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158-pp. volume with preface by Leon Bourgeois describing the social misery of women, with texts from a variety of contributors, including Paul Adam, Léonce Benedite, Eugene Brieux, Léon Frapié, Camille Lemonnier, Pierre Louÿs, Paul Margueritte, Victor Margueritte, Jean Richepin, and Gabriel Séailles, and original prints from Charles Cottet, André Devambez, Abel Faivre, Gaston La Touche, Charles Léandre, Auguste Lepère,… Read more
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2 volumes, 76 and xxiii pp., collecting 317 etchings from the famous French artist, diplomat, and the first Director of the Louvre Museum as appointed by Napoleon, the works comprising copies by Denon after works of the masters including Giotto, Masaccio, Murillo, Velazquez, Breughel, Le Brun, da Vinci, Michelangelo, Vasari, Raphael, Titian, Tintoretto, Durer, Rembrandt, Fragonard, Poussin, Watteau, and… Read more
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78 pp. descriptive monograph on the Pinturicchio fresco cycle in the lavish 15th century Borgia Apartments, heavily annotated, lists, numerous text illus. (1 with color) after portraits, drawings, medals, signatures, etc., 133 fine plates (4 color, many in tones), bound out of order, showing maps, interior views, details of the frescos, etc. Folio. Front cover missing, back cover of… Read more
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Brief introductory text on the Bridgewater House Collection of Pictures followed by 120 full-page plates reproducing artwork in the Bridgewater House collection, each plate accompanied by a brief contextual caption and each artist represented by a thorough biography. Oversized folio. Full leather with raised spine, edgewear, abrasions, some small splitting along spine. Westminster (Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.) 1903.… Read more
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xv, 206 pp. catalogue and description of the paintings in the new Vatican art gallery, heavily annotated, with index, 63 text illustrations, 126 fine plates including 10 in full color. Folio. Leather-backed boards, front cover separated from volume, leather spine missing, some edgewear and chipping, losses to rear board, contents in good volume. Bergamo (Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche) 1914.… Read more
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180 pp. volume on the Dutch painter, with photogravures scattered throughout the text, accompanied by full of list of plates with page numbers and owners of the works noted, half-title, photogravure portrait by M. Van der Maarel. Folio. Vellum with gilt and blindstamp decoration. Edgewear, soiling, abrasions, some warping. London (Alexander Moring Ltd/The De La More Press) and Amsterdam… Read more
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The first volume from a three-volume set on the art of Brazil, 296 pp., edited and with an introduction by Rodrigo M. F. de Andrade, this volume containing essays on archaeology, indigenous art, Portuguese antecedents, furniture, goldsmithing, ceramics, and other topics, contributors include Frederico Barata, Gastão Cruls, Cecilia Meireles, Reinaldo dos Santos, J. Wasth Rodrigues, José Gisella Valladares, and… Read more
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Moscow-Leningrad: Mezhrabpom, 1924. Octavo (22.4 × 15.3 cm). Original staple-stitched pictorial wrappers; 36, [4] pp. Occasional contemporary annotations in pencil; light wear to lower spine extremity; else about very good. Catalog, with introductory articles and reproductions, published for the 1924 Moscow showing of the First German Art Exhibition in the USSR, which was jointly organized by the Soviet… Read more
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216, VII pp. Cyrillic-language reference volume on iconography of the Virgin Mary in Greek and Russian church art and its connection to early Italian Renaissance painting, by the well-known Russian icon scholar. Scholarly notes with bibliographic information. Illustrated profusely throughout with close to 150 text illustrations, primarily reproductions from photographs. Handwritten ink notation "Baron de Baye" to title page… Read more
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A complete subscription portfolio of 20 chromolithographs, each 22" x 28", issued in ten monthly installments of 2 prints reproducing orig. watercolors of American birds by Pope with captioned guard leaves reprinting descriptive texts from a variety of sources incl. Alexander Wilson's "American Ornithology" and Audubon's "Birds of America". Each installment bound-in with orig. illus. wrpps., prints tipped-in on… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Keuninck. 223 pp. catalogue raisonné of the Antwerp painter of landscapes with figures, including essays, documents, numerous illustrations (some in color). 4to . Boards, d.j. Freren (Luca Verlag) 1987. (Vlaamse Schilders uit de tijd van de Grote Meesters, 3).
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Oswald Achenbach

