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: 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: A companion to the bestselling book The Louvre: All the Paintings, this beautiful card deck features 150 paintings - one on each card - with a full-size image on the front and fascinating information about the work of art on the back.
Название: Age of Rembrandt in New York: Dutch Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art ISBN: 0300124066 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300124064 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 1865 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: The Metropolitan Museum`s extraordinary holdings of Dutch paintings include works by Frans Hals, Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch, and others. This account traces the formation of the Metropolitan`s collection from its beginnings in 1871 onwards.
Описание: Beautifully reproduced masterpieces showcase Caravaggio's genius in a unique, highly educational, and enjoyable format. Published to coincide with an exhibition at Rome's Scudrie del Quirinale on the four hundredth anniversary of Caravaggio's death, this magnificent book reproduces fifty of his most important works from great museums around the world. Each work is accompanied by a page of die-cut windows that help the reader focus on specific aspects of each painting and features captions that highlight the most important details or subtle symbolism embedded in a painting. Called the most famous painter in Rome during his lifetime, Caravaggio is credited with bringing realism to painting, refining the technique of chiaroscuro, and inspiring the rise of the baroque. Among the masterpieces included are "Boy with a Basket of Fruit, Bacchus, John the Baptist, Medusa, Judith Beheading Holofernes, Amor Victorious, Ecce Homo "and "The Flagellation of Christ."
Описание: Presents 149 of the Art Institute`s treasured European and American paintings, from the Renaissance to the 1990s, with each work reproduced in full colour and accompanied by a short, engaging text. This title also features a sampling of the museum`s world-renowned collection of French Impressionist paintings.
Описание: A comprehensive publication on English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish paintings and pastels by artists born before 1841 in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ranging in date from the late 16th through the third quarter of the 19th century, it includes 140 works that are by such major artists as Peake, Lely, Hogarth, and, Reynolds.
Описание: Now available in a sleek and nicely priced new format, this book reveals why Giorgio Morandi is considered one of the most accomplished painters of his generation.
Автор: Hearn Название: How To Read Chinese Paintings ISBN: 0300141874 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300141870 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 1975 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Chinese often use the expression du hua, 'to read a painting', in connection with their study and appreciation of such works. This volume closely 'reads'
thirty-six masterpieces of Chinese painting from the encyclopaedic collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in order to reveal the major characteristics and themes of this rich
pictorial tradition. Using accessible texts and numerous large colour details, this book examines multiple layers of meaning: style, technique, symbolism, past traditions, and the artist's
A dynastic chronology, map, and list of further readings supplement the text.Spanning a thousand years of Chinese art, these landscapes, flowers,
birds, figures, religious subjects, and calligraphies illuminate the main goal of every Chinese artist: to capture not only the outer appearance of a subject but also its inner essence.
Описание: This stylishly illustrated guide parses the visual vocabulary to understand, investigate, and interpret seminal fashions and styles. The perfect companion for fashionistas and anyone interested in a better understanding of how fashions and styles evolve, this is the first book of its kind aimed at a general audience. Both dip-in reference and stylish resource, it covers 200 years of fashion history, as well as ancillary subjects such as jewelry, accessories, and hairstyling, showing how different looks and styles are interconnected through time. Fashion is defined by the newest and very latest, yet fashion designers are constantly taking inspiration from the past. Well-known classics of yesteryear as well as more obscure designs and styles from the deeper past are constantly recycled and reinvented by the latest generation of designers and stylists. Identified in this handy volume are all the main fashion trends of the past 200 years, as well as how they relate to contemporary styles. From Neo-Classical to Gothic, Streamline Modernism to Punk, Military, and Designer Branding, this is perfect for anyone who has ever wondered about the origins of the little black dress or why the Chanel bag is known as the 2:55 bag.
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