Описание: What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? This title presents 100 fabulous gowns from the permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is a reminder of the ways fashion reflects the broader culture that created it.
Автор: Sadako Takeda Sharon, Durland Spilker Kaye, Chrism Название: Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915 ISBN: 3791350625 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791350622 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 3724 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Luxurious textiles, exacting tailoring, and lush trimmings abound in this glorious volume that celebrates the evolution of European dress through two centuries.
Автор: Wardropper Ian Название: European Sculpture, 1400-1900 ISBN: 0300175892 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300175899 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4938 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Features masterpieces of sculpture from the Renaissance through the 19th century.
Автор: Stefano Zuffi Название: Masters of Art: Durer ISBN: 3791346571 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791346571 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 651 р. 930.00-30% Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This generously illustrated volume on the work of D?rer makes the world’s greatest art accessible to readers of every level of appreciation.
Название: Etruscan Art: In the Metropolitan Museum of Art ISBN: 0300179537 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300179538 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 3457 р. 4938.00-30% Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: This informative and engaging book on the Museum's outstanding collection of Etruscan art also provides an introduction to the fascinating and diverse culture of ancient Etruria, which thrived in central Italy from about 900 to 100 B.C. Masterpieces of the collection include seventh-century B.C. objects from the Monteleone di Spoleto tomb group (including the famous, remarkably well-preserved, bronze chariot), intricate gold jewellery, carved gems, and wonderful ambers. For the first time in more than 70 years, this incredible body of work is published in an informative and engaging book that draws upon decades of exhaustive research. "Etruscan Art" opens with short histories of pre-Roman Italy, Etruscan Studies, and the Metropolitan's collection, followed by chronological analyses of tomb groups, types of objects, and individual objects. The closing section features forgeries, pastiches, and objects of uncertain authenticity, all previously thought to be genuine. Richard De Puma, one of the foremost experts on Etruscan art, provides an invaluable new contribution to the study of ancient Italy.
Описание: Exploring the relationship between image and text, this title considers how both media aided the development and transmission of scientific knowledge. Presenting images found throughout Europe in works on natural history, medicine, horticulture and garden design, and studies of birds, and animals, it emphasizes their artistic and scientific value.
Описание: Carpets made in the "Rug Belt"--an area that includes Morocco, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and northern India--have been a source of fascination and collecting since the 13th century. This engaging and accessible book explores the history, design techniques, materials, craftsmanship, and socioeconomic contexts of these works, promoting a better understanding and appreciation of these frequently misunderstood pieces. Fifty-five examples of Islamic carpets are illustrated with new photographs and revealing details. The lively texts guide readers, teaching them "how to read" clues present in the carpets. Walter B. Denny situates these carpets within the cultural and social realm of their production, be it a nomadic encampment, a rural village, or an urban workshop. This is an essential guide for students, collectors, and professionals who want to understand the art of the Islamic carpet.
Portraits and genre scenes by the great Dutch painter Frans Hals (1582/83-1666) are celebrated for their immediacy and dazzling brushwork. His dramatic compositions and bold technique brought his subjects to life in an unprecedented way. This book focuses upon eleven major works by Hals from the Metropolitan Museum's collection, supplemented by two Hals paintings from private collections and a selection of other Dutch paintings and prints.
The pictures included here span forty years of Hals's career, from the early "Merrymakers at Shrovetide" of about 1616 to engaging portraits he painted in Haarlem during his later years. The author discusses the formation of Hals's style, emphasizing his stay in Antwerp in 1616 and his knowledge of Flemish masters and of contemporary critical thinking. For the first time, Hals's work is considered in the context of broader European trends, in particular the Early Baroque movement that flourished in Antwerp during the 1600s.
Описание: Paintings by Renaissance masters Lucas Cranach the Elder, Albrecht Durer, and Hans Holbein the Younger are among the works featured in this lavish volume, the first to comprehensively study the largest collection of early German paintings in America. These works, created in the 14th through 16th centuries in the region that comprises present-day Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, include religious images - such as "Virgin and Child with Saint Anne" by Durer and the double-sided altarpiece "The Dormition of the Virgin" by Hans Schaufelein - as well as remarkable portraits by Holbein and the iconic "Judgment of Paris" by Cranach. In all, more than 70 works are thoroughly discussed and analyzed, making this volume an incomparable resource for the study of this rich artistic period.
Описание: The 14th century in Italian art is a very rich one, and Professor White's book gives architecture equal weight with painting and sculpture. The story of the Gothic style and the prehistory of the Renaissance is given: all the facts are related, but also the works of art are described with insight and for their own sakes, and not simply as data for fitting into schemes and theories. Among the great names are those of Arnolfo di Cambio, the Pisani, Cavallini, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, and the Lorenzetti; among the buildings S. Croce, S. Maria Novella, the cathedral and the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, and the cathedrals of Siena, Orvieto, and Milan, as well as churches, castles, and civic buildings from the Val d'Aosta to Sicily. The third edition of this work includes colour illustrations and incorporates textual revisions and an updated bibliography.
Автор: Metropolitan Museum of Art Название: Van Gogh 2016 Wall Calendar ISBN: 1419717448 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419717444 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 664 р. 948.00-30% Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.)
Автор: Jochen Sander Название: Albrecht Durer: His Art in Context ISBN: 3791353179 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791353173 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Цена: 5173 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This magnificent volume considers every aspect of Albrecht Durer's astonishing oeuvre. Thematically arranged, the selection of paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, and illustrated books comprise a highly diverse and accomplished body of work. In order to fully understand Durer's reputation as one of the most important artists of his time, this volume also includes works by his predecessors and contemporaries. By comparing and contrasting these works, and by understanding Durer's influences and inspirations, readers can see for themselves the technical prowess and emotional power of Durer's art. Interspersed throughout the book are fascinating essays that address such topics as Italian influences on Durer's art, the Heller Altarpiece, his workshop, his journey to the Netherlands, and his role as inventor of the humanist iconography.
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