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Image for Degas: Pastels, Oil Sketches, Drawings

Degas: Pastels, Oil Sketches, Drawings

By: Adriani, Gotz

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London/New York, Thames and Hudson Ltd./Abbeville Press: 1985

Seller ID: 006098

ISBN: 0500091684

Condition: Fine


Navy hardcover with title in grey on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 408pp. 269 illustrations, 74 in colour. In the rich selection of pictures in this book, the meticulous detail of Degas' early pencil sketches can be compared with the furious late charcoal drawings, and fleeting chalk sketches with large pastels. Taken together, they exemplify the splendour and diversity of Degas' work on paper. A very heavy book, will require extra postage charges if to be sent outside UK. View more info

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Scultura Dipinta: Maestri De Legname e Pittori a Siena 1250-1450

By: Bagnoli, Alessandro (intro.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Florence, Centro Di: 1988

Seller ID: 004957

ISBN: 887038134X

Condition: Good


1988 reprint (first published 1987). NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Reverse of front cover bears the label of Christie's Library (deaccessioned). 207pp. Several colour and many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of painted ecclesiastical sculpture dating between 1250-1450 held at the Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena, from 16 July to 31 December, 1987. The catalogue includes examples of work by Lando di Pietro, Domenico di Niccolo and Jacopo della Quercia. Size: 4to - over 9¾" ... View more info

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Les Amours Des Dieux: La Peinture Mythologique De Watteau a David

By: Bailey, Colin B. (preface)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas and Paris, Kimbell Art Museum and Reunion Des Musees Nationaux: 1991

Seller ID: 005193

ISBN: 2711823997

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Grey hardcover with title in white on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Hint of browning to very edges of text. 492pp.Some colour plates and many b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Galeries Nationales due Grand Palais, Paris from 15th October 1991 to 6th January 1992, which then toured to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. A very heavy book - will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. S... View more info

Drawing from Nature: a series of progressive Instructions in Sketching, to Which are Appended lectures on Art Delivered at Rugby School

By: Barnard, George

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge & Sons: 1877

Seller ID: 003514

Condition: Good


New edition. Navy blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine and a folding easel in gilt on front cover. Condition: Good, covers have some shelfwear, with bumping to cover corners and head and tail of spine. The cloth of the spine has a small nick approx three inches down from the top. The date 1904 is written to the top of the front endpaper, no other inscriptions. The title page is beginning to come loose, and there is a small tear to the tissue guard of the frontispiece. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. 348pp. Seventeen lithographic plates with colour frontispiece, and... View more info

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Pride and Joy: Children's Portraits in the Netherlands 1500-1700

By: Bedaux, Jan Baptist and Ekkart, Rudi (ed.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc./Ludion Press Ghent: 2000

Seller ID: 004955

ISBN: 0810967308

Condition: Fine


Scarlet cloth with title in dark grey on spine. Condition: Fine, Dustjacket condition: Fine. 319pp. 225 illustrations, including 98 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem from 7 October to 31 December 2000 which then toured to Koninklijk Museum voor schone kunsten, Antwerp from 21 January to 22 April 2001. The charming portraits of children in this exhibition by Dutch and Flemish artists of the late Renaissance and Baroque periods offer a fascinating look not just at the children themselves, along with their clothes, toys a... View more info

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Turner's Paper: A Study of the Manufacture, Selection and Use of his Drawing Papers 1787-1820

By: Bower, Peter

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery Publications: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005796

ISBN: 1854370510

Condition: Very Good


Olive cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. The book appears to have belonged to the author as it bears his name at the top of the front endpaper. The book is also signed by the author on the title page. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 135pp. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. This book, written by the paper historian Peter Bower, was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Tate Gallery, Millbank, London from 10 October 1990 to 13 January 1991 View more info

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Painters and Peasants in the Nineteenth Century

By: Brettell, Richard R. and Caroline B.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions d'Art Albert Skira: 1983

Seller ID: 005781

ISBN: 2605000273

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth with title in dark green on front cover and spine, and original card slipcase. Condition: Very good with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. A few very faint smudges to front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Card slipcase in good condition with light shelfwear. 167pp. 10 colour and 54 b/w illustrations. The modern image of the peasant originated in Italy, in the 1820s, in the work of Leopold Robert, a Swiss, and Leopold Robert, a Frenchman, whose success created a vogue for the peasant genre, somewhat idealised. From the 1840s onw... View more info

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Murillo & His Drawings

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, The Art Museum, Princeton University: 1976

Seller ID: 004937

ISBN: 069103916X

Condition: Very Good


Dark grey paper covered boards with titles in black on pale grey-green cloth spine and in black on front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Front endpaper has a small area (approx 1/2 by 1 inch) where a label has been removed. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling, and light sunning to spine. 200pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition of Murillo's drawings held at The Art Museum, Princeton University, from December 1976 to January 1977. All Murillo's known drawings - nearly one hundred - are ... View more info

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

By: Craig Faxon, Alicia

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1989

Seller ID: 006203

ISBN: 0714826200

Condition: Fine


Maroon cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condiiton: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 255pp. 265 illustrations, 140 in colour. This was the first monograph devoted to the pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and vividly illuminates his life and art. A heavy book - will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. View more info

