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image of La Sculpture à la Fin de la Période Gothique dans la Région de Toulouse, d'Albi et de Rodez (1400 - 1520)

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132 pp. text on Gothic sculpture of southern France, notes, bibliography, 36 plates. Some minor pencil annotations. 4to. Wrpps., spine rubbed. Paris (Henri Laurens) 1936.
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image of Mittelrheinische Kunst: Beitrage zur Geschichte der Malerei und Plastik im Vierzehnten & Funfzehnten Jahrhundert

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X, 102 pp. text on later Gothic sculpture and painting of the Rhinelands and Hessia, notes, index, 68 plates (2 in color). 4to. New cloth. Frankfurt (J. Baer) 1910.
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image of J. B. Straub und Seine Stellung in Landschaft und Zeit

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82 pp. monograph on Johann Baptist Straub, and his highly expressive Baroque sculptures located in the churches of Vienna, Munich, and elsewhere, lengthy notes, bibl., 129 illus. on plates showing documents, views and details of the figural groups and individual sculptures. 4to. Munich (Recht) 1922.
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Inventario Artistico de Portugal. II. Cidade de Coimbra

by Lisbon. Academia Nacional de Belas Artes

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238 pp. inventory of art, architecture and other cultural artifacts, indices, inscriptions transcribed throughout, frontispiece, a few text illus. from plans, 220 fine plates from photographs showing textiles, polychrome ceramics, freestanding and architectural sculpture, paintings, churches, mosques, fortified structures, etc. 4to. Wrpps., a bit soiled. Lisbon (Academia Nacional de Belas Artes) 1947.
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Le Fontane di Roma, con Documenti e Disegni Inediti

by D'Onofrio, Cesare

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308 pp. text on Roman fountains, thoroughly annotated, bibliography, indices, 251 fine illus. on plates from photographs by Max Dellacher and from reproductions of old drawings and engravings. 4to. Orig. dec. cloth. Rome (Staderini) 1962. Second ed.
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image of El Escultor Damián Campeny Estrany, En el Primer Centenario de su Muerte, Discurso Leído en la Sesión Pública Conmemorativa Celebrada el Día XXIII de Abril de MCMLVI

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Campeny Estrany. At head of title-page: Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Jorge. 51 pp. transcription of a lecture discussing the development of the style of the 19th century sculptor active in Barcelona, 30 plates. Tall 4to. Wrpps., cover foxed around edges. Barcelona (Gráfica Bachs) 1956.
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Fano nel Seicento

by Deli, Aldo, Franco Battistelli, Rodolfo Battistini, Grazia Calegari, & Serafino Prete

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$85.00

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346 pp. study of 17th century developments in the coastal town in the Marche region of Italy, including a compendium of essays on art, architecture, goverment, and religious and secular life, including essays, extensive annotation and documentation, bibliography, indices, and over 100 illustrations in the text and on plates (many in color) showing architecture, paintings and other artworks, documents,… Read more
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image of Joseph Christian.  Ein Beitrag zum Begriff des Deutschen Rokokos

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Christian. 66 pp. text on the prolific 18th-century German sculptor, ext. notes incl. bibliographic references, chronological list of works, 80 nice plates. 4to. Cloth. Leipzig (Schluter) n.d. (circa 1940's).
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Over den Oorsprong van de Grieksche Grafstele

by Hall, Elise van

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XII, 221 pp. scholarly text (Dutch, with good French summary) on the origin and significance of steles in Aegean and Greek art, ext. notes, substantial bibliography. Large 8vo. Cloth. Amsterdam (Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers) 1942. (Allard Pierson Stichting. Archaeologisch-Historische Bijdragen, 9).
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image of Mission Archéologique de Mari.  I. Le Temple D'Ishtar.  II, 1. Le Palais. Architecture.  II, 2. Le Palais. Peintures Murales.  II, 3. Le Palais. Documents et Monuments.  III. Les Temples D'Ishtarat et de Ninni-Zaza.  IV. Le Trésor D'Ur

