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FS-History of ART, Photography, DaVinci, Renoir

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  • tdmnest
    shipping is $1 per book if you get at least 4, otherwise it goes by weight, starting at $3.50. UNDERSTANDING ART FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO CHAGALL AND PICASSO:
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 4, 2013
      shipping is $1 per book if you get at least 4, otherwise it goes by weight, starting at $3.50.

      UNDERSTANDING ART FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO CHAGALL AND PICASSO: PEOPLE, THINGS, IDEAS, hb, "A new and fresh approach to art appreciation, aimed primarily at young readers, this book will deepen our appreciation of art and beauty.... the ability of an artist to reveal character, to dramatize moods, and also to express his own individuality ... informative biographical sketches of over 30 great painters.... key movements in art history also discussed with clarity, such as Renaissance, Italy, France in the 19th century, modern day America..." 83 beautiful illustrations, 58 in full color, exc cond, $15

      THE KEY TO BAROQUE ART, Identify, understand, appreciate, 80 pp, 7 x 8 pocket guide, exc cond, $5

      ART TREASURES OF THE LOUVRE, coffee table size, oversized large hb, includes a brief history of the Louvre, Western, Italian, Fleish, Dutch, English, Spanish, German and French Painting, 175 pp, 100 color plates- many are full page size, cover shows wear on edges but great book, $12

      DEGAS, 9 x 11 hb, Includes 53 color and 20 B&W plates, and a bibliography. Colorfully illustrated dust jacket. Degas' work is beautiful, much text too, vg cond, "One of a QLP Art series of profusely illustrated monographs on 19th and 20th century artists. Degas perfected a distinctive technique of breaking up open spaces into new planes, placing objects squarely on the canvas with the immediacy of contemporary camera." $8

      RENOIR, 9 x 11, hb, "In this new work about Auguste Renoir the author traces the life of the great impressionist year by year, the development of his ideas and emotions, and their effect on his work." QLP Art series of monographs, and includes 44 full color plates and 24 reproductions of red-chalk and black and white drawings. vg cond, name inside cover, $9

      PICASSO, 9 x 11 hb, QLP Art series of monographs and includes 43 illustrations in color and 32 illustrations in black and white and picture on DJ is detail from "Italian Girl." "There are dozens of striking illustrations in full color and dozens more monochromes by the master of Cubism, a spectacular visual treat able to make painters of us all, for among modern painters the Spaniard Pablo Picasso's ever-evolving stylistic development put him in a class all his own. His works of art have the rare quality of beauty because they engage, entertain and amuse the mind by an almost 'musical' arrangement of forms and colors of a very distinctive quality." $12

      VAN GOGH, His Life and His Works, hb, exc cond, 45 of his works in full color , many are a two page spread! text also, $8

      THE WORLD OF LEONARDO 1452- 1519, 10 x 12 hb in a cardboard jacket too, 192 pp, includes the mists of youth, beginning with an angel, master in Milan, grandeur and tragedy, reaching for the universe, a sunbust of greatness, city of disillusion, and the myth and the man, chronogology of artists, 3 controversial madonnas and more, Time Library of Art, beautiful book, exc cond, $18

      THE WORLD OF RUBENS, 1577-1640, 10 x 12, hb, 192 pp, brown leatherette with beige boards and gilt lettering on cover, exc cond, includes a chronology of other painters of the era, a bibliography and index. Illustrated end pages. "Over 55 color photos of his art. Peter Paul Rubens was that rarity, a great creative genius ..." $12

      THE WORLD OF GAINSBOROUGH 1727-1788, 10 x 12 hb, 190pp, brown leatherette with beige boards and gilt lettering on cover, exc cond, includes a chronology of other painters of the era, a bibliography and index. Illustrated end pages. "Over 55 color photos of his art. Gainsborough had a knack for catching a likeness and evoking a meaningful expression. A beautiful book of Gainsborough's life and work. Thomas Gainsborough was an English portrait and landscape painter." $12

