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Art & design styles: Baroque books

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Heinrich Graf Von Bruhl A Saxon Patron in Europe. Articles of the international conference on the 250th anniversary of his death. by Ute C Koch Heinrich Graf Von Bruhl A Saxon Patron in Europe. Articles of the international conference on the 250th anniversary of his death.


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/04/2018

Historical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture by Lilian H. Zirpolo Historical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on famous artists, sculptors, architects, patrons, and other historical figures, and events.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2018

The Art of Laughter Humour in Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age by Anna Tummers, Elmer Kolfin, Jasper Hillegers, Angela Jager The Art of Laughter Humour in Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age
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The Art of Laughter: Humour in Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age presents the first ever overview of humour in seventeenth-century painting.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2018

Critical Perspectives on Roman Baroque Sculpture by Anthony Colantuono Critical Perspectives on Roman Baroque Sculpture

Examines seventeenth-century sculpture in Rome. Focuses on questions of historical context and criticism, including the interaction of theory and practice, the creative roles of sculptors and patrons, the relationship of sculpture to antique models and to contemporary painting, and contextual...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

The Painter's Touch Boucher, Chardin, Fragonard by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth The Painter's Touch Boucher, Chardin, Fragonard

A new interpretation of the development of artistic modernity in eighteenth-century France The Painter's Touch is a radical reinterpretation of three paradigmatic French painters of the eighteenth century. In this beautifully illustrated book, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth provides close readings of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2018

Dutch Masters from the Hermitage by Hermitage Amsterdam Dutch Masters from the Hermitage

Of all the museums in the world that have a Dutch masters collection, the Hermitage takes the prize. There might be other countries that have more, but outside of the Netherlands there is no other single museum with so many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

The Spiritual Rococo Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia by Gauvin Alexander Bailey The Spiritual Rococo Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia

A groundbreaking approach to Rococo religious decor and spirituality in Europe and South America, The Spiritual Rococo addresses three basic conundrums that impede our understanding of eighteenth-century aesthetics and culture. Why did the Rococo, ostensibly the least spiritual style in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Bernini by Andrea Bacchi Bernini

This book, which accompanies a major exhibition, will become a key reference work on Bernini, the most important sculptor of the 17th century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

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Albrecht Durer in Malta by John Azzopardi Albrecht Durer in Malta

The first comprehenisve study of a unique collection of Durer's Life of Virgin and Small Passion series kept at the Mdina Cathedral Museum, Malta.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Peter Paul Rubens by Maria Varshavskaya, Xenia Yegorova Peter Paul Rubens
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Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Fran?ois Boucher Sociability, Mondanit? and the Academy in the Age of Louis XV by Leda Cosentino Fran?ois Boucher Sociability, Mondanit? and the Academy in the Age of Louis XV


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Rembrandt by Emile Michel Rembrandt


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

The Universal Baroque by Peter Davidson The Universal Baroque

A multi-disciplinary study of the notion of the baroque, using examples of music, art, visual culture, literature and architecture, revealing it to be a global phenomenon -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

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Delphi Complete Works of Jacques-Louis David (Illustrated) by Jacques-Louis David, Peter Russell Delphi Complete Works of Jacques-Louis David (Illustrated)
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The principal exponent of the Neoclassical reaction against the Rococo style, Jacques-Louis David won wide acclaim with his huge canvases on classical themes. The appointed painter to Napoleon, David developed his Empire style, notable for its use of warm Venetian...
Format: eBook - Released: 13/11/2017

Corporeality and Performativity in Baroque Naples The Body of Naples by Alessandro Giardino Corporeality and Performativity in Baroque Naples The Body of Naples

This book provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the Neapolitan Baroque, through original and in-depth interpretations of pivotal masterpieces of Neapolitan art, literature, philosophy, and theater. The book also presents the city of Naples as a cultural space in which the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Diego Velazquez by 50Minutos.es Diego Velazquez

Diego Velazquez, uno de los representantes principales del barroco del siglo XVII, esta considerado como uno de los mayores pintores de la historia del arte espanol. Este artista, que va subiendo en la jerarquia social gracias a su talento, moderniza...
Format: eBook - Released: 03/11/2017

The Watson Gordon Lecture Caravaggio and Cupid: Homage and Rivalry in Rome and Florence by Helen Langdon The Watson Gordon Lecture Caravaggio and Cupid: Homage and Rivalry in Rome and Florence

A new look at work by Caravaggio, one of the most famous and fascinating artists of all time.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Rembrandt's Holland by Larry Silver Rembrandt's Holland

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni by Ruth S. Noyes Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Rembrandt Great Lives in Graphic Form by Sophie Collins Rembrandt Great Lives in Graphic Form

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Traces of Vermeer by Jane Jelley Traces of Vermeer

The iconic paintings of the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer have been the source of admiration and controversy ever since they were rediscovered in the 19th century. Amazingly, there is still no agreement amongst experts as to how they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

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