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Peter Lely: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Dwain Sayers

<p>Sir Peter Lely (1618 – 1680) was a painter of Dutch origin, whose career was nearly all spent in England, where he became the dominant portrait painter to the court.<br /> Lely was born Pieter van der Faes to Dutch parents in Soest in ...

ISBN: 9788827505366

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Peter Snayers: Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Peter Snayers was a Flemish artist, known for his panoramic battle scenes, images of cavalry skirmishes, raids over villages, convoys and hunting scenes. He established his status mainly through his topographic war scenes, giving a bird's eye

ISBN: 9788829587025

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Pier Luigi Nervi

by Ada Louise Huxtable

<p>This book by Pulitzer-Prize-winning critic Ada Louise Huxtable is a monograph on the great Italian architect and structural engineer Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979), which was first published in 1960.</p> <p>PIER LUIGI NERVI was born in ...

ISBN: 9781787208490

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Pilgrimage and Politics in Colonial Bengal

The Myth of the Goddess Sati

by Imma Ramos

<p>From the late nineteenth century onwards the concept of Mother India assumed political significance in colonial Bengal. Reacting against British rule, Bengali writers and artists gendered the nation in literature and visual culture in order ...

ISBN: 9781351840002

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Poppies & Petals & Things That Fly

by Melody Hamby Goss

<p>The beauty of the trees, The softness of the air, The fragrance of the grass, speaks to me. The summit of the mountains, The thunder of the sky, The rhythm of the sea, speaks to me. The faintness of the stars, The freshness of the morning, ...

ISBN: 9781546239031

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Prague In Pencil

by Deanna Michaels

<p><strong>Prague In Pencil</strong></p> <p>An hypnotic collection of pencil drawings of this beautiful city...Get it now!</p> ...

ISBN: 9781386777120

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Productive failure

Writing queer transnational South Asian art histories

by Alpesh Kantilal Patel

<p>This title sets out to write new transnational South Asian art histories - to make visible histories of artworks that remain marginalised within the discipline of art history. However, this is done through a deliberate 'productive failure' - ...

ISBN: 9781526113153

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Public Art in South Africa

Bronze Warriors and Plastic Presidents

by Brenda Schmahmann & Kim Miller

<p>How does South Africa deal with public art from its years of colonialism and apartheid? How do new monuments address fraught histories and commemorate heroes of the struggle? Across South Africa, statues commemorating figures such as Cecil ...

ISBN: 9780253030108

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Quentin Matsys: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Quentin Massys is one of the main figures of the early Flemish school in Antwerp. The artist was born in Leuven, where he received his initial education, probably started his career as a member of the blacksmith guild there, and then switched

ISBN: 9788829563944

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Quilts and Health

by Clare Luz, Marsha MacDowell & Beth Donaldson

<p>Name an illness, medical condition, or disease and you will find quiltmaking associated with it. From Alzheimer’s to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lou Gehrig's Disease to Crigler-Najjar Syndrome, and for nearly every form of cancer, millions of ...

ISBN: 9780253032270

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Raphael Soyer and the Search for Modern Jewish Art

by Baskind, Samantha

Artist Raphael Soyer (1899-1987), whose Russian Jewish family settled in Manhattan in 1912, was devoted to painting people in their everyday urban lives. He came to be known especially for his representations of city workers and the ...

ISBN: 9781469626000

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Re-membering Masculinity in Early Modern Florence

Widowed Bodies, Mourning and Portraiture

by Allison Levy

<p>From Pliny to Petrarch to Pope-Hennessy and beyond, many have understood the obvious connection between portraiture and commemorative practice. This book expands and nuances our understanding of Renaissance portraiture; the author shows it to

ISBN: 9781351904483

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Rebels in Paradise

The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s

by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

<p><strong>The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles</strong></p> <p>Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number

ISBN: 9781429958998

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Redouté's Fabulous Flowers

by Pierre-Joseph Redouté

<p>Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759–1840) ranks among the most highly regarded botanical illustrators in history. Known as the &quot;Raphael of Flowers&quot; for his meticulously accurate watercolors of roses, lilies, and other flowers, Redouté ...

ISBN: 9780486837017

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Rembrandt's Jews

by Steven Nadler

<p>There is a popular and romantic myth about Rembrandt and the Jewish people. One of history's greatest artists, we are often told, had a special affinity for Judaism. With so many of Rembrandt's works devoted to stories of the Hebrew Bible, ...

ISBN: 9780226360614

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Rembrandt: 272 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period of great

ISBN: 9788822860675

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Ren Bonian: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Ren Yi (1840-1896), better known for his secular name in society as Ren Bonian, was an artist of Qing dynasty.<br /> He was born in Shaoxing City of Zhejiang province, but after his father's death in 1855 he lived and worked as a painter in ...

ISBN: 9788832519310

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Repainting the Walls of Lunda

Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

by Delinda Collier

<DIV><P><I>Repainting the Walls of Lunda</I> chronicles the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, <I>Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda)</I>, which was published in Portuguese in 1953. The book featured ...

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Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

by Deborah S. Hutton & Rebecca M. Brown

<p>Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified ...

ISBN: 9781315456034

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Robert Campin: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>This book with Foreword written by Raya Yotova contains reproductions of drawings and paintings by Robert Campin.<br /> Robert Campin (1375 –1444), recognized with the Master of Flémalle or Master of the Merode Triptych, was the one of the ...

ISBN: 9788829549023

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