Rare Art History
Age of Illumination 3 Vol Set Early Medieval Art and Civilization, Gothic Art and Civilization, Byzantine Art and Civilization
"EARLY MEDIEVAL ART AND CIVILIZATION, GOTHIC ART AND CIVILIZATION, BYZANTINE ART AND CIVILIZATION. 3 vols, gold cloth with black titling and cover design, gilt edges, a few minor scuffs and scratches to slip case. A handsome set.
The Book of Kells
Provides 110 color illustrations from the original Book of Kells, and discusses the background of the book and its motifs and themes
A City of Images
Iconography and Society in Ancient Greece
Describes what the scenes on classical Greek pottery reveal about their civilization
AND SOCIETY IN INCIENT GREECE.
A Fine Disregard
What Makes Modern Art Modern
"1990, Small 4to, 319 pgs.
Greek Personality in Archaic Sculpture: Martin Classical Lectures, Volume Xi
8vo, 343pgs + plates. Full bound in blue buckram with gilt stamped seal on front board and gilt titling on spine. Book contains 32 black and white plates, photographic reproductions of Archaic sculptures. Mild wear to extremities and bumped corner tips. Front free endpaper has note from previous owner in pen and very light toning to interior edges. Dust jacket has very little wear, though there is heavy foxing on spine and light foxing on front and rear covers.
Italian Pictures of the Renaissance, A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places: Central and North Italian Schools (3 Volume Set)
1968, Small 4to. Vol 1 contains text and list of works by regional Italian Renaissance painters, Vols 2 & 3 are entirely filled with black and white plates of the works themselves. Each volume has a full color frontispiece. Full bound cloth with brown stamped titles on front board and spine. Cloth very clean, some light dust soil to text block edges. Previous owner's ex libris on front pastedown of each vol, otherwise interior crisp and clean. All 3 original dust jackets are in fine condition. A thorough survey in 3 lovely volumes.
The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, First President of the Royal Academy, To Which is Prefixed a Memoir of the Author with Remarks on his Professional Character Illustrative of his Principles and Practice (2 Volumes)
Three-quarter bound in leather and marbled paper. Five raised bands on spine; also gilt titles in red title labels. All pages with red edge-stain. Moderate shelfwear and rubbing to boards overall. Leather has cracked down the front hinge (terminating about halfway down), but boards and block are holding.
Palazzo Strozzi: Cinque Secoli Di Arte E Cultura
Head and tail of spine, top rear corner are lightly bumped.
The Rise of Modern Art 1880-1920
"*ART, 1880-1920. *GALE, IAIN. 1999, Folio, 424 pgs. includes slipcase in very good + condition.
Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters
The author presents detailed theories on how some of Western art's famous masterpieces by such artists as da Vinci, Caravaggio, Velßzquez, and Van Eyck were actually created while discussing how his speculations have sparked worldwide anger and astonishment.
ST TECHNIQUES OF THE OLD MASTERS.