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German Expressionism-Blauer Reiter International Contemporary Masters

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Worthington Gallery: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20133


Twenty-Four German Expressionist artists are represented in this catalogue Graphics, sculptures and originals are featured in this catalogue . Slight scuff marks on back cover... B&W Illust& Color Illust. 11x8. 54 pp View more info

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Degas: The Complete Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes

By: Adhemar, Jean; Francoise Cachin; Edgar Degas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20335


Publisher's full olive green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only minor shelf-wear and bumped corners. This is a large and heavy book - additional charges may apply for expedited or international shipping. FINE+/VERY GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 288 pp View more info

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Ireland's Painters: 1600-1940

By: Anne Crookshank and The Knight of Glin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21866


Publisher's full blue linen, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated endpapers. Printed on glossy storck and profusely illustrated entirely in color with exceptionally fine reproductions. This richly illustrated survey of the history of Irish painting encompasses the entire span from the Middle Ages to the mid-twentieth century. The volume includes both well-known and virtually unknown artists. Among the more than 350 works reproduced in full color are many paintings fro... View more info

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From Poussin To Matisse The Russian Taste for French Painting

By: Art Institute of Chicago

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19237


Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 168 pp View more info

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Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium from the Mediterranean to the Indus

By: Aruz, Joan (ed); Ronald Wallenfels (ed)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27152


Publisher's full royal blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 712 illustrations, including 535 in full color, maps, Chronology, Bibliography, and Index. This illustrated work highlights one of the most important and creative periods in the history of art: a time marked by the appearance of the city states of the Sumerians, the citadel of Troy, the splendid royal tombs at Ur, and the monumental cities at Mohenjodaro and Harappa. ... View more info

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Introduction to Art A guide to the understanding and enjoyment of Great Masterpieces

By: Baker, Samm Sinclair & Natalie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 21513


With 317 illustrations, 128 in colour. Covered in rust cloth with gilt design on front and gilt lettering on spine. . Unclipped dust jacket shows shelf-wear, chipping and light soling. Text is clean, binding is tight. . B&W and Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 221 pp View more info

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Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

By: Baldry, A. Lys

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd.: c. 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 1664


Publisher's brown paper-covered printed boards, with color paste-on, gray endpapers. Illustrated with eight brilliant color reproductions of paintings by Edward Burne-Jones. A volume in the series "Masterpieces in Colour.". The binding is tight and square, the text block and all of the illustrations are clean and bright, boards rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped with some loss, small (less than ½") section of spine missing, hinges strong, pencil sketch on ... View more info

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A HISTORY OF ART: FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 5275


Quarter bound in publisher's cream cloth over red cloth boards, 4to. 574 pp. Profusely illustrated with 668 reproductions, 14 pages in full color. Germain Bazin was Conservator-in-Chief of the Louvre. Translated from the French by Francis Scarfe. This is an unmarked, unopened copy. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) has a couple of closed tears. AS NEW/VERY GOOD. Contents include: I. The Origins of Art; II. Primitive Ar... View more info

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VENETIAN DRAWINGS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY IN AMERICA

By: Benesch, Otto

Price: $29.95

Publisher: NY, H. Bittner and Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 6050


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. 4to. 41 pages of text followed by 69 full-page monochrome reproductions. This is an unmarked copy. The volume is in excellent condition, with a small spot of sunning on the spine, else fine+. The dust jacket is moderately sunned and chipped. FINE/VERY GOOD.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

FLORENTINE PAINTERS OF THE RENAISSANCE

By: Berenson, Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putman's Sons: 1904

Edition: Second Revised Edition. 1

Seller ID: 6583


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g. 12mo. 155, (2) pp. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece portrait by Verrocchio. . Former owner's printed bookplate on fep, small bookseller's label (from Florence) on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight and square, clean and bright, boards very lightly worn, spine lightly faded, else fine. VERY GOOD.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. (i), v, 155, (2-adverts) pp View more info

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THE DRAWINGS OF THE FLORENTINE PAINTERS (Complete in Three Volumes) Amplified Edition

