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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

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

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MAINSTREAMS OF MODERN ART David to Picasso

By: Canaday, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 8887

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 15 color plates and over 700 B&W photographs. Includes Appendix and Index.. The unmarked volume is in almost perfect condition. Previous owner's bookplate on fep, else fine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, shows some shelf-wear, else fine. AS NEW/FINE. . B&W Photographs and Color Plates. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. xxiv, 576 pp View more info

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The Print in Germany 1880-1933 The Age of Expressionism

By: Carey, Frances; Antony Griffiths

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1993

Edition: First British Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 19231

ISBN: 0486276600

Condition: Fine+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 272 pp View more info

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CHRISTIE'S SALES TO THE NATION

By: Christie's

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4757

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Christie's catalog of its privately negotiated sales of fabulous art, antiques and other national treasures to Great Britain for its national museums for the period 1956 to 1982. Publisher's glossy wraps. Lavishly illustrated. . The covers (only) show the slightest shelf-wear, else as new. FINE.. Catalog. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 86, (2) pp View more info

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THE CENTURY OF THE IMPRESSIONISTS

By: Cogniat, Raymond

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers:

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 5588

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full straw linen, gilt lettering on spine. nd (1967). Folio. 207 pp. Profusely illustrated with 110 excellent reproductions in color (several of which are tipped-in) and 64 two-color drawings, Printed on heavy stock. Translated from the French by Graham Snell. There is an old damp-stain on the rear cover not affecting any of the illustrations, all of which are bright and clean, else unmarked and fine. GOOD.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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Georges de la Tour and his World

By: Conisbee, Philip

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, The National Gallery of Art and Yale University Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14615

ISBN: 0300069480

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gold endpapers. Profusely illustrated with numerous full-color plates (many full-page) as well as B&W illustrations. Published to coincide with the exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, October 1996 to May 1997. Includes essays by Jean-Pierre Cuzin, Gail Feigenbaum, Patricia Behre Miskimin, Edmund P. Pillsbury, and Leonard J. Slatkes; and also technical ess... View more info

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THE WORLD OF MICHELANGELO 1475-1564

By: Coughlin, Robert and The Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Time-Life Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8548

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red leatherette over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Spine in five compartments separated by four raised bands, in beige slipcase with color paste-on. Illustrated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs and reproductions. A volume in the Time-Life Library of Art series. Includes Chronology of Artists, Other Works of Michelangelo, Catalogue of Illustrations, Bibliography and Index. A beautifu... View more info

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Georgia O'Keeffe: Art and Letters Art and Letters

By: Cowart, Jack; Juan Hamilton; Sarah Greenough; J. Carter Brown

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington and Boston, National Gallery of Art / New York Graphic Society / Little, Brown and Company: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27124

ISBN: 0821216864

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full white cloth, grey lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with 120 full-color reproductions of the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, as well as 11 B&W photographs. Includes "Foreword" by J. Carter Brown; "Art and Artist" by Jack Cowart; "In O'Keeffe's World" by Juan Hamilton; "From the Faraway" by Sarah Greenough; Chronology; Bibliography; and a detailed Index. This is the catalogue to accompany an exhibition organized by Th... View more info

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THE RAINBOW BOOK OF ART

By: Craven, Thomas

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cleveland and NY, World Publishing Company: 1956

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5816

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on red panel on spine, gilt lettering and border on red panel on cover, gilt Venus de Milo medallion on cover, TEG (red), red endpapers. 4to. 256 pp. Illustrated with 32 full-page, full-color plates and numerous B&W photographs. The volume is in perfect condition, except that a photograph or some other flat object was stored between the fep and the ffep, leaving some marks on both, else as new. NEAR FINE.. 4to - over 9¾&... View more info

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Joseph Wright

By: Daniels, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24608

ISBN: 185437284X

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. Illustrated with 50 color and 13 B&W illustrations. "Joseph Wright painted some of the most powerful works of 18th-century British art: blacksmith hammering a glowing bar of iron, dramatic demonstrations on scientific apparatus, erupting volcanoes, gloomy prisons, a fashionably dressed gentleman reclining full-length in a forest. Stephen Daniels addresses this interesting diversity by looking closely at the inextricable links bet... View more info

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The Fantastic Engravings of Wendel Dietterlin: A Reprint of the 1598 Edition of His Architectura