      THE WORLD OF DELACROUIX, 1798-1863, 10 x 12 hb, 196 pp, dark olive leatherette with beige boards and gilt lettering on cover, exc cond, includes a chronology of other painters of the era, a bibliography and index. Illustrated end pages." A good introduction to the art of Eugène Delacroix, the great French Romantic artist remembered for his Orientalist scenes, Rubensian palette, and his iconic painting 'Liberty Leading the People'(1830)." 68 color, 108 bw plates, many full page. $12

      THE WORLD OF WINSLOW HOMER, 1836-1910, 10 x 12, hb, 190 pp, includes biography and illustrations of dozens of his works, most in color. "Chapters:A Native Vigor. Apprenticeship, A home grown style. The Impact of War. Esthetes and Expatriates. Epics of the Ocean. Two Fellow Giants. Loneliness and Triumph. Winslow Homer was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art. Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator. He subsequently took up oil painting and produced major studio works characterized by the weight and density he exploited from the medium. He also worked extensively in watercolor, creating a fluid and prolific oeuvre, primarily chronicling his working vacations. (Wikipedia)" exc cond, $12

      THE WORLD OF WHISTLER 1834-1903, 10 X 12 HB, 192 PP, Beautifully illustrated in color and mono. Full color and full page reproductions throughout. "Over 50 photos of his works. Whistler believed that artist should be responsible to nothing but art, with beauty their only master." exc cond,dark brown leatherette and gilt lettering on cover,beige boards, $12

      WILLIAM SIDNEY MOUNT, PAINTER OF RURAL AMERICA, HB, 10 x 12, this is a great book that asks questions and gives activities with each painting to engage the young reader, It is a very creative way to teach art! close-ups and details, $9

      ANDREW WYETH, 10 x 10, Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 to 1966, includes the artist, his life and works,111 pp, over 50 of his works, $10

      NORMAN ROCKWELL, A SIXTY YEAR RETROSPECTIVE, 10 x 13, hb, exc cond, over 150 pp, some pages open up to be larger, over 75 color plates, beautiful book, understand the early 20th century much better by studying these paintings of every day life in the USA, $20

      THOMAS KINKADE, PAINTER OF LIGHT, beautiful 12 x 13 calendar of 12 of Kinkade's paintings, no marks or writing on calendar, still in original cover, 1998, $12

      GREAT PAINTERS AND GREAT PAINTINGS, Reader's Digest Family Treasury of, 12 x 14 hb, includes art of our time, the age of greatness, masters of Old Europe, Satirists, Modern Art, guide to painters and paintings, Cezanne, Gauguin, VanGogh, Seurat, Rousseau, Picasso, Uccello, Gentile and Giovanni Bellini, Botticelli, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Giorgione, Titan, Bosch, Holbein, El Greco, Rubens, VanDyck, Velazquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hogarth, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Copley, goya, Constable, Delacroix, Corot, Daumier, anet, Degas, Whistler, Homer, Renoir, Monet and many more! over 190 pp, $24

      A HISTORY OF PAINTING Through the Eighteenth Century, hb,xlib,192 pp, exc cond, Classical, Byzantine, Roman Elegance, The East, Gothic Dreamworld, Classicism, Low Countries Legacy, Art's Apotheosis, Baroque's Long Shadow, Rococo, the lives of the painters, chronology of painting, and more, "This history of painting, part of the World of Culture series, traces the art from its earliest beginnings up to 1800, and includes 160 illustrations of which many are in full color, bibliography and index. Red hardback with gilt illustration of two fingers touching (after Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam) on the front, and gilt lettering on spine." $10

      THE STORY OF AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY, An Illustrated History for Young People, large hb, 11 x 14, 318 pp, "Traces the development of photography in the United States." fascinating book, includes Lincoln and Lee, and loads of other photographs. $20

      THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ACTIVITY BOOK, Crafts, models, toys, games, puzzles, and mazes inspired by treasures in the museum's collection, 10 x 12, includes Japanese paper dolls, weather vane, stained glass, tapestry, birds galore, optical toys, zoetrope, Versailles, Mosaic, masks, paper theater, panpipe, morse code, temple of Dendur and much more, great book for teaching about art in a hands on manner, 88 pp, exc cond,unused, $9





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