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Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810912856
Reproduces a selection of da Vinci's drawings and paintings and provides information on their meaning and background
Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art
Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0064301001
Identifies and explains the religious, historical, mythical, literary, and other figures and themes upon which the repertoire of European art is based
Jan Vermeer
Jan Vermeer
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810917378
Provides a comprehensive study of Vermeer's life and work, presents commentaries on his painting techniques, and examines each one of the Dutch artist's authenticated paintings
And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos
And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos
Paperback      ISBN: 0679736565
Essays and poems explore the emotions of the author and examine the natures of art, love, time, and poetry
Russian Lacquer Legends and Fairy Tales
Russian Lacquer Legends and Fairy Tales
Hardcover      ISBN: 0940202034
Use and Abuse of Art
Use and Abuse of Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0691018049
The lecturer traces the historical development of attitudes toward the arts over the past 150 years, suggesting that the present is a period of cultural liquidation, nothing less than the ending of the modern age that began with the Renaissance.
Symbolism
Symbolism
Paperback      ISBN: 0064300951
This encyclopedic guide explores the rich and varied meanings of more than 2,000 symbols?from amethyst to Zodiac.
The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance
The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance
Paperback      ISBN: 0500201919
The Art of Southeast Asia: Cambodia Vietnam Thailand Laos Burma Java Bali
The Art of Southeast Asia
Cambodia Vietnam Thailand Laos Burma Java Bali
Paperback      ISBN: 0500200602
Briefly discusses the history of styles of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the countries of Southeast Asia
The Night of the Twisters
The Night of the Twisters
Paperback      ISBN: 0064401766
After a devastating tornado that destroyed his neighborhood and much of Grand Island, Nebraska, Dan Hatch--who survived with his baby brother and best friend--fears for the safety of the rest of his family