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4 vols. in 6 parts: 247, 358, 116, 274, 354, 65 pp. detailed account of the excavations including catalogue of finds, notes, concordances, lists, hundreds of text illus. from photos, plans, and drawings, and 298 plates (9 color, 1 folding) showing photographic views of the site (some aerial) and recovered artifacts. 4to. Cloth. Paris (Librairie Orientaliste/Geuthner)… Read more
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Art of Cameroon

by Gebauer, Paul

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375 pp. ethnographic text on the Cameroon cultures, incl. material on social structure, ritual arts such as scarification, etc., with a catalogue of the collection of sculptures (wooden and metal), textiles, baskets, architectural elements, masks, personal ornaments, pipes and other utilitarian objects, smithery, etc., acquired by Gebauer and his family during their residence in Cameroon ca. 1930-50, hundreds of… Read more
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Gagini. 2 vols., 831, X, 507 pp. text, transcriptions of 366 documents, ext. notes, indices. 4to. Recent cloth. Palermo (Giornale di Sicilia) 1880-1884. This copy lacks the 38 plates called for. The rare and thorough text covers and documents a considerable part of the history of Renaissance sculpture in Sicily. The author is the… Read more
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Nogaku Komenshu. Onshi Kyoto Hakubutsukan Tokubetsu Tenkan

by Kyoto. Imperial Museum

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Unpaginated (6) pp. title and introductory matter, including list of exhibited works, accompanying 57 plates (3 in superb color) showing excellent photographs of dramatic Noh masks, most from the collections of private individuals (mainly patriarchs of Noh acting families) and a few held by National museums. Folio. Paper-covered boards, tie-bound, covers sl. rubbed, housed in later cloth… Read more
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2 vols., XIII, 140, XIII, 216 pp. corpus of bronze statuettes found in the Netherlands corresponding to the Roman division of the territory, maps, appendices, bibliography, hundreds of illus., often showing multiple views of the sculptures. Sm. 4to. Cloth. Groningen (J. B. Wolters) 1967-1969. (Scripta Archaeologica Goningana, 1-2). In Roman times the country was divided horizontally along the defense-line… Read more
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image of "Noh" Masks Treasured in the Kwanze Family.  Japanese title: Kanzeke Denrai Nomenshu

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89, 13 pp. text (in Japanese with English summary) and descriptions, 100 plates showing a fine collection of masks as used in Noh plays. Sm. 4to. Cloth, d.j. (chipped). Kyoto (Hinoki) 1954.
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Die Bildwerke in Bronze und in Anderen Metallen

by Munich. Bayerisches Nationalmuseum

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240 pp. catalogue, by Hans R. Weihrauch, of 295 works, appendix on bronzes in the Residenzmuseum, bibliography, index, all pieces illustrated. 4to. Dec. cloth. Munich (Bruckmann) 1956. (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Kataloge, XIII, 5).
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image of Beschreibung der Bildwerke der Christlichen Epochen. V. Die Italienischen und Spanischen Bildwerk der Renaissance und des Barocks in Marmor, Ton, Holz, und Stuck

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207 pp. descriptive catalogue of the museum's collection of 466 Italian and Spanish Renaissance and Baroque sculptures (excluding bronzes), notes, bibl., all 466 illus. in the text, many with multiple views and details. Lg. 4to. Printed cloth. Berlin (Reimer) 1913. Ex-library copy (bookplate on endpaper). An ex-library copy in excellent condition.
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$850.00
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257 pp. descriptive and critical catalogue, by Frida Schottmuller, of Spanish and Italian sculptures of the 15th through 18th centuries including pieces in marble, clay, ceramic, wood and stone, notes, indices, all works reproduced in the text. Last few pp. neatly repaired. Large 4to. Cloth. Berlin/Leipzig (De Gruyter) 1933. Second edition. (Bildwerke des Kaiser-Friedrich-Museums).
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image of Collection de Figurines en Argile: Oeuvres premieres de l'Art Gaulois avec les Noms des Ceramistes qui Les ont Executees: Recueillies, Dessinées & Décrites

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88, (16) pp. text on the sources, use, periods and types of ancient Gallic ceramic sculpture, including extensive description of the plates, text illustrations, 75 plates of fine tinted lithographs from drawings by Tudot of the varieties of sculptures, molds and inscriptions on tablets. 4to. 1/2 leather, edges worn. Paris (C. Rollin) 1860.
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Anton Pilgram und die Bildhauer von St. Stephan

by Oettinger, Karl

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Pilgram. 119 pp. scholarly text on the works of the 15th-century Viennese sculptor and his contemporaries, careful notes, critical descriptions of 56 works, documentary appendices, indices, 210 good photographic illus. on plates (1 tipped in). Large 4to. Cloth. Vienna (Herold) 1951.
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