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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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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

By: Alcántara, Isabel; Egnolff, Sandra

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Prestel Publishing: 2011-09-29

Seller ID: 55-3-1508

Condition: New


New.The story of two creative geniuses, their important contributions to twentieth century art, and their tumultuous romance. This captivating book delves into the forces that shaped Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's lives and art, and made them important painters in their own right. Elegant reproductions of their best-known works and historical photographs illustrate the thoughtful text, which explores the political, social, and cultural upheaval that was at the center of their relationship. What emerges is a portrait of the artists, the tension between their love for each other and their commit... 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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ORLANDO FURIOSO di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto Ricorretto et di Nuove Figure Adornato

By: Ariosto M. Lodovico

Price: $3,800.00

Publisher: Venetia Vencenzo Valgrifi: 1556

Seller ID: c15-1-43

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Written in Italian. Vellum binding with laces showing along spine. Corners and edges worn and bumped. Some small holes and burn marks in the vellum. Outside pages stained in blue. Light foxing on endpapers and small holes worn through front board paper where laces have worn through. Note with previous owner's name, written in brown ink on back of first endpaper. Some stains and fingerprints but overall a clean edition. Book appears to have had some professional restoration with new tissue guard between frontis of author and title page. Title page illustration was precisely cut and glued to a ... 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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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

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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

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CEZANNE: THE LATE WORK

By: Cezanne; Various Authors

Price: $65.00

Publisher: MMA: 1977-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-929

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition. Brown Cloth with gilt lettering. BW frontispiece of Paul Cezanne in 1905. 427 illustrations, 50 in color. pgs 416. Essays by Theodore Reff, Lawrence Gowing, Liliane Brion-Guerry, F. Novotny, Genevieve Monnier, Douglas Druick, John Rewald, George Heard Hamilton and William Rubin. Contents include: Painting and theory in the final decade, Logic of organized sensations, Elusive goal, Last motifs at Aix, Late landscape paintings, Late watercolors, Cezanne's lithographs, Cezanne and his critics, Cezannisme and the beginnings of cubism, Comparative chronology. View more info

Handbook of the Severance Collection of Arms and Armor

By: Cleveland Museum of Art

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Cleveland Museum of Art: 1948-01-01

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 55-6-1912

Condition: Used: Good


Yellow paper cover is rubbed, chipped, stained, split on top and bottom of spine and previous owner's name stamped on the front cover. Foxing, fingerprints and stains throughout the book. Binding is tight.During the three hundred years between 1400 and 1700, the armorer was recognized as an artist, one who wrought into beauty a very difficult material, and whose work had, aside from it aesthetic importance, the very vital function of defending a man against the danger of death. Includes history, black and white illustrations, glossary, Armorers' marks for swords, crossbows, guns, etc. View more info

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Grace & Gumption: The Women of El Paso

By: Daudistel, Marcia Hatfield [Editor]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 2011-10-20

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 55-5-1502

ISBN: 0875654304

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by editor on title page without inscription. First Edition.In protective clear mylar cover. Protective clear covers may have scratches that appear in the photograph.The Women of El Paso, thirteen contributors trace the history of El Paso from the distaff side. The women who settled El Paso faced an unusual reality. In 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo changed the border, and people who were previously citizens of Mexico, living in their native country, speaking their native language, were suddenly citizens of the United States, forced to speak a foreign language. Editor Marcia Hatfi... View more info

I, Juan De Pareja

By: De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1966-01-01

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 77-2-1950

Condition: Used: Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn near spine. Newbery Medal on the front of the dust jacket. Price clipped.Slightly askew. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.When the great Velaquez was painting his masterpieces at the Spanish court in the seventeenth century, his colors were expertly mixed and his canvases carefully prepared by his Negro slave, Juan de Pareja. In this vibrant novel that depicts both the beauty and the cruelty of the time and place, Elizabeth Borton de Trevino tells the story of Juan, who was born a slave and died an accomplished and respected artist. View more info

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Frida's Bed

By: Drakulic, Slavenka; Pribichevich-Zoric, Christina [Translator]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2008-08-26

