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            History Of Art & Design Styles: C 1600 To C 1800

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            Rembrandt
              

            Rembrandt (Hardback)

            By Michel, Emile

            • RRP: $32.50
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              1 Apr 20

            Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) has long been considered one of the greatest artists in European history. His paintings have launched a thousand imitations and homages, including best-selling novels, a recent TV series, and even a handful of popular films. Now, for the first time,... this lovely text by emile Michel is paired with carefully curated selections from Rembrandt's portfolio to illuminate the history and work of this celebrated master of light.
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            ISBN 9781780423746
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher NewSouth Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Best Of...
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            The Dutch Italianates: 17th Century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
             

            The Dutch Italianates: 17th Century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London (Paperback)

            By Dejardin, Ian A. C.

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            Hugely popular in their own time, the 'Dutch Italianates' fell out of favour in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. However, for the founders of Dulwich Picture Gallery, they were names to mention in the same breath as Rembrandt and Ruisdael. This book celebrates Dutch Italia...nate vision, and also tells the story of Dulwich Picture Gallery.
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            ISBN 9780856676574
            Released NZ 15 Jun 2008
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Velazquez Big Art
             

            Velazquez Big Art (Hardback)

            By Wolf, Norbert

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            Acclaimed for its blending of realism with atmosphere, and for its deeply sensitive appreciation of character, the work of Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (1599-1660) represents the undeniable pinnacle of the golden age of Spanish painting. This title features a detailed chr...onological summary of the artist's life and work.
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            ISBN 9783836531924
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2011
            Publisher Taschen
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            Ingres Basic Art

            Ingres Basic Art (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Grimme, Karin H.

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            French Neoclassical painter, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres was one of the 19th century's major portrait and historical painters. Though renowned for his painting of Oriental nudes reclining in harems or a Turkish baths, Ingres was also a master draughtsman, and left 4000 sketches... and drawings to his home town of Montauban.
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            ISBN 9783822853146
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2007
            Publisher Taschen
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            Series Taschen Basic Art Series
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            Nicolas Poussin Basic Art

            Nicolas Poussin Basic Art (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Keazor, Henry

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            French painter Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) spent his life in Rome turning out works that fused the features of Renaissance painting with influences of antiquity. Poussin himself stressed logic and clarity in his work, formulating doctrines with the aim of intellectualizing art an...d succeeded in leaving an influence in art that lasted centuries.
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            ISBN 9783822853221
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2008
            Publisher Taschen
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            Caravaggio

            Caravaggio (Hardback)

            By Zuffi, Stefano; Daverio, Philippe

            Book reproduces fifty works, each preceded by a page of die-cut windows to help focus on aspects of each painting with captions highlighting important details or symbolism in the work.

            ISBN 9780847835294
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2011
            Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
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            Academie Royale: A History in Portraits

            Academie Royale: A History in Portraits (Paperback)

            By Williams, Hannah

            • RRP: $89.99
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            From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was the centre of the Parisian art world. Taking the reader behind the scenes of this elite bastion of French art theory, education, and practi...ce, this engaging study uncovers the fascinating histories - official and unofficial - of that artistic community. Through an innovative approach to portraits - their values, functions, and lives as objects - this book explores two faces of the Academie. Official portraits grant us insider access to institutional hierarchies, ideologies, rituals, customs, and everyday experiences in the Academie's Louvre apartments. Unofficial portraits in turn reveal hidden histories of artists' personal relationships: family networks, intimate friendships, and bitter rivalries. Drawing on both art-historical and anthropological frames of analysis, this book offers insightful interpretations of portraits read through and against documentary evidence from the archives to create a rich story of people, places, and objects. Theoretically informed, rigorously researched, and historically grounded, this book sheds new light on the inner workings of the Academie. Its discoveries and compelling narrative make an invaluable and accessible contribution to our understanding of this pre-eminent European institution and the social lives of artists in early modern Paris.
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            ISBN 9781138295599
            Released NZ 5 Feb 2018
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Parody and Festivity in Early Modern Art: Essays on Comedy as Social Vision

            Parody and Festivity in Early Modern Art: Essays on Comedy as Social Vision (Paperback)

            Edited by Smith, David R.

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            Dwelling on the rich interconnections between parody and festivity in humanist thought and popular culture alike, the essays in this volume delve into the nature and the meanings of festive laughter as it was conceived of in early modern art. The concept of 'carnival' supplies th...e main thread connecting these essays. Bound as festivity often is to popular culture, not all the topics fit the canons of high art, and some of the art is distinctly low-brow and occasionally ephemeral; themes include grobianism and the grotesque, scatology, popular proverbs with ironic twists, and a wide range of comic reversals, some quite profound. Many hinge on ideas of the world upside down. Though the chapters most often deal with Northern Renaissance and Baroque art, they spill over into other countries, times, and cultures, while maintaining the carnivalesque air suggested by the book's title.
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            ISBN 9781138249202
            Released NZ 11 Oct 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque

            Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

            By Wittkower, Rudolf

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            A catalogue raisonne of the greatest sculptor of his age.

            ISBN 9780714837154
            Released NZ 26 Sep 1997
            Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
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            Art Market and Connoisseurship: A Closer Look at Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Their Contemporaries

            Art Market and Connoisseurship: A Closer Look at Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Their Contemporaries (Paperback)

            Edited by Jonckheere, Koenraad; Tummers, Anna

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            The question whether or not seventeenth-century painters such as Rembrandt and Rubens created the paintings which were later sold under their names, has caused many a heated debate. This book traces the evolution of connoisseurship in the booming Dutch art market of the seventeen...th- and eighteenth centuries.
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            ISBN 9789089640321
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2008
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age
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