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Image for The Art of the July Monarchy: France 1830 to 1848

The Art of the July Monarchy: France 1830 to 1848

By: (Bezucha, Robert J.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of Missouri Press: 1990

Seller ID: 003833

ISBN: 0-8262-0721-9

Condition: Fine


314 pages; 48 color plates, 225 b&w illustrations. Considered within the historical context are history painting, landscape painting, portraiture, caricature, book illustration, and the advent of realism. A handsome book; condition as new. View more info

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Putting Modernism Together: Literature, Music, and Painting, 1872-1927

By: Albright, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 004813

ISBN: 1421416441

Condition: Fine


328 pages; b&w illustration. Among movements of the time, (Expressionis, Cubism, Dadaism, Impressionism, etc.) searching for the core of that creativity. Clean throughout; tight binding; as new. View more info

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Abstract Expressionism

By: Anfam, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1990

Seller ID: 002594

ISBN: 0500202435

Condition: Fine


216 pages; 169 illustrations, 28 color. View more info

Image for The Painter as Historian.  Mythological, Religious, Secular: Paintings of the XV to XIX Centuries

The Painter as Historian. Mythological, Religious, Secular: Paintings of the XV to XIX Centuries

By: Anonymous

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Wildenstein: 1962

Seller ID: 003788

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


69 pages; 42 b&w plates. Preceding the plates an essay on each places the painting (i.e. the subject of the painting) in its historical context. The exhibition was for the benefit of two French-American organizations. Wrappers worn and soiled; clean throughout within; lengthwise fold down the middle of the catalogue. View more info

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The History of British Art, 600-1600

By: Ayers, Tim (Edited by)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Tate Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005177

ISBN: 1854376500

Condition: Fine


295 pages; more than 150 color illustrations but the text is the thing: 32 contributed essays in this series. This is the first in a 3-volume, History of British Art series. Clean and bright throughout. View more info

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American Painting: History and Interpretation

By: Barker, Virgil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1950

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 002812

Condition: Very Good


717 pages; b&w illustrations. Inscribed to "Mr. and Mrs. Lowe", perhaps the patrons of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami where the author was a trustee. Joe and Emily Lowe's gift to the University was made in 1950 the year of this book's publication. View more info

Image for Modernism and Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest

Modernism and Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest

By: Brunsman, Laura and Ruth Askey (Edited by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Y1993, Midmarch Arts Press: 1993

Seller ID: 002629

ISBN: 187767513x

Condition: Fine


190 pages; b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Artists in War and Peace; Alfred F. Hardiman, R.A.

Artists in War and Peace; Alfred F. Hardiman, R.A.

By: Cahill, Holger; F.G. Mories

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Sudio Limited: 1945

Seller ID: 003815

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 10 pages advertisements. 8 color illustrations; many b&w illustrations. Articles as in the title, also, Edvard Munch, Norway's Genius; The Cook Collection; London Commentary; A Goodwill Exhibition of American Art. Clean, tight binding; small chip on the front cover. View more info

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Principles of Art History Writing

By: Carrier, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Park, The Pennsylvania State University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 002643

ISBN: 0271009454

Condition: Very Good


249 pages; b&w illustrations. "... traces the changes in the way in which writers about art represent the same works." View more info

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Women, Art, and Society

By: Chadwick, Whitney

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1990

Seller ID: 003162

ISBN: 0-500-20241-9

Condition: Very Good


384 pages; 243 illustrations, including 50 color. Women as artists from the Middle Ages to the present; the aesthetics and ideology that have shaped their relationships to the visual arts. View more info

Image for The World of Michelangelo: 1475-1564

The World of Michelangelo: 1475-1564

By: Coughlan, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 002776

Condition: Fine


202 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. Well done, enjoyably readable primer on the subject; one of the series Time-Life Library of Art in a paperboard slipcase with applied color illustration: book and slipcase "as new". View more info

Image for Gardner's Art Through the Ages - Eighth Edition

Gardner's Art Through the Ages - Eighth Edition

By: Croix, Horst de la; Richard G.Tansey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Harcourt Brace: 1976

Seller ID: 002562

ISBN: 0155037633

Condition: Good


1008 pages; numerous illustrations in color and b&w; Glossary; Bibliography by chapter. Occasional highlighting. View more info

Image for Helen Gardner's Art Through the Ages

Helen Gardner's Art Through the Ages

By: Crosby, Sumner McK. (Editorship)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & World: 1959

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 005199

Condition: Very Good


840 pages; more than 500 illustrations. Clean throughout; tight binding. Light wear to the dustjacket edges; price clipped. View more info

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Post-Impressionism

By: Denvir, Bernard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1992

Seller ID: 002592

ISBN: 0500202559

Condition: Fine


216 pages; 148 illustrations, 24 color. View more info

Image for the way beyond ' art' - the work of herbert bayer

the way beyond ' art' - the work of herbert bayer

By: Dorner, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Wittenborn, Sschultz, Inc: 1947

Seller ID: 005186

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


244 pages; more than 150 illustrations, color and b&w. The author says this study might be called " the decline of the species of visula communication called "art" and the origin of a new species of visula comminication". Hence, beyond "art". Clean and bright throughout; one gathering loosened but the sewn binding is tight; one illustration on p. 132 has been clipped-out; front panel of the wrappers has been repaired at the joint and along the spine. View more info

Image for Western Art and the New Era, An Introduction to Modern Art

Western Art and the New Era, An Introduction to Modern Art

By: Dreier, Katherine S.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005189

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


139 pages. 60 b&w text illustrations; color frontispiece with glassine cover. Boards and text clean, bright and tight throughout. The dustjacket repaired at the joints; loss of material at head and tail of the spine; darkened at spine and edges; now in a Brodart protective cover. View more info

Image for The World of Giotto: c.1267-1337

The World of Giotto: c.1267-1337

By: Eimerl, Sarel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 002775

Condition: Fine


200 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. Well done primer on the subject; one of the series Time-Life Library of Art in a paperboard slipcase with applied color illustration: book and slipcase "as new". View more info

Image for (Islamic Painting) Arab, Persian, Indian, Turkish Painting

(Islamic Painting) Arab, Persian, Indian, Turkish Painting

By: Ettinghausen, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1978

Seller ID: 003481

Condition: Very Good.


48 pages; well illustrated. MMA Bulletin Autumn 1978. Clean and tight. View more info

Image for The New Frontier: Art and Television 1960-65

The New Frontier: Art and Television 1960-65

By: Farmer, John Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Austin Museum of Art: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 002554

ISBN: 0967095220

Condition: Very Good


102 pages; numerous illustrations. Accompanied the exhibition of the same name. Inscribed by the curator on the title page: "much love ! John". View more info

Image for The World of Winslow Homer: 1836-1910

The World of Winslow Homer: 1836-1910

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 002782

Condition: Fine


190 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. Well done, enjoyably readable primer on the subject; one of the series Time-Life Library of Art in a paperboard slipcase with applied color illustration: book and slipcase "as new". View more info