Category: Art

Sort

showing 1-20 of 50

PHAIDON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ART AND ARTISTS.

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Phaidon Press Limited: 1978

Seller ID: 003232


1,618 entries. over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists. 1,434 illustrations with 301 in color. 704 pages. DJ is VG- with wear to edges, corners and creasing to spine. Book covers are clean, interior is tight. Book is VG+. Due to the size of this book, extra postage may be required. View more info

IMPRESSIONISM Its Forerunners and Influences

By: Abbate, Francesco, editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1972

Seller ID: 001763


The Age of Impressionism describes not so much a style as a dazzling assembly of individuals who shared a common urge to create something new-something unacademic, realist rather than romantic, recording immediate visual impressions. This lucid guide containing 83 full color illustrations embraces every significant direction in the age we now chiefly associate in art with Impressionism. 158 pages including index. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine.M... View more info

R. C. GORMAN: THE GRAPHIC WORKS

By: Adams, Ben Q. And Richard Newlin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Taos Edition, Ltd. In Association with Western Graphics Workshop, Inc. And Houston Fine Art Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 007484


Forward by John Redhouse. Catalogue Raisonne by Nancy Steen. Commentary by Robert and Hazel Tohe. Signed by artist, R. C. Gorman, on half title page. 254 pp. Grey cloth covers with grey/silver linen spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with significant wear to edges and corners, large tear to front of cover, scuffing and wear to faces, tears to folds on back of jacket that have been "repaired" with scotch tape. Cover corners slightly rubbed, bottom cover edge has... View more info

Four Gallery Talks. University of Nebraska Galleries

By: Anderson Eugene , Emily Schossberger, Harry G. Schrickel, Peter Worth

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 1952

Seller ID: 004591


Number one. February 1952. 72 pp. Xeroxed?/typed copy. Stapled at spine end. Cover is "professionally" printed with a large orange number "1" and black type: University of Nebraska Galleries. Four Gallery Talks. Covers mildly soiled and sunned around edges. Waterstains? on back cover-don't go through. Covers overall Good. Interior is clean, tight, and Very Good+. View more info

ART MUSEUMS AND SCHOOLS: FOUR LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

By: Axson, Stockton; Kenyon Cox; G. Stanley Hall; and Oliver S. Tonks

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Seller ID: 006117


Lectures include: "Museums of Art and Teachers of English" by Stockton Axson; "Museums of Art and Teachers of Art" by Kenyon Cox; "Museums of Art and Teachers of History" by G. Stanley Hall; and "Museums of Art and Teachers of the Classics" by Oliver S. Tonks. The lectures were delivered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course for teachers. 144 pp. Green boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners are rubbe... View more info

STAR PAPERS; OR, EXPERIENCES OF ART AND NATURE

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, J. C. Derby: 1855

Seller ID: 006199


359 pp. Brown cloth covers with blindstamped image on front and back, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed to boards, joints are broken and exposed, spine ends are broken and partially removed. Broken hinges and spine. Light foxing/browning throughout interior. Book in Good condition. View more info

Masterpieces of Painting From the National Gallery of Art

By: Cairns, Huntington (edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1944

Seller ID: 002133


Contains 85 superb color plates of masterpieces of paintings from the National Gallery Of Art, each matched with an interpretive passage from the world's literature. Full page color plates of such artists as Botticelli, El Greco, Rubens, Raphael, Rembrandt, Renoir and others. 182 pp. Burnt red covers. Front cover with gilt lettering and "symbol" of the National Gallery of Art. Spot?/stain? at side edge-could be oil? from hand opening book? Only visible at certain... View more info

Metropolitan Seminars in Art-Great Periods in Painting: 12 Portfolios

By: Canady, John

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art, The: 1959

Seller ID: 002117


"Art Seminars in the Home". Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course on art study. 12 Portfolios: WHAT IS A PAINTING, REALISM, EXPRESSIONISM, ABSTRACTION, COMPOSITION (Pictures as structures), COMPOSITION(Composition as expression), TECHNIQUES(Fresco), TECHNIQUES(Tempera and Oil), TECHNIQUES(Water Color, Pastel, Etching, Engraving), THE ARTIST AS A SOCIAL CRITIC, and THE ARTIST AS A VISIONARY. Each volume has a pocket with colored plates-frameable... View more info

EDUCATION IN THE INDUSTRIAL AND FINE ARTS IN THE UNITED STATES: PART I. DRAWING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

By: Clarke, Isaac Edwards

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1885

Seller ID: 005610


U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education. 842 pp. with index. Ex. lib. with stamp and identification numbers on front freepaper and inside front cover. Brown cloth covers have bumped corners, edges rubbed. Library sticker adhered to bottom of spine. Spine head and tail are bent and fraying, spine separated from interior of book, and joints are rubbed to expose boards. Spine loose within interior pages. Interior page edges are browning, but text is easi... View more info

