Автор: Debby Dubay Название: Collecting Hand Painted Limoges Porcelain ISBN: 0764318861 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764318863 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 27360 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: It is said that art is a universal language and this book communicates eloquently, revealing to the reader hundreds of antique, hand-painted pieces of Limoges porcelain, each an exquisite masterpiece. Over 400 beautiful, full color photographs show stunning examples of hand-painted jardini?res, punch bowls, spittoons, dinnerware, cups and saucers, cake plates, and more. Limoges boxes are highly collectible today and there is a special section devoted to these lovely, useful objects, each as unique as the talented individual who painted it. The thorough yet concise text defines the arduous process of hand painting on china that has been passed down through the centuries. This is the first book to provide names and biographical information of individual, female, American china painters and highlights their accomplishments and contributions to the art of painting on porcelain. The comprehensive marks section of Limoges and reproduction marks makes this book an invaluable reference and resource guide. Values for every item are included in the captions.
Автор: Neel Alice, Walker Barry, Lewison Jeremy Название: Alice Neel: Painted Truths ISBN: 0300163320 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300163322 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 29390 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Widely regarded as one of the most important American painters of the twentieth century, Alice Neel is internationally recognized for her contributions to Abstract Expressionism, especially her perceptive portraiture. Neel (1900-1984) was a portrait painter at a time when this was traditionally the role of a male artist. After ascending to prominence in the 1960s as the feminist movement gained momentum, she has remained an iconic figure in the history of American painting. A self-proclaimed 'collector of souls', Neel often painted friends and family, as well as the celebrated artists and writers of her day, such as Andy Warhol, Frank O'Hara, and Meyer Shapiro, delving into personalities and idiosyncrasies with a rare frankness. "Alice Neel: Painted Truths" brings together a collection of paintings that demonstrate Neel's range and ability, along with insightful commentary from four leading art historians. Although the book focuses on her portraits, it also covers the artist's early social realist paintings and cityscapes, tracing the evolution of Neel's style and examining themes that she revisited throughout her career.
Автор: Eckstein Nicholas A. Название: Painted Glories: The Brancacci Chapel in Renaissance Florence ISBN: 0300187661 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300187663 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 26130 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Today, tens of thousands of people visit the Brancacci Chapel annually to gaze at the brilliant frescoes of Saint Peter`s life. This examination positions the frescoes at the heart of Tuscan society and culture. It explores the Chapel`s history, medieval culture, and art patronage.
Автор: Vidal Название: Watteau`s Painted Conversations ISBN: 0300054807 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300054804 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 26130 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Antoine Watteau painted his "fetes galantes" during a period in which the art of polite conversation flourished in France. In this study, Mary Vidal shows that
conversation was central to Watteau's images of sociability, providing the framework for figural and formal relationships even in his military, mythological, theatrical and religious works.
Vidal argues that Watteau's painted conversations were not mere literal descriptions of social behaviour but repesented conversation as part of an aesthetic, linguistic and ethical
system, as an art of living.
Vidal shows that Watteau's focus on cnverstion was related to developments in the 17th- and 18th-century France: the rise and elaboration of an
art of conversation, the connection between polite discourse and the redefinition of the nobility, the flourishng of women's salons in Paris and the development of the literary genre of the
written conversation. Watteau recognised speech as the central sign system in French society and he identified the characteristics of fine conversation in his new manner of painting.
Through this analogy, he presented the artistic process itself as the main concern of the elite artist, in contrast to the scholarly, text-dependent image of the Academy.
choosing conversation as his subject, Watteau associated his art with polite society. In his conversational artmaking, Watteau set up dialogic relationships between spoken words and
images, art and society, viewer and painting. Often regarded as merely erotic and decorative, this books shows his painted conversations to be also works of substance, ideas and
Автор: Keith & Thomas Waterbrook-Clyde Название: Atelier Le Tallec® Hand Painted Limoges Porcelain: For Connoisseurs, Royalty, and Tiffany & Company® ISBN: 0764317083 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764317088 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 35570 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The hand painted Limoges porcelain from the Paris decorating studio Atelier Le Tallec*TM, dating from 1930 through 2002, are displayed in over 490 vivid color photographs. Limoges bells, boxes, candlesticks, and vases to dinnerware, apothecary jars, ginger jars, chocolate pots, and tea sets are shown in a variety of patterns, including chinoiseries, figurals, florals, foliage, fauna of land, sea, and air, insects, geometric forms, and abstracts. Engaging text provides a brief history of Atelier Le Tallec and its artists (including Atelier Le Tallec himself), examines the studios marks, and organizes the patterns by their styles. A bibliography, index, and current market values are included. This book will charm everyone with an eye for beauty.
