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History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900 books

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John Singer Sargent Masterpieces of Art by Janet Tyson, Flame Tree Studio John Singer Sargent Masterpieces of Art
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Featuring the luminescent, evocative art of Italian born, American painter John Singer Sargent, the celebrated of late nineteenth century portraitist of the wealthy and their privileged world. Renowned for his exquisite naturalism, this beautiful new book also offers his most...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/09/2017

Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century by Adrienne L. Childs Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response Reflections Across the Pond by Inge Reist British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response Reflections Across the Pond

British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response - Reflections Across the Pond presents 14 essays by distinguished art - and cultural - historians. Collectively, they examine points of similarity and difference in the approaches to art collecting practiced...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850 Exchanges and Tensions by Professor Sarah Hibberd Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850 Exchanges and Tensions

Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850: Exchanges and Tensions maps some of the many complex and vivid connections between art, theatre, and opera in a period of dramatic and challenging historical change, thereby deepening an understanding of familiar (and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Faberge From St Petersburg to Sandringham by Ian Collins Faberge From St Petersburg to Sandringham

This is a glittering and haunting saga of the artist-jeweller to the Russian and British courts and his chief patrons - sisters and queen-empresses Alexandra and Maria Feodorovna, who commissioned fabulous objects and changed the world. Norfolk's Sandringham Estate, royal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art by Michelle Facos The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art

With the words 'A new manifestation of art was ...expected, necessary, inevitable,' Jean Moreas announced the advent of the Symbolist movement in 1886. When Symbolist artists began experimenting in order to invent new visual languages appropriate for representing modern life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2017

Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 Strangers in Paradise by Dr. Karen L. Carter Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 Strangers in Paradise

Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 examines Paris as a center of international culture that attracted artists from Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas during a period of burgeoning global immigration. Sixteen essays by a group...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2017

Orientalist Lives Western Artists in the Middle East, 18301920 by James Parry Orientalist Lives Western Artists in the Middle East, 18301920

The colorful story of the nineteenth-century artists who traveled and painted the Middle East for an eager audience in Europe and America
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Thannhauser Gallery Marketing Van Gogh by Stefan Koldehoff The Thannhauser Gallery Marketing Van Gogh

While legend has it that Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) sold only one work during his lifetime, it was not long after his death that sales of his paintings began to shatter auction house records. In this carefully researched book, leading...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Face of Medicine Visualising Medical Masculinities in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris by Mary Hunter The Face of Medicine Visualising Medical Masculinities in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris

Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical and scientific cultures, and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery. -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Bellevue Robert Zund (1827-1909) Tobias Madorin (1965-) by Fanni Fetzer Bellevue Robert Zund (1827-1909) Tobias Madorin (1965-)

Juxtaposes 19th century painting with 21st century photography, in the form of a collection of essays which investigate the topic of observation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Fantastic Line Art of Arthur Rackham by Arthur Rackham Fantastic Line Art of Arthur Rackham


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

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Henri Matisse Erotic Sketchbook by Norbert Wolf Henri Matisse Erotic Sketchbook

Now available in a new edition, this compact and beautifully designed volume opens the doors of Henri Matisse's atelier to reveal the artist's most intimate work.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Ruskin's Artists Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy by Robert Hewison Ruskin's Artists Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy

This was first published in 2000: A study of John Ruskin's engagement with art and architecture as a critic, a patron and a teacher. It offers insights into both his writings and the visual economy of the Victorian world. Each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900 by Laurence Madeline, Bridget Alsdorf, Jane R. Becker, Joelle Bolloch Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900
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A celebration of the work and lives of women artists who shaped the art world of 19th-century Paris
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Kuniyoshi X Kunisada by Sarah E. Thompson, Akira Tsukahara Kuniyoshi X Kunisada
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture by Jana (University of Ghent) Wijnsouw National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture

This book elaborates on the social and cultural phenomenon of national schools during the nineteenth century, via the less-studied field of sculpture and using Belgium as a case study. The role, importance of and emphasis on certain aspects of national...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Paragone in Nineteenth-Century Art by Sarah Lippert The Paragone in Nineteenth-Century Art