By: Berenson, Bernard

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19726


The Amplified Edition, complete in three volumes. Publisher's full, bright blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Copiously illustrated with hundreds of B&W reproductions. Volume 1: Text. xiv, 367 pp. Volume 2: Catalogue. Xii, 388 pp. Volume 3: Illustrations. Approximately 400+ pp. Bernard Berenson (1865 - 1959) was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. He was a major figure in establishing the market for paintings by the Old Masters. This work, ... View more info

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PORTFOLIO OF ART MASTERPIECES Series I

By: Book-of-the-Month Club

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Book-of-the-Month Club: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 5137


Ten (of Twelve) individual cartridge-paper folded portfolios, each with descriptive text on the front and a full-page, tipped-in, full-color plate inside. The portfolios are housed in the publisher's original clam-shell cardboard box with a paper label on the front cover and cloth ties. This portfolio includes works by Jan Vermeer, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Gilbert Stuart, Paul Gauguin, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Rembrandt, Diego Rivera, Pieter Brueghal, El Greco, and Raphael.... View more info

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PORTFOLIO OF ART MASTERPIECES Series III

By: Book-of-the-Month Club

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Book-of-the-Month Club: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 5139


Twelve individual cartridge-paper folded portfolios, each with descriptive text on the front and a full-page, tipped-in, full-color plate inside. The portfolios are housed in the publisher's original clam-shell cardboard box with a paper label on the front cover and cloth ties. This portfolio includes works by Degas, Constable, de Hooch, Holbein, Chardin, Monet, Van Gogh, Gladys Davis, Edward Hicks, Murillo and El Greco.. The box is is mildly flattened but the twelve po... View more info

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An Impressionist Legacy The Collection of the Sara Lee Corporation

By: Brettell, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1990

Edition: Third Edition. 1

Seller ID: 22028


Third and Expanded Edition. Includes letter from John H. Bryan, Charirman of Sara Lee Corporation, to Arthur C. Neilson dated December 1990. . Clean, unmarked, square & tight with unclipped dust jacket. . Color Plates. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 152 pp View more info

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METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO F: The World Triumphant: the Baroque

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 3872


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued) . Folio (10 x 13"). 29, (2) pp. Portfolio F in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting series. Color (12 laid in) and B&W Photographs. The seventeenth century offers so many great and familiar names that some indication of the range of baroque art, from tempestuousness to monumental simplicity, is apparent from a list of the major artists whom we meet in this portfolio: ... View more info

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METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 9 Tempera and Oil

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 3905


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with glassine wrapper (as issued). Folio (10 x 13"). 26, (6) pp. Portfolio 9 in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting series. Bound in publisher's original gray boards with red and black lettering on spine and cover and full-color paste-on on cover. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color glossy prints stored in a built-in pocket on the fep, as well as numerous B&W illustrations in the text. Includ... View more info

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METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 5 Composition: Pictures As Pattern

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 3906


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with original glassine wrapper. Folio (10 x 13"). 25, (6) pp. Portfolio 5 in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art series. Bound in publisher's original gray boards with red and black lettering on spine and cover and full-color paste-on on cover. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color glossy prints stored in a built-in pocket on the fep, as well as numerous B&W illustrations in the text. Includes detailed descriptions of the... View more info

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METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 2: REALISM

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3907


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with original glassine wrapper. Folio (10 x 13"). 25, (6) pp. Portfolio 2 in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art series. Color (11) and B&W Photographs. This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 11 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition.... View more info

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METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO B: Earth, Heaven and Hell: Man and Mystery in the Middle Ages

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 3908


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Portfolio B in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting series. Bound in publisher's original green boards with red and black lettering on spine and cover and full-color paste-on on cover. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color glossy prints stored in a built-in pocket on the fep, as well as numerous B&W illustrations in the text. Includes detailed descriptions of the twelve prints as well as the in-text illustration... View more info

PORTFOLIO 2 Realism: the Painter and the World around Us

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 3934


2 Metropolitan Seminars in Art 1st Printing Color (12) and B&W Photographs This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 12 l... View more info