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Painting by Numbers The life and art of Ferdinand Bauer by David Mabberley Painting by Numbers The life and art of Ferdinand Bauer

Ferdinand Bauer is seen by many as the greatest natural history painter of all time. This fascinating new study of Bauer's work includes reproductions of never-before-published works from collections in Europe and Australia. Written by one of the world's foremost...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Pride and Persecution Jan Steen's Old Testament Scenes by Robert Wenley, Nina Cahill, Rosalie Van Gulick Pride and Persecution Jan Steen's Old Testament Scenes
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The Leiden-born artist Jan Steen (1626-1679) is widely admired as one of the most engaging and technically brilliant painters of the Dutch Golden Age. This volume accompanies an exhibition that will be the fi rst in the UK devoted to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Basic Instincts Love, Lust and Violence in the Art of Joseph Highmore by Jaaqueline Riding Basic Instincts Love, Lust and Violence in the Art of Joseph Highmore

Published to coincide with the exhibition at the Foundling Museum in London, this fascinating book will re-introduce Joseph Highmore (1692-1780), an artist of status and substance in his day, who is now largely unknown. It takes as its focus Highmore's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

18th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 18th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Arts in Florence In the Second Half of the 16th Century by Carlo Falciani, Antonio Natali Arts in Florence In the Second Half of the 16th Century
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Accompanies an exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century in Florence, and celebrates this outstanding cultural and intellectual era.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

Francois Boucher and the Luxury of Art in Paris, 1703-1770 Artist, Collector and Connoisseur by Jessica Priebe Francois Boucher and the Luxury of Art in Paris, 1703-1770 Artist, Collector and Connoisseur

More than any other artist of his generation, FranA ois Boucher is associated with the consumption of luxury goods in eighteenth-century France. His works are filled with desirable items that communicate not only the wealth and status of his aristocratic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

The Atlantic Trade and British Architecture, Art and Landscape 1740-1840 by Victoria Perry The Atlantic Trade and British Architecture, Art and Landscape 1740-1840

2007 marked the two hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in Britain and its former Empire and was the catalyst for a growing interest in the effect of slavery's profits on Britain itself. The Atlantic Trade and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Rembrandt and his Circle Insights and Discoveries by Stephanie Dickey Rembrandt and his Circle Insights and Discoveries

This collection brings together art historians, museum professionals, conservators, and conservation scientists whose work involves Rembrandt van Rijn and associated artists such as Gerrit Dou, Jan Lievens, and Ferdinand Bol.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

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Colouring the Caribbean Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias by Mia L. Bagneris Colouring the Caribbean Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

The first monographic study of the painter Agostino Brunias, this book offers a compelling, original analysis of his representation of race in the British colonial West Indies, reconsidering the way in which the artist's oeuvre has previously been understood. --...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Charles II: Art & Power by Rufus Bird Charles II: Art & Power


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

The Challenge of the Sublime From Burke's <i>Philosophical Enquiry</i> to British Romantic Art by Helene Ibata The Challenge of the Sublime From Burke's <i>Philosophical Enquiry</i> to British Romantic Art

Examines the links between the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain and eighteenth-century theories of the sublime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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A Revolution in Color The World of John Singleton Copley by Jane Kamensky A Revolution in Color The World of John Singleton Copley

This bold new history recovers the American Revolution, as seen through the eyes of Boston-born painter John Singleton Copley.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Conversation Piece Making Modern Art in 18th-Century Britain by Kate Retford The Conversation Piece Making Modern Art in 18th-Century Britain

Pioneered by William Hogarth (1697-1764) and his peers in the early 18th century, and then revitalized by Johan Zoffany (1733-1810), the conversation piece was an innovative mode of portraiture, depicting groups posed in landscape or domestic settings. These artists grappled...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

William Blake and the Age of Aquarius by Stephen F. Eisenman, Mark Crosby, Elizabeth Ferrell, Jacob Henry Leveton William Blake and the Age of Aquarius
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A stunningly illustrated look at how Blake's radical vision influenced artists of the Beat generation and 1960s counterculture In his own lifetime, William Blake (1757-1827) was a relatively unknown nonconventional artist with a strong political bent. William Blake and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Toulousaine 2018 La ville de Toulouse et son patrimoine by Patrice Thebault Toulousaine 2018 La ville de Toulouse et son patrimoine

La ville de Toulouse et son patrimoine historique. Situee dans la region Occitanie et au pied des Pyrenees, cette ville nous enchante par son patrimoine. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut de gamme - avec ces plus qui font...
Format: Calendar - Released: 19/09/2017

Toulousaine 2018 La ville de Toulouse et son patrimoine by Patrice Thebault Toulousaine 2018 La ville de Toulouse et son patrimoine

La ville de Toulouse et son patrimoine historique. Situee dans la region Occitanie et au pied des Pyrenees, cette ville nous enchante par son patrimoine. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut de gamme - avec ces plus qui font...
Format: Calendar - Released: 19/09/2017

Rembrandt's Religious Prints The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art by Charles M. Rosenberg Rembrandt's Religious Prints The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art

Rembrandt's stunning religious prints stand as evidence of the Dutch master's extraordinary skill as a technician and as a testament to his genius as a teller of tales. Here, several virtually unknown etchings, collected by the Feddersen family and now...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

Fragonard The Fantasy Figures by Yuriko Jackall Fragonard The Fantasy Figures

A fascinating, highly illustrated exploration of Fragonard's mysterious 'fantasy figures' series, accompanying an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

16th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 16th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/08/2017

Nature's Mirror Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape by Jeffery W. Howe Nature's Mirror Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape

Since the Renaissance, art in Belgium and the Netherlands has been known for its innovations in realistic representation and its fluency in symbolism. New market forces and artistic concerns fueled the development of landscape as an independent genre in Belgium...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Picturing India People, Places and the World of the East India Company by John McAleer Picturing India People, Places and the World of the East India Company

This book draws on the unrivalled riches of the British Library, telling the story of individual images, their creators, and the people and places they depict. It will present a detailed picture of the East India Company and its complex...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe by Frederick Ilchman, Thomas Michie Casanova: The Seduction of Europe
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Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Academie Royale A History in Portraits by Hannah Williams Academie Royale A History in Portraits

From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was the centre of the Parisian art world. Taking the reader behind the scenes of this elite bastion...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017 by Christiana Payne Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

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