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Art and artists from the earliest rock art to the flowering of the Renaissance and diverse contemporary work.

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  1. On Portraiture

    On Portraiture: (Do Tirar Pelo Natural) [Paperback]

    Francisco De Holanda (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781912168118
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
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    Francisco de Holanda (1517/18 – 1585) was a court painter, architect and essayist at the Lisbon court of John III of Portugal and Catherine of Austria. Son of the Netherlandish painter and miniaturist, António de Holanda (d. 1557), from whom he le... .... Learn More
  2. Imagining the Heavens across Eurasia from Antiquity to Early Modernity

    Imagining the Heavens across Eurasia from Antiquity to Early Modernity [Hardback]

    Rana Brentjes (Editor); Sonja Brentjes (Editor); Stamantina Mastorakou (Editor); Dagmar Schäfer (Editor)

    £60.99

    ISBN: 9788869774256
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    This book surveys how humans across Eurasia depicted their knowledge of the heavens over a period of nearly 4,000 years. Frequently focusing on enigmatic objects, the authors present a wide variety of objects – through text and pictures – from tom... .... Learn More
  3. Imagining the Heavens across Eurasia from Antiquity to Early Modernity

    Imagining the Heavens across Eurasia from Antiquity to Early Modernity [Paperback]

    Rana Brentjes (Editor); Sonja Brentjes (Editor); Stamantina Mastorakou (Editor); Dagmar Schäfer (Editor)

    £49.99

    ISBN: 9788869774249
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    This book surveys how humans across Eurasia depicted their knowledge of the heavens over a period of nearly 4,000 years. Frequently focusing on enigmatic objects, the authors present a wide variety of objects – through text and pictures – from tom... .... Learn More
  4. Late Hokusai

    Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society, Legacy [Paperback]

    Timothy Clark (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592319
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 231
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    This publication has been developed from ideas first presented at the international symposium Late Hokusai: thought, technique, society, held at the British Museum in May 2017. The symposium was organised to enable specialists in a range of discip... .... Learn More
  5. The McCarthy Collection

    The McCarthy Collection [Hardback]

    Charles T. Little (Author); Miguel Ayres De Campos (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781915401052
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    Series: The McCarthy Collection
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    This substantial catalogue explores a remarkable collection of medieval European sculpture. Richly detailed with plentiful illustrations and original research, it is a notable contribution to medieval scholarship.

    The McCarthy collection ... .... Learn More
  6. Brittle Beauty

    Brittle Beauty: Reflections on 18th Century European Porcelain [Hardback]

    Andreina D’Agliano (Author); Claudia Lehner-Jobst (Author); Errol Manners (Author); Rosalind Savill (Author); Selma Schwartz (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781912168293
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
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    Brittle Beauty presents a superlative private collection of European porcelain – radical, rare and in many cases unique pieces assembled over thirty years. Lavishly illustrated and insightfully researched, the book showcases eighty vessels and scu... .... Learn More
  7. Venetian Disegno

    Venetian Disegno: New Frontiers [Hardback]

    Maria Aresin (Editor); Thomas Dalla Costa (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781915401007
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
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    Venetian Disegno: New Frontiers circa 1420 to 1620 offers a fresh perspective on the art of Venice and the Veneto. The volume brings together the contributions of scholars and curators specialist on a wide variety of artists and art forms includin... .... Learn More
  8. From the Visual to the Visionary

    From the Visual to the Visionary: Surrealist Trajectories in Art [Paperback]

    Alessandra Bucchieri (Editor); Giulia Ingarao (Editor); Emilia Valenza (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9788869774201
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    This book nvestigates Surrealism’s precedents in visual tradition and explores its influence on contemporary art. Taking the ideational power of vision as its starting point, 13 essays examine, from different perspectives, themes essential to the ... .... Learn More
  9. Nicholas Roerich

    Nicholas Roerich: The Artist Who Would Be King [Hardback]

    John McCannon (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780822947417
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
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    Russian painter, explorer, and mystic Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) ranks as one of the twentieth century’s great enigmas. Despite mystery and scandal, he left a deep, if understudied, cultural imprint on Russia, Europe, India, and America. As a pa... .... Learn More
  10. Animation between Magic, Miracles and Mechanics

    Animation between Magic, Miracles and Mechanics: Natural and Supernatural Principles of Life in Medieval Imagery [Hardback]

    Hans Henrik Lohfert Jørgensen (Author); Laura Katrine Skinnebach (Author); Henning Laugerud (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9788772196534
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    “Animation” implies that the image or figural object is alive, endowed with anima: a “soul”, “spirit” or “vital principle.” In the Middle Ages, holy or emphatically unholy imagery often possessed an ability to come to life, to act and do things, t... .... Learn More

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