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Image for The Oscar Schmitz Collection. Masterpieces of French painting of the nineteenth century.

The Oscar Schmitz Collection. Masterpieces of French painting of the nineteenth century.

By: (Schmitz Collection) New York. Wildenstein & Co.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York: 1936-01-01

Seller ID: 8-1-1915

Condition: Collectible: Good


Written in French. Paper wraps are torn, chipped with tear on spine cover. Tanning on page edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.62 French paintings and drawings from the 19th century. Black and white illustrations with biography, expositions and collection on facing page.Includes artist like Paul Guguin, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Cezanne, Eugene Delacroix, Claude Monet and more. View more info

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Bayreuther Festspiele 2000.

By: .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bayreuth: 2000-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1639

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Cover has smudges and is slightly discolored. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Written in German and English. The reopening of the Bayreuth Festival in 1951 marked the start of a new chapter in the interpretation of the Ring cycle, and it was profoundly influenced by the experience of the past. Includes a lecture on Richard Wagner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Rackham illustrations and more. View more info

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Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960 (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)

By: Ades, Dawn; McClean, Alison

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2009-11-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-5-1412

ISBN: 0292722486

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Unread.The left-wing government viewed art as an important vehicle for education and the promotion of revolutionary values. It established a program to cover the walls of public buildings with murals and set up numerous workshops to produce prints for wide distribution. By the 1930s, Mexico was attracting socially committed artists from all over the American continent and beyond, ready to do battle for a new aesthetic as well as a new political order. Diego Rivera, a key figure in the art of revolution, became one of the most celebrated artists in the world. Starting with works by Jose Guadalu... View more info

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Handicrafts of New England Signed First Ed Illustrate [Hardcover]

By: Allen H Eaton

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1949-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 232

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author Allen H. Eaton, 1949, stated first edition, 375 pages, 9 1/2" tall, Black cloth with gilt titles and decorated endpapers. Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped, and torn. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.4 color plates and 128 black and white photographs of craftspeople at work, and of their products. Allen H. Eaton was a famous advocate for American crafts in mid century. This classic illustrated compendium includes chapters on the history of crafts in New England and of the handicraft and arts and crafts movements in A... View more info

Eugene Carriere : Seer of the Real - Allentown Museum of Art - Nov. 2, 1968 - January 26, 1969 - Allentown, PA

By: Allentown Museum of Art

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Allentown Museum of Art: 1968-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1981

Condition: Used: Very Good


Insect damage on outside cover and spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A loan exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum. He painted in a manner unlike that of anyone of his time or other times. He created no "School." He had neither docile disciples, though he taught generously, nor a following of painters. Rather, the contrary. View more info

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Noah

By: Aronofsky, Darren; Handel, Ari; Henrichon, Niko [Illustrator]

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Image Comics: 2014-04-15

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-3-1438

ISBN: 1607069881

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by all 3 authors on special signing page and numbered 135/300. Unread and only opened to photograph.The story of Noah and the Flood has been told for millennia, studied for centuries, and debated for decades. Now, Image Comics adds a fresh voice to the conversation. Noah, a new graphic novel written by Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated writer and director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) and Ari Handel, and drawn by Niko Henrichon (Pride of Baghdad), offers a fascinating exploration of this eternal story. Drawing from myth, history, and unchanging truths of the human e... View more info

The V and a Album 4

By: Associates of the V and A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Pubns: 1986-01-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1941

ISBN: 0948107162

Condition: Used: Very Good


Light edge wear. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Articles and photographs from the Victoria & Albert Museum. Contents include: Fakes & Forgeries of Islamic Pottery, In Search of the Little Black Dress, Silver Toys Chinese Children's Dress, A Lost Mughal Miniature Rediscovered, Some Designs of English Gold and Silver and much more. View more info

Collecting Country and Western Americana

By: Beck, Doreen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1975-09-26

Seller ID: 4-4-952

ISBN: 0600370437

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Book has edgewear. Original price stamp on title page. DJ is rubbed, chipped and torn. Pieces missing from dust jacket. "Survey of art, guns, barbedwire, butter moulds, etc b/w & color repros, photos." 32 color plates. View more info

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Angkor: Art and Civilization

By: Bernard Groslier

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-4

Condition: Collectible: Good


Dust jacket is poor with rubbing, chipping, tears and stains on edges. Foxing on endpapers. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Outside page edges have small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book provides a visual conspectus of the civilization of ancient Cambodia. Book covers the Khmer civilization, its social structure and economic organization & explains how they created the unique buildings in Cambodia. Contains 6 plates in color and 115 illustrations in photogravure. A participant in the continuing Angkor investigations, the author has spent recent years helping t... View more info

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Wenda Gu to Biological Millennium Chinese Artist

By: Bessire, Mark H C

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 2003

Seller ID: 000756

ISBN: 0262025523

Condition: Near Fine


Red Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 225 pages, 12" tall, Near fine. DJ is slightly rubbed and has indentations from a ballpoint pen mark coming through. Inscription on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Wenda Gu is one of the leading contemporary Chinese artists of his generation. Known by some as the hair artist. View more info

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The Incantation of Frida K.