by Schmidt, J. Heinrich

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Achenbach. 152 pp. monograph on the 19th-century German painter, notes, bibliography, excerpts from letters, 156 plates (4 in color). 4to. Cloth. Dusseldorf (L. Schwann) 1944.
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Choshunkaku Kansho. (Catalogue of the Kawasaki Collection)

by Kawasaki, Shozo, & Yoshitaro Kawasaki (editors)

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6 vols., with approx. 390 superb plates (30 in color, the others in photogravure on fine paper) accompanied by interleaved commentary on the objects, documenting the major collection of mostly Japanese, with some Chinese, art including paintings, lacquerwork, sculpture, ceramics, etc. Large folio. Silk-covered boards, elaborately tie-bound in the Japanese manner, each volume housed in chitsu case… Read more
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(IV), 132 pp. text on the origin and development of Pahari painting, and on Mehta and the evolution of his collection, detailed and annotated descriptions of illustrated works, and 121 illustrations on plates (12 in color). 4to. Illus. cloth. Ahmedabad (Gujarat Museum Society) ca. 1982.
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[title from spine: Catalogue des Tableaux de la Galerie de San Donato. ] 71 pp. auction catalogue offering 23 works by Dutch and Flemish masters including Cuyp, Hobbema, Metsu, Ostade, Rembrandt, Rubens, etc., with an introductory letter by Ernest Chesneau and item descriptions by Francis Petit, illustrated on 23 plates engraved after the paintings by M. Braquemond. … Read more
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1898. Boilly. 230 pp. monograph on the genre painter, descriptive catalogue of over 1300 works incl. paintings exhibited at the Salons 1791-1824, notes, list of engravings, lithographs, etc., after Boilly, index, 30 illus. in the text and on plates. Some foxing throughout. 4to. Orig. printed wrpps., top of front cover quite rubbed. Paris (Soc. de la Propagation des Livres… Read more
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Inventario Artistico de Portugal. III. Distrito de Santarem

by Lisbon. Academia Nacional de Belas Artes

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184 pp. inventory, edited by Gustavo de Matos Sequeira, of art and architectural treasures in this central Portuguese district, indices, list, some inscriptions reproduced in the text, numerous text illus. after mss. illumination, architectural renderings, ground plans, etc., 175 plates showing photographs of interior and exterior architectural views, artworks, textiles, vestaments, etc. Lower corner of first 50 pp.… Read more
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La Pittura in Liguria: Artisti dei Primo Seicento

by Pesenti, Franco Renzo

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525 pp. scholarly survey of Ligurian painting in the first half of the seventeenth century, including material on the work of Giovanni Battista Paggi, Domenico Fiasella, Giovanni Andrea de Ferrari, Gioachhino Assereto and Orazio de Ferrari, substantial annotation, general bibliography and bibliographies of individual artists, indices, 425 illus. on plates, most in fine color. Large 4to. Cloth, d.j. (corners… Read more
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Deutsches Barock und Rokoko

by Biermann, Georg, ed

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LXIX, XCIX, 729 pp. survey of 17th- and 18th-century German art, incl. essays by Biermann, Adolf Feulner, Albert Brinckmann, and Anton Kippenberg, indices of the artists and their works with brief biographical data and descriptions, 1326 illus., and 32 fine heliogravure plates showing paintings, pastels, drawings, miniatures, sculpture, silhouettes, and gold and silver objects. Large 4to. 3/4 leather &… Read more
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Guido da Siena

by Stubblebine, James

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Guido. XV, 121 pp. monograph on the 13th-century Sienese painter, his works and attributions, notes, bibliography, index, 128 illus. on plates. 4to. Cloth. d.j. Princeton (Princeton Univ. Press) 1964. Lucas p. 153. Freitag 5026. The work includes new information on Duccio and some of his contemporaries.
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