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Gauguin By Himself

By: Belinda Thomson ( Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04368

ISBN: 0316643920

Condition: Very Good


This book is the first publication to give equal weight to the full range of Gauguin's activities both as an artist and as a writer. It provides a rare insight into Gauguin's intractable character and uncompromising ideas, the decisions he made ina tumultous life as well as charting the extraordinary and complex development of his art from hesitant impressionism, though the experimental synthesis of his Breton paintings to the striking colour and powerful forms of his Ta... View more info

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L' Eternel Fe'minin ; From Renoir to Picasso

By: Doschka, Roland

Price: £18.00

Publisher: GmBH, Prestael: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02478

ISBN: 379131730X

Condition: Very Good


Works by great artists have been combined in a unique study celebrating Women as a goddess, mother, wife, lover, and femme fatale. Key paintings in oil by each of these artists evoke a kaleidoscope of different sensual, sexual, and maternal emotions. Many of the 80 works , which have rarely, if ever, been published, come from well known private collections all over the world. The D/W has a large tear on the back panel ,but which has been repaired with a paper patch on t... View more info

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The Surrender of Napoleon

By: Frederick Lewis Maitland

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Fonthill Media: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04075

ISBN: 1781551766

Condition: Very Good


This book is Maitland's detailed, tense and fascinating narrative of the French Emperor's desperate attempts to escape France and of his time on HMS Bellerophon. Originally published in shorter form in 1826, this is the rarely - told final chapter in Napoleon's career as a world leader, narrated by the man that experienced it first - hand. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Impressionism

By: Ingo F. Walther ( Editor)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Gmbt, Taschen: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04366

ISBN: 382288264X

Condition: Near Fine


To this day, Impressionism remains the most fascinating epoch in modern art, and the most popular with broader public. In recent years spectacular exhibitions pulled in attendances of half a million. This book traces the history of French Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism and post-Impressionism. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Fauve Landscape

By: Judi Freeman

Price: £35.00

Publisher: USA, Abbeville Press Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04365

ISBN: 1558590250

Condition: Very Good


For a few years in the first decade of this century, several adventures French painters - Matisse, Derain, de Vlaminck, Dufy, Braque, and others - came together in a loose - knit group that a sympathetic critic dubbed the Fauves ( " wild beasts ") A perceptive essay by the author provides a lucid introduction to the Fauves and the landscape. Her exhaustively detailed and richly illustrated chronology of the years 1904-8. There is light marking to the text block and there... View more info

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Nafea: Die Sammlung Rudolf Staechelin, Basel (French Edition)

By: Muller, Hans-Joachim

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Switzerland., Wiese Verlag AG Basel.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02640

ISBN: 3909158528

Condition: Very Good


This fascinating art book by Hans- Joachim Muller, is published by the Rudolf Staechelin Family Foundation in honour of the great collector Rudolf Staechelin. The readers of this elegant book on an important European art collection can look forward to acquiring knowledgeable insights provided in the most enjoyable readable terms. The green boards has a little damage to the back cover on the board edge . The DJ have a hole in the same place as the damage to the back board... View more info

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Victorian Brick and Terra-Cotta Architecture in Full Colour: 160 Plates

By: Pierre Chabat

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Dover Publications: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04153

ISBN: 0486261646

Condition: Very Good


This sumptuous book presents over 550 full-colour illustrations of a distinctive architectural style that enlivened the cities and countryside of Europe in the Victorian era. Widely considered the book on brickwork, it documents the ways in which that style incorporated imaginative brickwork and bright appliques of terra- cotta into its bold aesthetic. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Braque

By: Serge Fauchereau

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U, Ediciones Poligrafa: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04363

ISBN: 8434305038

Condition: Near Fine


The masterful paintings of French artist Georges Braque 1882-1963 were a constantly evolving comment on his ideas of the nature of art. This volume, conveys the skilful harmonies of Braque's colours and the assured equilibrium of complex componets in his painting.There is light creasing to the head of the spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Toulouse-lautrec H.S.

By: Stevenson lesley

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, B.C.A: 1991

Sellers ID: 01827

Condition: Very Good


Book in v/g condition d/w is good ,there is a slight tear on lower fold of dustwrapper.Cover slightly rubbed. View more info

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Matisse

By: Walter Guadagnini

Price: £45.00

Publisher: USA, BDD Illustrated Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04364

ISBN: 0792458532

Condition: Near Fine


Henri Matisse's adventures in colour and light constitute a landmark in the history of modern art. From his apprenticeship in the studio of Gustave Moreau to the paper cut-outs of the 1950s, the stages of this journey represent a triumph of artistic research and resolution, as well as a shining example of pictorial quality and theoretical and moral integrity. There is creasing to the D/w extremities and a small tear to the head of the spine. View more info

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Monet's Years at Giverny : Beyond Impressionism.

By: Wildestein, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Windward: 1979

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03628

ISBN: 071120019X

Condition: Near Fine


The book traces Monet's development from master Impressionist painter to herald of twentieth -century abstraction. The earliest paintings shown- made beginning in 1883, when Monet moved Giverny - record the nearby river valley, the fields, and the neighboring villages. The D/w shows shelf wear to its head with light crimping and creasing and indents to the panels. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. View more info