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Museums in Motion: An Introduction to the History and Functions of Museums

By: Alexander, Edward P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, American Association for State and Local History: 1987

Seller ID: 003622

ISBN: 091005035x

Condition: Very Good


308 pages; b&w illustrations. Museums: Art, Natural History, Science & Technology, History, Botanical Gardens and Zoos. Functions: Collections, Conservation, Research, Exhibition, Interpretation, Cultural Center, Social Instrument, Profession. Generally clean, tight binding. Occasional light pencil margin notes, few highlights. View more info

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Georgia O'Keeffe: Color and Conservation

By: Barilleaux, René Paul and Sarah Whitaker Peters

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003418

ISBN: 1887422110

Condition: Fine


167 pages. This is a catalogue built around dozens of letters between the artist and her conservator and about 40 paintings, which are beautifully reproduced on coated paper. If you've ever wondered about color and its changing qualities, or about the wear-and-tear on paintings going on exhibition, or if you'd like an inside look at an artist's own reflection on her methods of applying paint, this is a good choice. A lavish work. View more info

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Velazquez Rediscovered

By: Christiansen, Keith (Introduction); Jonathan Brown and Michael Gallagher (Essays)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2009

Seller ID: 004723

ISBN: 1588393518

Condition: Fine


24 pages; 19 color illustraions, including a X-radiograph. The discovery through conservation and cleaning that the painting, Portrait of a Man, is not a work by Velazquez's workshop, but a work by Velazques, himself. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Appearance and Reality: Recent Studies in Conservation / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Frantz, James H.; Michele Marincola; Elizabeth Hendrix; [et al]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1997

Seller ID: 001874

Condition: Good


56 pages, generously illustrated in color and in b&w. The fascinating science of conservation. MMA Bulletin Winter 1997/98. Clean and tight. View more info

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The Portfolio: An Artistic Periodical

By: Hamerton, Philip Gilbert (Edited by)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 003201

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. vi; 260; xxvi. Numerous illustrations, including many full-page, on heavy stock with tissue guards. Full blue leather with gilt tooling worn at edges and corners; the spine with gilt titles and tooling and with five raised bands. Marbled endpapers and page edges. The book is filled not only with art commentary but it weaves, also, history and other notes. Some contents: Wiliam Hunt; Johannes Vermmer of Delft; The Present State of the Fine Arts in France; The Masters of Wood Engraving; The Lago di Garda; The Company of St. Luke, Florence; St. Ignatius Loyola and the Early Jesuits; Cleanin... View more info

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Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Leona, Marco (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2009

Seller ID: 003758

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


48 pages; numerous color illustrations. The Met Museum Bulletin, Summer 2009. View more info

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The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection

By: Little, Nina Fletcher

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004104

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


404 pages; 165 full-page color reproductions with catalogue entries; 259 works not illustrated are listed and described. Bibliography; Notes on Conservation; Artists Represented in the Collection; Index. A sheet is loosely laid-in having Errata and Supplementary Bibliography. On the front panel of the slipcase is a paper label with titles; on the back is affixed a portrait of a girl. Clean throughout, a fine copy; slipcase has very light wear; the paper label with titles is foxed. View more info

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Considerations for the Care of Textiles and Costumes: A Handbook for the Non-Specialist

By: Mailand, Harold F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Indianapolis Museum of Art: 1980

Seller ID: 004558

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


24 pages; b&w illustrations. Source List; Bibliography. Damping has caused some rippling of pages; doesn't interfere with text or images. View more info

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The Genius of Venice 1500-1600

By: Martineau, Jane and Charles Hope (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001456

Condition: Very Good


416 pages; 97 color plates of paintings; 355 catalogued paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, maps and charts, many illustrated in b&w; essays on historians, color, altarpieces, architecture, portraits, painted allegory, conservation and restoration. View more info

Image for Immortals and Sages: Paintings from Ryoanji Temple / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

Immortals and Sages: Paintings from Ryoanji Temple / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Onishi, Hiroshi and Takemitsu Oba and Sondra Castile

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1993

Seller ID: 001859

Condition: Very Good.


56 pages. Well illustrated in color and in b&w. Includes a section on the conservation of the sliding panels, or fusuma.The Museum's Summer 1993 Bulletin. View more info

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The Liberal Arts Studiolo from the Ducal Palace at Gubbio / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Raggio, Olga; Antoine M. Wilmering

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1996

Seller ID: 003777

Condition: Fine


56 pages. Illustrated in color and in b&w. Met Bulletin Spring 1996. "A masterpiece of fifteenth-century Italian intarsia, the studiolo, or private study, of Frederico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino, formerly in his palace at Gubbio." Clean and tight throughout. View more info

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The Changing Image: Studies in Paintings Conservation / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Sonnenburg, Hubert von

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1993

Seller ID: 002687

Condition: Very Good


52 pages; 6 essays by 5 different members of the Conservation Dept.; illustrated throughout. The Met Bulletin, Winter 1993/94. View more info

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Reverse Paintings on Glass: The Mildred Lee Ward Collection

By: Ward, Mildred Lee

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, The Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art: 1978

Seller ID: 003345

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; 16 color plates; more than 50 b&w illustrations. A thorough historical and place-of-origin overview of the subject. A Catalogue of the Collection. American Museums Listing of Reverse Paintings on Glass identifies, locates, and briefly describes 759 reverse paintings on glass. A final section addresses conservation followed by bibliography. A biographical sketch of the author is loosely inserted. View more info

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Altered States: Conservation, Analysis, and the Interpretation of Works of Art

By: Watson, Wendy M.; et al.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: South Hadley, Mass., Mount Holyoke College Art Museum: 1994

Seller ID: 000748

Condition: Very Good.


176 pages; 33 art works, including paintings, works on paper, objects, sculpture, and furniture; glossary; bibliography. Each work is illustrated more than once and each is accompanied by a comprehensive essay describing the work's condition and its specific problems. Conservation and restoration techniques are explained and illustrated. Chemical and material analysis of the works illuminates our understanding of the artists' use of media and materials. The art is not ignored. Three excellent essays precede the catalogue. A fascinating and worthy exhibition and book. View more info