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  1. Art in the Eurasian Iron Age

    Art in the Eurasian Iron Age: Context, Connections and Scale [Hardback]

    Courtney Nimura (Editor); Helen Chittock (Editor); Peter Hommel (Editor); Chris Gosden (Editor)

    Regular Price: £48.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253948
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Since early discoveries of so-called Celtic Art during the 19th century, archaeologists have mused on the origins of this major art tradition, which emerged in Europe around 500 BC. Classical influence has often been cited as the main impetus for ... .... Learn More
  2. Personal Ornaments in Prehistory

    Personal Ornaments in Prehistory: An Exploration of Body Augmentation from the Palaeolithic to the Early Bronze Age [Paperback]

    Emma L. Baysal (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789252866
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Beads, bracelets, necklaces, pendants and many other ornaments are familiar objects that play a fundamental role in personal expression and communication. This book considers how and why the human relationship with ornaments developed and continue... .... Learn More
  3. Farnese Cup

    Farnese Cup [Hardback]

    Valeria Sampaolo (Author); Luigi Spina (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9788874398515
    Published by : 5 Continents Editions
    A tour de force of a carver's skill and craftsmanship, the Farnese Cup is the largest cameo hardstone cup to have survived from the ancient world. Thought to be made in Hellenist Egypt sometime between 300 BC and 30 BC, the Cup was not an archaeol... .... Learn More
  4. Powerful Headdresses

    Powerful Headdresses: Africa and Asia [Hardback]

    Anne van Cutsem Anne van Cutsem (Author); Mauro Magliani (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9788874395514
    Published by : 5 Continents Editions
    This selection of 120 African and Asian headdresses from the Ira Brind collection takes readers into the most hidden corners of two continents throughout the 20th century.

    Over the centuries, craftsmen have applied their creativity and te... .... Learn More
  5. Elegy Landscapes

    Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime [Hardback]

    Stanley Plumly (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

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    ISBN: 9780393651508
    Published by : W.W. Norton & Company Ltd
    Stanley Plumly explores immortality in art through the work of two impressive landscape artists: John Constable and J.M.W. Turner. Seeking the transcendent aesthetic awe of the sublime and reeling from personal tragedy, these painters portrayed th... .... Learn More
  6. A Renaissance Woman

    A Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna [Hardback]

    Ramie Targoff (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780374140946
    Published by : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    'Renaissance Woman' tells of the most remarkable woman of the Italian Renaissance: Vittoria Colonna, Marchesa of Pescara. Vittoria has long been celebrated by scholars of Michelangelo as the artist's best friend, but she also had close ties to Cha... .... Learn More
  7. Painter of Pedigree

    Painter of Pedigree: Thomas Weaver of Shrewsbury [Hardback]

    Lawrence Trevelyan Weaver (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781910787670
    Published by : Unicorn Press
    The industrial and agricultural revolutions transformed the face of Britain. Fiery blast furnaces, pit-head steam engines and fuming lime-kilns scarred a landscape cut across by canals, turnpikes and railways. Within enclosed pasture and parkland,... .... Learn More
  8. A Mystical Realm of Love

    A Mystical Realm of Love: Pahari Painitings from the Eva & Konrad Seitz Collection [Hardback]

    J. P. Losty (Author); Konrad Seitz (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    ISBN: 9781912168057
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    Eva and Konrad Seitz have put together over many years an outstanding collection of some of the most famous and important of all 18th century Pahari paintings, including miniatures commissioned by the Rajput rulers of the Punjab Hill states (1650-... .... Learn More
  9. North Meets South

    North Meets South: Theoretical Aspects on the Northern and Southern Rock Art Traditions in Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Peter Skoglund (Editor); Johan Ling (Editor); Ulf Bertilsson (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785708206
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Swedish Rock Art Research Series
    Volume: 6
    This latest volume in the Swedish Rock Art series bridges the gap between analysis and interpretation of rock art imagery, location and chronology in the northern and southern regions of Scandinavia. Long viewed as belonging to distinctive regiona... .... Learn More
  10. Young Leonardo

    Young Leonardo: The Evolution of a Revolutionary Artist, 1472-1499 [Hardback]

    Jean-Pierre Isbouts (Author); Christopher Heath Brown (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781250129352
    Published by : Thomas Dunne Books
    The traditional view of Leonardo da Vinci's career is that he enjoyed a promising start in Florence and then moved to Milan to become the celebrated court artist of Duke Ludovico Sforza. Young Leonardo presents a very different view. It reveals ho... .... Learn More

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