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  1. Peopling Insular Art

    Peopling Insular Art: Practice, Performance, Perception [Paperback]

    Cynthia Thickpenny (Editor); Katherine Forsyth (Editor); Jane Geddes (Editor); Kate Matthis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254549
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The International Conference on Insular Art (IIAC) is the leading forum for scholars of the visual and material culture of early medieval Ireland and Britain, including manuscript illumination, sculpture, metalwork, and textiles, and encompassing ... .... Learn More
  2. My Life as a Replica

    My Life as a Replica: St John’s Cross, Iona [Paperback]

    Sally Foster (Author); Sian Jones (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781911188599
    Published by : Windgather Press
    In 1970 a concrete replica of the St John’s Cross arrived in Iona sitting incongruously on the deck of a puffer delivering the island’s annual supply of coal. What is the story behind this intriguing replica? How does it relate to the world’s firs... .... Learn More
  3. Art in the Archaeological Imagination

    Art in the Archaeological Imagination [Paperback]

    Dragos Gheorghiu (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253528
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The present volume shows the archaeological thinking as a form of art, revealing the poetics of the archaeological imagination. It shows that, in their work, archaeologists, without being inspired by contemporary artists, use creative methods, and... .... Learn More
  4. Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze

    Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze: Of the late 14th to the mid-18th centuries in the Collection of the State Hermitage Museum [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781898592372
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
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    In Western Europe the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly published, though... .... Learn More
  5. Francesco Noletti

    Francesco Noletti: The Grand Roman Baroque Still-life [Hardback]

    Keith Sciberras (Editor); Gianluca Bocchi (Author); Lisa Xuereb (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9789993276159
    Published by : Midsea Books
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    This is the first monograph and proper study on Francesco Noletti (c.1611–54), called il Maltese (and popularly known as Francesco Fieravino). He is one of the most significant yet enigmatic artists in the study of still-life painting of the Roman... .... Learn More
  6. A Renaissance Woman

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

    Ramie Targoff (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.99

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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. Pietro Bembo and the Intellectual Pleasures of a Renaissance Writer and Art Collector

    Pietro Bembo and the Intellectual Pleasures of a Renaissance Writer and Art Collector [Hardback]

    Susan Nalezyty (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780300219197
    Published by : Yale University Press
    One of the most influential scholars of the Renaissance, Pietro Bembo (1470–1547) gained fame not only for his literary theory and poetry, but for his incredible collection of art and antiquities. Drawing on anecdotes from Bembo’s letters and unpu... .... Learn More
  8. Young Leonardo

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

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

    Regular Price: £20.00

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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
  9. Raphael's Tapestries

    Raphael's Tapestries: The Grotesques of Leo X [Hardback]

    Lorraine Karafel (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780300181999
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Around 1515, Raphael (1483-1520) designed a set of tapestries for Leo X, the first Medici pope. Each was sumptuously woven in gold, silver, and silk, and depicted scenes from classical mythology with inventive grotesques. Now lost, these spectacul... .... Learn More
  10. Early Cycladic Sculpture in Context

    Early Cycladic Sculpture in Context [Hardback]

    Marisa Marthari (Editor); Colin Renfrew (Editor); Michael Boyd (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785701955
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The sculpture of the Early Bronze Age Cyclades has been systematically studied since the time of Christos Tsountas at the end of the 19th century. But that study has been hampered by the circumstance that so many of the subsequent finds come from ... .... Learn More

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