Glorious Lessons John Trumbull, Painter of the American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300259704, Yale University Press, July 2024
272 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 16 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
The complicated life and legacy of John Trumbull, whose paintings portrayed both the struggle and the principles that distinguished America's founding moment. John Trumbull (1756-1843) experienced the American Revolution firsthand – he served as ai...
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£20.00
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Written in Water The Ephemeral Life of the Classic in Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300215489, Yale University Press, July 2024
528 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 32 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
A deeply personal yet broadly relevant exploration of the ephemeral life of the classic in art, from the eighteenth century to our own day. Is there such a thing as a timeless classic? More than a decade ago, Rochelle Gurstein set out to explore an...
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£30.00
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Book of Marvels A Medieval Guide to the Globe
ISBN: HB: 9781606069035, Getty Publications, June 2024
152 pp., 25,4x25,4 cm, 99 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This fascinating volume explores an important fifteenth-century illustrated manuscript tradition that provides a revealing glimpse of how western Europeans conceptualized the world. From the classical encyclopedias of Pliny to famous tales such as "...
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£35.00
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Money in the Air Art Dealers and the Making of a Transatlantic Market, 1880-1930
ISBN: PB: 9781606068915, Getty Publications, June 2024
384 pp., 25,4x17,8 cm, 88 colour illus., 42 black&white illus., 17 tables
This volume explores the crucial role of art dealers in creating a transatlantic art market in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. "There was money in the air, ever so much money", wrote Henry James in 1907, reflecting on the American...
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£50.00
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