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2002-03-05

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-62

ISBN: 1583224696

Condition: Collectible: Good


Stated first edition with full number line. Boards are bent in a u shape. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. On her deathbed at age forty-six, artist Frida Kahlo recounts through memory and hallucination her life experiences, including her interactions with fellow artist Diego Rivera, who she loves despite her open scorn of his creations. View more info

Mary Cassatt: Graphic art

By: Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service by Smithsonian Institution Press: 1981-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-3-19

ISBN: 0865280061

Condition: Used: Very Good


Cover has light soiling and is yellowed. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Exhibition catalogue. Chronology. 49 illustrations, many in color. Mary Cassatt was an excellent printmaker. After experimenting with different printmaking techniques like etching and aquatint she finally discovered drypoint combined with aquatint as her favorite intaglio process. Her prints show a strong influence of Japanese prints and later of Renaissance paintings. View more info

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Art of the World South Sea Islands Australia NZ

By: Buehler, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1965

Seller ID: 000046

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, Burgundy Cloth Hardcover, 250 pages, With 63 color tipped in plates and over 90 black & white illustrations and maps. Very Good. Name written on endpaper. Slight discoloration on endpapers. Binding is tight.The three sections of the book cover the Pacific area from New Guinea to Easter Island; the Maori of New Zealand, and the art of the primitive peoples of Australia. A title in the Art of the World Library. Very Good. Name written on endpaper. Slight discoloration on endpapers. Binding is tight. View more info

Image for The Age of Charlemagne Bullough History Europe

The Age of Charlemagne Bullough History Europe

By: Bullough, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paul Elek Limited: 1973

Seller ID: 000416

Condition: Very Good


Donald Bullough, Paul Elek Limited, 1973, second edition, White Softcover with Jacket, 212 pages, 11" tall. Cover of book is yellowed on top and bottom edge. Light yellowing on pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.An outstanding volume which gives depth & insight to this period of immense cultural importance in the history of Europe. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Grandes Maestros Del Arte Popular Mexicano (Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art)

Grandes Maestros Del Arte Popular Mexicano (Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art)

By: Candida Fernandez De Calderon

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Fomento Cultural Banamex: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 55-5-54

ISBN: 9687009802

Condition: Collectible: Like New


New condition. Spanish edition. Shrink wrap opened to check the edition. Second edition, third reprint.Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art From the Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex is a representative sampling of the works made by the men and women who continue to devote their lives to the creation of high quality artistic objects. These objects are strongly rooted in the communities of their making, and thus help to elucidate the variety and vitality of the Mexican people. Developed over time, and rich in Mexican tradition, the pieces provide insights into both daily life and more etherea... View more info

Image for Frida de Frida/ Frida's Frida (Spanish Edition)

Frida de Frida/ Frida's Frida (Spanish Edition)

By: Casanova, Rosa; Pomar, Maria Teresa; Comisarenco, Dina; Conde, Teresa Del; Franco, Maria Teresa

Price: $500.00

Publisher: FOMENTO CULTURAL BANAMEX: 2007-10-10

Seller ID: 55-5-1507

ISBN: 9685234655

Condition: New


New. New. Shrink wrap only opened for photographing. Deluxe slipcase. Gilt page edges. Slipcase edges are a black moire silk and the book is covered in a red moire silk.Beautiful decorative pages where there would be a blank page. They have the same floral theme as the slipcase but are one color(red or white) with the gold flower outline.Written in Spanish.Includes photographs of her life and art.Produced during the celebration of the centenary of the birth of one of the most representative and influential people of Mexico , this book reflects the extraordinary creativity that characterized Fr... View more info

Image for Glass Paperweights Art Institute of Chicago Casper

Glass Paperweights Art Institute of Chicago Casper

By: Casper, Geraldine J

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Art Institute of Chicago: 1991

Seller ID: 001272

Condition: Used: Very Good


Pictorial Softcover, 119 pages, 11 1/2" tall. Slight rubbing and crease in front gutter. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Contents: The Classic Period (Before Paperweights, The Debut, The Legacy, Baccarat, Clichy, Saint-Louis, American Variations); Thousand Flowers ( Swirls, Crowns, and Marbries, Silhouettes); Nature Magnified (Fauna, Silkworms, Pantin Lizard, Flora, Filigree, A Diverse Bouquet, Unknowns, Fruit); Uncommon Inventions (Mushrooms and Pedestals, Specialties and Oddities, Overlays, Related Objects) ; To Remember (Cameos, Pinchb... View more info

Musée Nissim de Camondo

By: Catalogue

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Union centrale des arts décoratifs: 1973-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1987

Condition: Used: Very Good


Cover has rubbing. A couple of small stains (pinpoint size) on page 128. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The Musée Nissim de Camondo is an elegant house museum of French decorative arts. Color and black and white plates. View more info

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Women of the west

By: Cathy Luchetti

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Antelope Island Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-3-928

ISBN: 0917946022

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Clean copy, No dustjacket. First Edition. "Women of the West tells the stories of eleven western women in the United States between 1830 and 1910 - women of varying economic , racial and religious backgrounds. Their stories are revealed through their own letters, diaries, and journals, recounting daily activities and personal thoughts as they tried to survive under very difficult and at times nearly impossible circumstances." Illustrated throughout with over 140 vintage photographs. View more info

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George Catlin and the Old Frontier

By: CATLIN, GEORGE(Subject); McCracken, Harold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1959-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: 4-1-940

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition after the limted edition of 250 copies. Letter line ABCDEFG. Burnt orange cloth wirh gold lettering. Dust jacket in orange, gold and black with reproduction of some of Catlin's Indians on the cover.Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Book corners rubbed and bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A biography and picture gallery of the dean of Indian painters. 36 full-color reproduction plus 130 in black and white. First edition after the limited edition. Full color frontis of Catlin. Bibliography. Index. McCracken was director of the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Gall... View more info