Offering an examination of the paragone, meaning artistic rivalry, in nineteenth-century France and England, this book considers how artists were impacted by prevailing aesthetic theories, or institutional and cultural paradigms, to compete in the art world. The paragone has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Renoir's Dancer The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon by Catherine Hewitt Renoir's Dancer The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Painter of Pedigree Thomas Weaver of Shrewsbury - Animal Artist of the Agricultural Revolution by Lawrence Trevelyan Weaver Painter of Pedigree Thomas Weaver of Shrewsbury - Animal Artist of the Agricultural Revolution

Examines how Thomas Weaver of Shrewsbury became the animal artist of the Agricultural Revolution.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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Frederick Walker and the Idyllists by Donato Esposito Frederick Walker and the Idyllists

This book is the first in over century to examine the important work of Frederick Walker and his circle. Their common aim was to respond sensitively to nature and depict the place of man within it. This book provides both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Henry Ossawa Tanner Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy by Jr., Naurice Frank (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) Woods Henry Ossawa Tanner Art, Faith, Race, and Legacy
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Over the last forty years, renewed interest in the career of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) has vaulted him into expanding scholarly discourse on American art. Consequently, he has emerged as the most studied and recognized representative of African American art...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Caspar David Friedrich by Johannes Grave Caspar David Friedrich

Now available in a new format, this beautifully illustrated volume on the controversial nineteenth-century Romantic artist addresses his modern critics while deepening our appreciation for his singular genius.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Of Menus and Mythology (Tentative) Late Romantic Graphic Works by Franz Von Stuck Of Menus and Mythology (Tentative) Late Romantic Graphic Works


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Brushing with Fate The Art & Adventures of August Schoefft by Agnes Meszaros, Agnes Gabriella Szvoboda Domanszky Brushing with Fate The Art & Adventures of August Schoefft
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For the sheer range of 19th-century subjects depicted, the itinerant oil painter August Schoefft has no equal. His staggering portfolio of portraits includes a Russian emperor, the last Mughal Emperor, a Sikh King bedecked with the Koh-i-Noor and members of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Antebellum American Pendant Paintings New Ways of Looking by Wendy Ikemoto Antebellum American Pendant Paintings New Ways of Looking

Antebellum American Pendant Paintings: New Ways of Looking marks the first sustained study of pendant paintings: discrete images designed as a pair. It opens with a broad overview that anchors the form in the medieval diptych, religious history, and aesthetic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Gauguin Artist as Alchemist by Gloria Groom, Claire Bernardi, Isabelle Cahn, Ophelie Ferlier Gauguin Artist as Alchemist
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An unprecedented exploration of Gauguin's works in various media, from works on paper to clay and furniture
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

The Hidden Cezanne From Sketchbook to Canvas by Anita Haldemann, Oskar Batschmann, Fabienne Ruppen, Richard Shiff The Hidden Cezanne From Sketchbook to Canvas
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This book examines the genesis Ce zanne's great works took through his drawings and sketches.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Richard Gerstl by Ingrid Pfeiffer, Jill Lloyd Richard Gerstl
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Austrian art in Vienna around 1900 is enriched by a hitherto little - known representative: the Expressionist artist Richard Gerstl, who died at the age of only 25, has emerged from the shadows of his contemporaries Klimt, Kokoschka and Schiele...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Paul Gauguin by Isabelle Cahn, Eckhard Hollmann Paul Gauguin
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Paul Gauguin. Paul Gauguin gave up his promising career at the bank in 1883, deciding that from now onwards I will paint every day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Women, Femininity and Public Space in European Visual Culture, 1789-1914 by Temma Balducci Women, Femininity and Public Space in European Visual Culture, 1789-1914

Focusing on images of or produced by well-to-do nineteenth-century European women, this volume explores genteel femininity as resistant to easy codification vis-A -vis the public. Attending to various iterations of the public as space, sphere and discourse, sixteen essays challenge...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Stanhope Forbes Father of the Newlyn School by Elizabeth Knowles Stanhope Forbes Father of the Newlyn School


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017

Albert Duvall Quigley Painter, Musician, Framemaker, 1891-1961 by Albert D. Quigley Albert Duvall Quigley Painter, Musician, Framemaker, 1891-1961


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Gustav Klimt Complete Paintings by MR Tobias G Natter Gustav Klimt Complete Paintings

Defining Decadence The legacy of Gustav Klimt A century after his death, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. This monograph gathers all of Klimt's major works alongside authoritative art historical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Circulations in the Global History of Art by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann Circulations in the Global History of Art

The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

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