ROME THE ETERNAL CITY: ITS RELIGIONS, MONUMENTS, LITERATURE, AND ART (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Clement, Clara Erskine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 006525


"In studying the history of a people, nothing can be more interesting than its religion, and nothing more vital to the comprehension of the character of a nation than a knowledge of its initial system of faith and worship." In two volumes. Volume I: 1-422 pp. Volume II: 423-830 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt/blue decorative image and title on front, and faded gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, fading along joints, som... View more info

CEZANNE

By: Cogniat, Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Pantheon Akademische Verlagsanstalt: 1939

Seller ID: 005361


Editions Pierre Tisne, Paris. Printed in France. Text in German. 35 pp. with 112 b/w and color plates, some tipped in. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners are bumped and edges rubbed. Foxing to top page edge. Mild browning on pages. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

CURRIER'S PRICE GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARTISTS 1645-1945 AT AUCTION

By: Currier, William T.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Brockton, Massachusetts, Currier Publications: 1987

Edition: 1987 Edition

Seller ID: 005346


Foreward by Kathryn Corbin. 287 pp. Book is Like New with very little wear and tear. View more info

THE PORTFOLIO: THE PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS OF ALBRECHT DURER; JOHN CROME AND JOHN SELL COTMAN; ARMOUR IN ENGLAND FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE REIGN OF JAMES THE FIRST; THE EARLIER WORK OF TITIAN

By: Cust, Lionel; Laurence Binyon; J. Starkie Gardner; Claude Phillips

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co., Limited: 1897

Seller ID: 006307


Handsomely bound collection of four editions of The Portfolio, Artistic Monographs, With many Illustrations. The Paintings and Drawings of Albrecht Durer: 104 pages with index. John Crome and John Sell Cotman: 104 pages with index. Armour in England from the Earliest Times to the Reign of James the First: 100 pages with index and coloured plates. The Earlier Work of Titian:104 pages with index and coloured plates. Red marbled boards with red leather tips on corners and ... View more info

MUNDO PRIVADO DE PABLO PICASSO

By: Duncan, David Douglas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Ridge Press: 1958

Seller ID: 006097


Written entirely in Spanish, "The Private World of Pablo Picasson" is profusely illustrated with photographs depicting the famous artist with his family. 176 pp. Red marbled boards with red leather spine and tips, gilt lettering on spine. Covers are slightly bowed, scuffing to leather corners, edges are rubbed, spine ends are bumped from shelfwear. Hinges are broken. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

MY HIM BOOK

By: Edwards, Elisa E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, C. R. Gibson & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 006439


Fascinating little book with blank pages for the book's owner to make notes about First Hims, Childhood Hims, High School and College Hims, Sad Hims, National Hims, Popular Hims and Wedding Hims. Unpaginated. Maroon cloth covers with gilt title on front. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed. Endpapers are browning with some foxing spots. Interior tight. Book in VG condition. View more info

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald

By: Fitzgerald, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1946

Seller ID: 002108


Each page with illustrations by Sarkis Katchadourian including 11 color plates. Contents include: Notes about the Artist, Introduction by Edward J. Fitzgerald, Fourth Version of the Rubaiyat--1879, and First Version of the Rubaiyat-- 1859. 138 pp. Tan linen-like covers with colored illustration insert on front cover. spine bottom edge bumped, otherwise covers are VG. One inch tear on side edge of title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Omar Khayyám was... View more info

TREASURES OF MEXICO FROM THE MEXICAN NATIONAL MUSEUMS

By: Hammer, Olga and D'Andrea, Jeanne: (Editors):

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Armand Hammer Foundation: 1978

Seller ID: 002545


Written in both Spanish and English. 206 pp. Wear to cover edges, corners and joints. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good condition. View more info

HUMBUG: THE ART OF P. T. BARNUM

By: Harris, Neil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 007478


"Humbug is both a biography of this master trickster and a quest for the historical Barnum, a study of the audiences whose needs he so brilliantly anticipated. It shows the young Barnum starting out in the age of 'the common man,' the irreverent Jacksonian era, when physical progress and democratic dogmas made Americans extremely sure of their own opinions--and easy prey for the hoaxer." 337 pages with index. Gift inscription from author on half title page. Red c... View more info

CATLIN'S INDIAN GALLERY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Ritchie & Heiss: 1846

Seller ID: 005956


29th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 806. Read, and laid upon the table. July 24, 1846. "The Joint Committee on the Library, to whom was referred the memorial of Mr. Catlin, for the purchase of his gallery of Indian collections and paintings, and also the memorial of American artists abroad, and of American citizens resident in London..." Catlin's Indian Gallery, which is housed at the Smithsonian Institute American Art Museum, is re... View more info

History of Art

By: Janson, Anthony F.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Paramus, NJ, U.S.A., Prentice Hall PTR: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002132


owner's name in red block letters on free endp. otherwise interior is clean, tight and VG+ condition. Glossy covers. Back cover slightly soiled, otherwise VG to VG+. View more info