Описание: Durer and Beyond presents a selection of 100 works from the Metropolitan Museum's outstanding collection of German, Swiss, Austrian, and Bohemian drawings. Featured are numerous drawings by Albrecht Durer, including his celebrated study sheet with a self-portrait. In addition to drawings by major artists such as Martin Schongauer, Albrecht Altdorfer, Urs Graf, Hans Holbein the Younger, Friedrich Sustris, and Wenceslaus Hollar, the selection also highlights work by lesser known but equally superb draftsmen from the 14th to the end of the 17th century.
Richly illustrated and fully documented with artist biographies, comparative illustrations, and enlightening commentary on the variety, quality, and purpose of the featured drawings, this book makes a significant scholarly contribution to a field that has not been widely explored.
Описание: As the oldest and largest museum in Japan, the Tokyo National Museum houses a vast collection of culturally important artworks. This title highlights twenty-six masterpieces from this esteemed collection that tell the story of the country`s artistic development from the prehistoric Jomon era through the 19th century.
Описание: With a collection of works spanning ancient to contemporary art, the Princeton University Art Museum is one of the leading museums in the country. This comprehensive guide provides a detailed look at the museum`s holdings and its history. It also includes descriptive texts on each work written by the museum`s curatorial staff and guest authors.
Описание: The authors take a look at a variety of types of painting by artists such as Holbein, Raphael, Titian and Bronzino providing insight into the meanings of individual pictures and their purpose as they explore the materials, procedures, practices and the social position of the artist of the 1500s.
Описание: The art of the Dutch Masters in the Golden Age is among the most popular ever created. Artists featured in this volume include Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Pieter de Hooch, Jan Steen, Willem Claesz Heda and many others, making this a thorough survey the world of Dutch art in the 17th century. Packed with 200 colour photos, but produced as an affordable paperback, this is a beautiful gift book.
Описание: Features a compendium of the Metropolitan Museum`s finest European paintings dating from 1800 to 1920. This work focuses on French art of this period, of which the Museum possesses the most comprehensive collection outside of France; however, it also includes pictures by artists of other nationalities.
Описание: Visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art every day of the year with this exciting desk calendar featuring 315 vivid masterpieces from the Met. The pages are stored in a box with a die-cut frame window, which converts into a standing easel. At the beginning of each day, the front sheet is turned to reveal another glowing work of art.
Representing the Met's vast collection of over 2 million works of art and 17 curatorial departments, this calendar features exquisite paintings, drawings, sculpture, musical instruments, photography, arms and armour, decorative arts, jewelry, and costume. It also includes detailed information about each work.
Описание: The Art Institute of Chicago houses one of the world`s greatest collections of late- 19th-century French art. This book highlights more than 100 of the museum`s masterpieces, from the bold works of Edouard Manet, an important figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism, to Claude Monet`s light-filled paintings.
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