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Drawing in Early Renaissance Italy

By: Ames-Lewis, Francis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 28578


Dust jacket bumped in places some discolouration especially along top edge, brown cloth binding with gilt lettering, slight bumping to bottom of spine. Pages clean. ; 10.5" x 8" x 0.75"; 208 pages View more info

Image for The Political Theory of Painting from Reynolds to Hazlitt  The Body of the Public

The Political Theory of Painting from Reynolds to Hazlitt The Body of the Public

By: Barrell, Diana

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 19067


Jacket bit marked, previous owner's name on ffep, which is also very slightly marked, two or three pencil annotations in text, a couple of corners of pages turned over, otherwise text unmaked, binding tight, green boards unmarked, top and bottom of spine bumbed. ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 352 pages View more info

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Titian Prince of Painters

By: Biadene, Susanna

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Prestel: 1990

Seller ID: 27853


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Black boards; some discolouration to front and back flyleaf; slight curling to top of DJ; otherwise unmarked; colour and b&w plates. ; Art & Design; 11.76 X 8.74 X 1.42 inches; 432 pages View more info

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Willem Drost A Rembrandt Pupil in Amsterdam and Venice

By: Bikker, Jonathan

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 29479


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Illustrated dust jacket with a tiny tear at the top on the front, binding tight and internally clear and bright. ; 1633-1659; 11.30 X 9.80 X 0.90 inches; 320 pages View more info

Art in the Age of Queen Victoria A Wealth of Depictions

By: Bills, Mark & Mary Cowling & Matthew Craske & Pamela Gerrish Nunn & Benedict Read & Alison Smith; Bi

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 16751


Colour illustrated dust jacket very slightly creased front top, binding tight, pages unmarked and bright, colour & b&w illustrations throughout; published to coincide with the centenary of the death of Queen Victoria and with the major exhibition The Victorian Nude at Tate Britain in autumn 2001. ; 4to 9.5" x 11.25"; 136 pages View more info

Zurbaran

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 28574


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Dust jacket has some discolouration on the back, but is otherwise in very good condition. Blue and white cloth binding with gilt lettering. Binding tight pages slightly discoloured, text block clean. Extensive colour and b&w illustrations ; Library of Great Painters; 12.70 X 9.90 X 1.20 inches; 158 pages View more info

Virtue Magnificence Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts

By: Cole, Alison

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Pearson: 1995

Seller ID: 27132


Illustrated paper cover, very slightly worn top and bottom of spine and front corners. Page edges age-yellowed. Pages clean and unmarked throughout. ; Perspectives; 9.06 X 6.54 X 0.55 inches; 192 pages View more info

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Degas and New Orleans A French Impressionist in America

By: Feigenbaum, Gail & Jean Sutherland Boggs

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New Orleans Museum of Art: 1999

Seller ID: 28644


This book will incur additional postage charge due to weight. ; Stiff card binding. Clean and bright. Pages clean and binding tight. This book was published to accompany an exhibition by the New Orleans Museum of Art 1 May - 29 Aug 1999 in New Orleans and Copenhagen 16 Sept - Nov 28 1999 ; 11.08 X 9.74 X 1.05 inches; 301 pages View more info

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Signs and Symbols in Christian Art

By: George Ferguson

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press New York: 1966

Seller ID: 28622


Stiff card covers. Slightly creased. A small black sticker is fixed to the bottom of the front cover. Spine is heavily creased and binding is exposed at pp97-9. Pages are discoloured at the edges but the text is clean. The book contains 96 b&w plates and 16 colour. ; 5.5" x 8" x 1" View more info

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Art Nouveau 1890-1914

By: Greenhalgh, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: V & A Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 17747


This is a heavy item and will require additional shipping costs ; Paper wrappers, slight crease to spine otherwise plates, text, unmarked, binding tight. Includes full page and smaller colour and B&W illustrations, photographs and annotations. Lavishly illustrated volume covering Art Noveau period between 1890 - 1914. Contributions from twenty leading scholars in the field. Published to coincide with exhibition at V&A and National Gallery of Art, Washington. ; 1.3 x 11.3... View more info

Aspects of "Official" Painting and Philosophic Art 1789-1799

By: Kelder, Diane

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Garland Publishing: 1975

Seller ID: 21549


VG, blue cloth boards with decorative silver gilt, only slightly rubbed to the top & bottom spine, no d/jkt; a PHD thesis published in the US due to its 'outstanding' nature. There is extensive pencil underlining throughout, lightly applied, though the extensive bibliography & b&w plates at the rear are untouched. A thorugh & learned examination of the inter-relationship of the neoclassical style & the stated aims of the French Revolution. ; Outstanding Dissertations in ... View more info

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Sychronism and American Color Abstraction, 1910-1925

By: Levin, Gail

Price: £10.00

Publisher: George Braziller: 1978

Seller ID: 27447


Covers and spine age tonned and marked, previous owner's name on half title page, text unmarked, tightly bound, b/w and colour plates. ; 9 X 8.40 X 0.50 inches View more info

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Scottish Art, 1460-1990

By: Macmillan, Duncan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 24769


Black cloth boards vg, contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. 346 b/w & colour reproductions. DJ good with small amount of edgewear and 3/4" rip at top of spine. A survey of Scottish painting by the former curator of the Talbot Rice Gallery at Edinburgh University. ; 11.26 X 9.45 X 1.57 inches; 432 pages View more info

Claude Monet in Norway, Claude Monet in Holland, Claude Monet in Great Britain 3 Volumes

By: Patin, Sylvie & Marianne Alphant; Guardia, Maev Dela

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fernand Hazan Editions: 1994

Seller ID: 17065


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; 3 volumes in slipcase, a little scuffed, with title 'Claude Monet in the North sea'. Each of the volumes is in a good state, all Vg+/vg+; crisp, clean DJs wrapped in clear protective plastic; blue cloth with gilt lettering, clean and bright, likewise pages, text and illustrations. The three volumes focus on Monet's work in Norway, Holland and Great Britain, respectively. They are lavishly illustrate... View more info

Exploring China's Past New Discoveries and Studies in Archaeology and Art

By: Whitfield, Roderick & Tao Wang & Wang Tao

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Saffron Books: 1999

Seller ID: 20127


VG-, large format paper covers considerably rubbed with some creasing at the corners, text, maps & b&w illustrations are complete but with some underlining in black & red here & there & someone has marked a map on p19 with a cross in blue biro. There are also a few very slight signs of yellowing to the edges of the text block. In all, though, it's a very useful resource for the examination of recent developments in Chinese historiography. ; Saffron International Series i... View more info