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Wright of Derby

By: Egerton, Judy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery: 1990

Seller ID: 006244

ISBN: 1854370383

Condition: Very Good


Dark turquoise blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 294pp. Many colour and several b/w plates. Joseph Wright (1734-1797) is one of the most original and wide-ranging British artists. His abiding interest was in effects of light. This book was published to accompany the exhibition of his work held at the Tate Gallery, London from 7 Feb to 22 April 1990, which then toured to Paris and New York, and includes illustrate arti... View more info

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In the Age of Giorgione

By: Facchinetti, Simone and Galansino, Arturo

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 2016

Seller ID: 006167

ISBN: 1910350273

Condition: Fine


Softcover. Condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 165pp. Many colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Royal Academy, London from 12 March to 5 June 2016. The exhibition assembled many of the works attributed to Giorgione (1478-1510) along with masterpieces by Titian, Lorenzo Lotto and Sebastiano del Piombo, amongst others. View more info

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The Life and Death of Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846)

By: George, Eric

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1967

Seller ID: 005970

Condition: Very Good


This is the second edition, 1967 (first edition published 1948). Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name(an art dealer) on front endpaper. Binding sound. The first edition of this book was published in 1948 when the full text of Haydon's journals was inaccessible. This revised edition contains a supplement in based on a comparison of Tom Taylor's abridgement with The Diary of Benjamin Robert Haydon edited by Professor W.B.Pope (Harvard 1960,1963), together with information about the strange vicissitudes of his pictures, notably the discovery and restorat... View more info

Portrait Drawings XV-XX Centuries

By: Gere, J.A. (intro.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Ltd.: 1974

Seller ID: 001993

ISBN: 0714107395

Condition: Good


Orange hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with previous onwers name and address on fep. Binding sound, text clean. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light soiling and shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 112pp. 53 b/w illustrations. This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition held in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 2nd August to 31st December, 1974. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Landscape in Art Before Claude and Salvator

By: Gilbert, Josiah

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1885

Seller ID: 001054

Condition: Good


Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on cover and spine. Condition: Good, clean and sound. Spine and corners bumped, covers lightly scuffed, a couple of small white splashes in spine. Previous owners bookplate inside front cover and a neat ink annotation on the blank page facing the preface. 461pp. 141 illustrations. A well-written book on the role of landscape in art through the ages, from Egyptian and Greek through to Mediaeval times and the Renaissance ending with Claude Lorraine, Salvator Rosa and Gaspar Poussin and their influence on Turner. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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G.F.Watts: The Last Great Victorian

By: Gould, Veronica Franklin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 006023

ISBN: 0300105770

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name (an art dealer) on front endpaper, together with a short comment. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 458pp. 42 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. This book was the first in-depth biography of the artist George Frederic Watts (1817-1904). The father of British Symbolism and the portrait painter of his age, he forged a controversial career that spanned the reign of Queen Victoria. View more info

The Epping Hunt

By: Hood, Thomas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Glasgow, David Bryce & Son: 1889

Seller ID: 002773

Condition: Fair


Buff card covers illustrated in red and black with red cloth spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers have light shelfwear and light foxing. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. Light foxing to endpapers. Text clean, no inscriptions. 47pp. Illustrated with six wood engravings by Branston and Wright, Bonner, Slader and T.Williams, after the designs by George Cruikshank. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Phil May: His Life and Work 1864-1903

By: Houfe, Simon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Ashgate Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 005965

ISBN: 1840146524

Condition: Very Good


Dark green hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Previous owners name (an art dealer) on front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 169pp. 72 b/w illustrations. Phil May was one of the two outstanding British black-and-white artists of the 1890's; the other was Aubrey Beardsley. May was the jester rather than the aesthete. His world was that of ordinary people at the pub, the club, the racecourse, the theatre and the East End. This book examines May's sad and equivocal private life and trie... View more info

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Honore Daumier

By: Laughton, Bruce

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 005800

ISBN: 0300069456

Condition: Very Good


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 200pp. 188 illustrations, several in colour. The life and work of one of the most productive and renowned French 19th century artists, Honore Daumier (1808-1879) is examined in this book. Known primarily in his own time for the penetrating social and political commentary of his cartoons, Daumier is now equally admired for his drawings, watercolours, and oil paintings. View more info

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The Orient in Western Art

By: Lemaire, Gerard-Georges

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Konigswinter, Germany, Konemann/Tandem Verlag: 2005

Seller ID: 006191

ISBN: 3833119616

Condition: Fine


Originally published in France in 2000, this English text edition published in 2005avy blue hardcover with title in cream on spine. Condiiton: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 360pp. Many colour illustrations. The oriental motif is a recurring theme in Western painting From the Renaissance with its intereset in ancient cultures and art to the 18th century with its Grand Tours and "Turkish fashion", the oriental theme has not only documented artists travels to the East, but has projected the wishes, desires and imagination of the ... View more info

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Cornelius Varley: The Art of Observation

By: Libson, Lowell (intro.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Lowell Libson: 2005

Seller ID: 005966

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 192pp. 106 item catalogue with accompanying illustrations, many in colour. Includes four informative essays by Timothy Wilcox, Michael Pidgley, Huon Mallalieu and Peter Bower. View more info