By: Dietterlin, Wendel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1968

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20893

Condition: Very Good+


Some staining on back book cover. Slight stain across book pages. Interior clean and bright. . 12 x 8 1/2. 209 pp View more info

Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

By: Drandaki, Anastasia; Demetra Papanikola-Bakirtzi; Anastasia Tourta (eds)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Benaki Museum: 2013

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24463

ISBN: 9604761560

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This lavish, full-color publication is the catalogue accompanying the spectacular exhibition from the National Gallery of Art. Byzantine artists drew from pagan and early Christian foundations to fashion the opulent and deeply spiritual world of Byzantium (A.D. 330–1453). The establishment of Christianity as the state religion inspired the creation of luminous icons, textiles, architectural sculptures, frescoes, and mosaics to adorn basilicas throughout the empire. Pro... View more info

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Great Treasures Of The Kremlin

By: Duncan, David Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 13880

ISBN: 0517317788

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Navy boards, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with color photographs.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, small tear to bottom of front panel, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 139 pp View more info

THE GREAT CENTURIES OF PAINTING: THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY: CARAVAGGIO TO VERMEER XVII Century

By: Dupont, Jacques and Francois Mathey

Price: $29.95

Publisher: NY, Skira: 1951

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 4814

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Small Folio. 135, (1) pp. Illustrated with 64 high-quality, tipped-in, color plates. Translated by S.J.C. Harrison. Both the text and the color plates were printed by the Imprimerie La Concorde in Switzerland. The volume is in excellent, unmarked condition, the covers are very lightly shelf-worn, else Fine+. NEAR FINE. This is a volume in the series The Grea... View more info

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THE GREAT CENTURIES OF PAINTING: THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY: CARAVAGGIO TO VERMEER The New Developments in Art from Caravaggio to Vermeer

By: Dupont, Jacques and Francois Mathey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Skira: 1951

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 4815

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with 64 high-quality, tipped-in, color plates. Translated by S.J.C. Harrison. Both the text and the color plates were printed by the Imprimerie La Concorde in Switzerland. This is a volume in the series The Great Centuries of Painting, conceived, planned and directed by Albert Skira. This volume includes Caravaggio, Saraceni, Ter Brugghen, Ribera,... View more info

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Three Hundred Years of American Painting

By: Eliot, Alexander

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1957

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21358

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's brown cloth over tan cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine & cover. Profusely illustrated with over 250 full-color reproductions. Includes a list of One Hundred Collections of American Painting, a Chronology, a Bibliography, an Index and an Introduction by John Walker, director of the National Gallery of Art. The author, Alexander Eliot, art editor of TIME, stretches a wonderful panorama before our eyes. At the beginning are the earliest pict... View more info

Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: 1800-1950 (Three Volumes, Complete)

By: Ellsworth, Robert Hatfield

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26818

ISBN: 0394554639

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


First edition. Three volume set. Volume 1: Text, including catalogue entries for 875 works, including specifications, biographies and translations of the calligraphic texts; 397 pages with index, publisher's full turquoise cloth. Volume 2: Painting, 369 pages of color reproductions, publisher's full green cloth. Volume 3: The Calligraphies, 288 pages of color reproductions, publisher's full clay cloth. The volumes are each 14.25 by 10.25 inches, the clamshell box, wh... View more info

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The National Museum of Wales: A Companion Guide to the National Art Gallery

By: Evans, Mark; Oliver Fairclough

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museum of Wales / Lund Humphries: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24313

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in almost perfect condition with an old price sticker (National Museum of Wales) on the cover and a slight fold in one corner, otherwise, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEAR FINE.. Trade PB. Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 132 pp View more info

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The Charged Image French Lithographic Caricature, 1816-1848

By: Farwell, Beatrice

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art: 1989

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8919

ISBN: 0899510752

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's thick glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with eight color plates and 210 B&W illustrations. This catalogue was published to accompany the 1989 showing at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art of French lithographic caricatures produced between 1816 and 1848 by 13 artists, including Boilly, Daumier, Pigal, Vernet, and others. . The volume is in virtually perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 188 pp View more info

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American Indian Art

By: Feder, Norman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams / Abradale Press: 1995

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27150

ISBN: 0810981327

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full white cloth, black lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with more than 300 illustrations, including 60 plates in full color. Includes List of Plates, Map, Notes, Bibliography, Photographic Sources. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color and B&W Plates. Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall. 445, (2) pp View more info