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  • The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt
    The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (English, Paperback) Tarnya Cooper, Charlotte Bolland

    This book brings together fifty exquisite observational portrait drawings from the Renaissance and Baroque periods , including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Durer, Holbein, Bernini, Carracci, Clouet , Rubens and Rembrandt . More than a record of the sitters ' appearance, these works capture a moment of connection between artist and sitter: an encounter.

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  • Jan Vermeer. Complete Paintings
    Jan Vermeer. Complete Paintings (English, Hardback) Karl Schutz

    This XL edition brings together the complete catalog of Johannes Vermeer's work, gathering the calm yet compelling scenes treasured in galleries across Europe and the United States into one edition of utmost reproduction quality.

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  • Infernal Grotesque
    Infernal Grotesque (English, Paperback) Gianfranco Sodoma $26.49 $34.95
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  • Gardens of Court and Country
    Gardens of Court and Country (English, Hardback) David Jacques

    Gardens of Court and Country provides the first comprehensive overview of the development of the English formal garden from 1630 to 1730. Often overshadowed by the English landscape garden that became fashionable later in the 18th century, English formal gardens of the 17th century displayed important design innovations that reflected a broad rethinking of how gardens functioned within society....

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  • Rembrandt's Eyes
    Rembrandt's Eyes (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    Interweaving of seventeenth-century Holland, this book allows us to see Rembrandt in a completely fresh and original way.

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  • Making Magnificence
    Making Magnificence (English, Hardback) Christine Casey

    This book tells the remarkable story of the craftsmen of Ticino, in Italian-speaking Switzerland, who took their prodigious skills as specialist decorative plasterworkers throughout Northern Europe in the 18th century, adorning classical architecture with their rich and fluent décor.  Their names are not widely known ? Giuseppi Artari (c.1690?1771), Giovanni Battista Bagutti (1681?1755), and...

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  • Canaletto and the Art of Venice
    Canaletto and the Art of Venice (English, Hardback) Lucy Whitaker, Rosie Razzall

    Canaletto (1697?1768) was the archetypical Venetian painter and printmaker. His superlative cityscapes record views of the ancient monuments and famous modern buildings of European cities that are now familiar and beloved throughout the world?none more so than the works depicting his native Venice. His lively, yet elegant paintings and prints were enthusiastically collected by foreign patrons,...

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  • Albertus Seba, Cabinet of Natural Curiosities
    Albertus Seba, Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (Multiple languages, Hardback) Albertus Seba, Irmgard Musch

    A collection of animals, plants and insects from all around the world - ranging from strange and exotic plants to snakes, frogs, crocodiles, shellfish, corals, birds, and butterflies, as well as fantastic beasts, such as a hydra and a dragon.

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  • Rembrandt's Holland
    Rembrandt's Holland (English, Hardback) Larry Silver

    Rembrandt's Holland considers the life and work of the celebrated Renaissance painter Rembrandt van Rijn. Larry Silver charts his career alongside the visual culture of urban Amsterdam and the new Dutch Republic.

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  • Graven Images
    Graven Images (English, Hardback) Jon Crabb

    With a foreword by Reece Shearsmith, this beautifully designed book highlights some of the most striking and amusing examples of the woodcut from the British Library's collections, evoking monsters, witches, criminals, drinking, war and politics.

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  • George Romney
    George Romney (English, Hardback) Alex Kidson

    This magnificent catalogue, in three volumes and with nearly 2,000 illustrations, will restore George Romney (1734?1802) to his long-overdue position ? with his contemporaries Reynolds and Gainsborough ? as a master of 18th-century British portrait painting. The product of impressive and thorough research undertaken over the course of 20 years, Alex Kidson asserts Romney's status as one of the...

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  • Everything is Happening
    Everything is Happening (English, Paperback) Michael Jacobs

    A gripping and beguiling blend of art history, memoir and travel writing which delves into the mysteries and meanings of Las Meninas, Velazquez's iconic masterpiece

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  • Exhibiting Englishness
    Exhibiting Englishness (English, Hardback) Rosie Dias

    In the late 18th century, as a wave of English nationalism swept the country, the printseller John Boydell set out to create an ambitious exhibition space, one devoted to promoting and fostering a distinctly English style of history painting. This book explores the responses of key artists of the period to Boydell's venture.

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  • Artemisia Gentileschi
    Artemisia Gentileschi (English, Paperback) Mary D. Garrard

    Artemisia Gentileschi, widely regarded as important woman artist before the modern period, was a major Italian Baroque painter of the seventeenth century and the only female follower of Caravaggio. This work shows that her original treatments of mythic-heroic female subjects depart radically from traditional interpretations of the same themes.

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  • London Wallpapers
    London Wallpapers (English, Paperback) Treve Rosoman

    A comprehensive history of the design, manufacture and use of London wallpapers from 1690 to 1840. Beautifully illustrated with colour plates of 40 wallpapers, with a full history of each.

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  • Art of Power
    Art of Power (English, Hardback) Caitlin Blackwell

    This book focuses on the extraordinary Bute Collection at Mount Stuart and its illustrious history.

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  • William Blake and the Age of Aquarius
    William Blake and the Age of Aquarius (English, Hardback) Stephen F. Eisenman

    A stunningly illustrated look at how Blake's radical vision influenced artists of the Beat generation and 1960s counterculture...

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  • Watteau's Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France
    Watteau's Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France (English, Hardback) ,Aaron Wile

    Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by The Frick Collection, New York, and on view from July 12 to October 2, 2016.

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  • Rubens: His Life and Works in 500 Images
    Rubens: His Life and Works in 500 Images (English, Hardback) Susie Hodge

    An insightful biography and showcase of the celebrated and influential Baroque painter, sumptuously illustrated throughout.

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  • Vigee Le Brun
    Vigee Le Brun (English, Hardback) Katharine Baetjer, Joseph Baillio

    A sumptuous monograph of the renowned portraitist and friend of Marie Antoinette in Revolutionary France

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