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 55-4-1505

ISBN: 0143114158

Condition: Used: Very Good


First paperback edition. Slight cover wear and bottom bump to a couple of pages. Appears unread. In Frida's Bed, Slavenka Drakulic explores the inner life of one of the world's most influential female artists, skillfully weaving Frida's memories into descriptions of her paintings, producing a meditation on the nature of chronic pain and creativity. With an intriguing subject whose unusual life continues to fascinate, this poignant imagining of Kahlo's thoughts during her final hours by another daringly original and uncompromising creative talent will attract readers of literary fiction and a... View more info

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Journal of an Itinerant Artist

By: Drew Bacigalupa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor, inc: 1977-09-28

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b1-5-900

ISBN: 0879738871

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Oatmeal cloth boards with brown motif, 176 pages, two-tone illustrations. DJ is chipped and rubbed. Essays which first appeared in the Santa Fe New Mexican Sunday magazine & written in the form of a monthly journal. View more info

The Gloucester Years, 1892-1917

By: Duveneck, Frank

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY: David Findlay, Jr. Inc. 1987: 1987-01-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1908

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Front cover has insect damage on edges, otherwise excellent condition. Laid-in invite to stop by for a glass of wine during the first week of the exhibition.12 pages. During eighteen summers, from 1892-1917, Frank Duveneck visited Cape Ann, Massachusetts, often staying through October. He painted more than ninety works, most of which are in private hands. No major exhibition of these paintings was held during his lifetime. The bulk of these pictures was kept by him in his studio because the pictures were considered experimental. Most are studies of Gloucester Harbor and the rock coasts. View more info

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Premio Marco 98 World Artist Exhibit Latin America [Paperback]

By: Edward J Sullivan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Museo De Arte Contemporaneo: 1995-01-01

Seller ID: 684

Condition: Used: Very Good


Softcover Tall quarto in decorated wraps. Light wear.A survey of Latin American artists and sculptors, containing one work by each. An introduction in English and Spanish. Texts by Edward J Sullivan and Jaime Moreno Villarreal. Biographical sketches of each artist, also in each language. The museum asked for artists to submit a work of either a painting or sculpture to be juried by the museum. Their pieces are presented in this catalogue and are considered by MARCO, gems of its artistic holdings, of great value, individual and unique. The artist are from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chi... View more info

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Scenes & characters of the Middle Ages by Cutts, Edward Lewes

By: Edward Lewes Cutts

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent: 1926

Seller ID: 278

Condition: Used: Very Good


Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.Date of Publication: 1926Binding: hard coverEdition: Condition: Very Good/No JacketDescription: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Edward L Cutts, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1926, Brown Cloth Hardcover, 552 pages, 9" tall, 182 b/w illus in text throughout. A series of fascinating sketches of mediaeval life and mediaeval characters, from pilgrims to minstrels, looked at especially from the artist's point of view. Very Good. Outside edges have some cloth deteroriation. Tanning on endpapers. Ex libris... View more info

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LADY GREGORY: A LITERARY PORTRAIT [Import] [Hardcover] by Coxhead, Elizabeth:

By: Elizabeth: Coxhead

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stated First Edition. DJ is rubbed, chipped and soiled. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Book askew. Lady Gregory (1852-1932) was at the very heart of the Irish renascence. She was a cofounder and director of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. "Here, for the first time, we see that remarkable woman as she really was-an artist, a friend, and an impresario of notable distinction, courage and integrity...Elizabeth Coxhead has written Lady Gregory"s personal story with penetration and wit...This record of her accomplishments, both as creative artist and as godparent to genius, is worthy... View more info

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Explosive Eighteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel (Stephanie Plum Novels)

By: Evanovich, Janet; King, Lorelei [Reader]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Random House Audio: 2011-11-22

Seller ID: aud160-951

ISBN: 0307932508

Condition: Used: Like New


Box has wear with one crushed corner. Listened to only once. Read by Lorelei King. 5 cd's, 6 hours. Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich. Before Stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127 Hawaii to Newark, she’s knee deep in trouble. Her dream vacation turned into a nightmare, and she’s flying back to New Jersey solo. Worse still, her seatmate never returned to the plane after the L.A. layover. Now he’s dead, in a garbage can, waiting for curbs... View more info