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Art & design styles: Baroque books

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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

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

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: 28/10/2017

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: 15/10/2017

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

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: 21/08/2017

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

Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing by Catherine H. Lusheck Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

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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

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Paolo de Matteis Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe by Livio Pestilli Paolo de Matteis Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe

This volume represents a long overdue reassessment of the Neapolitan painter Paolo de Matteis, an artist largely overlooked in English language scholarly publications, but one who merits our attention for the quality of his work and the originality of its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Rijks Masters of the Golden Age by Marcel Wanders Rijks Masters of the Golden Age

An homage to the 17th-century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum's prestigious Gallery of Honour, with over 60 iconic paintings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Woven Splendour The Tapestries at St John's Conventual Church, Valletta Malta by Cynthia de Glorgio Woven Splendour The Tapestries at St John's Conventual Church, Valletta Malta

The first in-depth study of the set of magnificent series of tapestries treasured at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Barberini Tapestries Woven Monuments of Baroque Rome by James Harper, Marlene Eidelheit Barberini Tapestries Woven Monuments of Baroque Rome
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The featured tapestries were once displayed at St Peter's Basilica and in the Sistine Chapel, and were the subject of an intense conservation effort which restored these works of art after a fire in 2001 burnt two of them and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Masterpiece Peter Paul Rubens by Till-Holger Borchert Masterpiece Peter Paul Rubens

Astonishing details of the paintings by Rubens in an attractive and well--priced guide.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

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: 21/03/2017

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting Inspiration and Rivalry by Eddy Schavemaker, Blaise Ducos, Eric Jan Sluijter Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting Inspiration and Rivalry
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A landmark exploration of the engaging network of relationships among genre painters of the Dutch Golden Age
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/02/2017

Rubens: His Life and Works in 500 Images An Illustrated Exploration of the Artist, His Life and Context, with a Gallery of 300 Paintings and Drawings by Susie Hodge Rubens: His Life and Works in 500 Images An Illustrated Exploration of the Artist, His Life and Context, with a Gallery of 300 Paintings and Drawings

An insightful biography and showcase of the celebrated and influential Baroque painter, sumptuously illustrated throughout.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2017

Miniatures from the Baroque Period in the Tansay Collection by Bernd Pappe, Juliane Schmieglitz-Otten Miniatures from the Baroque Period in the Tansay Collection
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Features 120 works from the celebrated Tansey collection shed light on the hitherto little-known portrait miniatures from the Baroque period. This catalogue is devoted to 17th century portrait miniatures. It also presents the little-known but particularly impressive miniature painting of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2017

The Sovereign Artist Charles le Brun and the Image of Louis XIV by Wolf Burchard, Christopher, RA Le Brun The Sovereign Artist Charles le Brun and the Image of Louis XIV
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In his joint capacities of Premier peintre du roi, director of the Gobelins manufactory and rector of the Academie royale de peinture et de sculpture, Le Brun exercised a previously unprecedented influence on the production of the visual arts -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2016

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