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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: 06/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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: Book - Released: 28/08/2017

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

Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi Between Paris and London by Cristina Terzaghi Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi Between Paris and London

A fundamental study on two central figures of the Caravaggesque style, which flourished in Italian art of the 17th century, and also sheds new light on Orazio's sojourn to Paris, a subject on which little has been written.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

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

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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: 28/09/2017

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

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: 15/10/2017

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

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

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

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

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

Eighteenth-Century Women Artists Their Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs by Caroline Chapman Eighteenth-Century Women Artists Their Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs

This book examines the careers and working lives of celebrated artists like Angelica Kauffman and Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun but also of those who are now forgotten.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Creating Distinctions in Dutch Genre Painting Repetition and Invention by Angela Ho Creating Distinctions in Dutch Genre Painting Repetition and Invention

Angela Ho shows how Dutch painters in the mid- to late 17th century used repetition to project a distinctive artistic personality.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

London in Paint A Book of Postcards by Tate Publishing, Lee Cheshire London in Paint A Book of Postcards
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A collection of 16 postcards. The hustle and bustle of London, its changing landscape and infinite sights have provided a rich subject for the many artists who have visited and inhabited the city. From the earliest known paintings, artists have...
Format: Postcard book or pack - Released: 18/05/2017

Canaletto and the Art of Venice by Lucy Whitaker, Rosie Razzall Canaletto and the Art of Venice
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Representing Duchess Anna Amalia's Bildung A Visual Metamorphosis in Portraiture from Political to Personal in Eighteenth-Century Germany by Christina K. Lindeman Representing Duchess Anna Amalia's Bildung A Visual Metamorphosis in Portraiture from Political to Personal in Eighteenth-Century Germany

The cultural milieu in the Age of Goethe of eighteenth-century Germany is given fresh context in this art historical study of the noted writers' patroness: Anna Amalia, Duchess of Weimar-Sachsen-Eisenach. An important noblewoman and patron of the arts, Anna Amalia...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

The Philosophy Chamber Art and Science in Harvard's Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820 by Aleksandr Bierig, Anne Driesse, Andrew Gelfand The Philosophy Chamber Art and Science in Harvard's Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820
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This publication accompanies the exhibition The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard's Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820, on view at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from May 19 through December 31, 2017, and at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Scotland,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Gilded Interiors Parisian Luxury and the Antique by Helen Jacobsen Gilded Interiors Parisian Luxury and the Antique

A spectacular display of the Wallace Collection's glittering gilt-bronzes
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting by Yuriko Jackall, Philippe (Professor of Art History, University of Lyon-2) Bordes, Jack Hinton, Melissa Hyde America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
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This book considers America's very real fascination with France and its visual culture in the eighteenth century and the way in which the cultural ideal of eighteenth-century France has continued to endure in the American imagination.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

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