Название: Painted Buddhas of Xinjiang ISBN: 0714124109 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714124100 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 15390 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Hidden away beneath the mountains of Xinjiang are a series of caves along what was once the Silk Road. After 30 years of negotiation, photographer Reza finally gained permission to visit the caves and explore their extraordinary frescoes.
Название: Painted Facades Of Florence: Fom the 15th to the 19th Century ISBN: 8870384241 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788870384246 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 27990 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Presents a historic and artistic discussion of the subject, analysing open-air works of art.
Автор: Lauren P. Della Monica Название: Painted Landscapes ISBN: 0764343580 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764343582 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 32830 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This book explores American landscape painting today, its relevance in the contemporary art world, and its historic roots. This volume profiles sixty individual living artists whose contributions distinguish important aspects of the genre and address land use, nature appreciation, and ecology through landscape painting. Encompassing every style from traditional realism (with a contemporary edge) to abstraction and non-objectivity, these contemporary artists range from todays art stars to emerging or regionally recognized talent in the eastern, western, and southwestern regions of the nation. An additional chapter addresses urban landscapes nationally. The range of styles and reputations presented creates an encompassing survey of the trends and enduring elements in this genre of painting and the art market today.
Автор: Losty, J. P. Название: Sita Ram`s Painted Views of India ISBN: 0500518270 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500518274 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 21550 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Lord Hastings's journal of his travels from Calcutta to the Punjab in 1814–1815 records the events and views of this journey accompanied by 200 large watercolour illustrations by Sita Ram. This book includes an edited version of the journal charting his passage through the India of the early nineteenth century. Though Sita Ram’s picturesque paintings were a sharp departure from the accurate ‘Company’ views of Indian monuments, they nonetheless revealed his eye for architectural detail. Taking the readers along as part of Lord Hastings's party, J. P. Losty brings alive the seventeen- month long expedition in a flotilla of 220 boats from Barrackpore past Patna, Benares, Allahabad and Cawnpore, and then overland to Lucknow, Delhi and the Punjab, through Sita Ram’s never-before-published paintings of Colonial India.
Автор: Randy Walker Название: Painted Ladies ISBN: 0887403921 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887403927 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 16420 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Todays nose art has become the rule and not the exception throughout the bomber and tanker fores of Strategic Air Command, and although Tactical Air Command frowns on non-standard markings of any sort, several TAC gained Air National Guard units have artwork on their aircraft. Tradition plays a large part in modem nose art. As shown in Randy Walkers new book cartoons and sexy ladies have returned. Names like "Memphis Belle", "Chow Hound" and "Maid in the USA", that once went to war on B-17s and B-24s are now carried by B-52s and FB-111s, as well as many other modem aircraft. This modem nose art is often applied by a professional artist, though it is sometimes painted by members of the unit, and in the process some excellent artwork has been created.
Автор: Richard Rendall Название: Hand-painted porcelain plates: nineteenth century to the present ISBN: 0764316923 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764316920 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 39350 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Elegant, hand-painted porcelain plates were popularly produced as decorative fine arts during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Created by some of the most influential potteries and decorating houses in England and Europe, examples here include plates from Brown-Westhead, Moore & Company*TM, Davenport*TM, Doulton*TM, Feuillet*TM, Camille Le Tallec*TM, Meissen*TM, Minton*TM, Se*\vres*TM, and Wedgwood*TM. Over 675 beautiful full color images display lovely portraits, romantic landscapes and city scenes, still-life paintings, and floral arrangements. The engaging text provides concise histories of the factories, decorating studios, the artisans with the marks employed by each, an extensive bibliography, and an index. Current values are found in the captions. This book will be enjoyed by anyone who appreciates fine art and will inspire artists, collectors, and designers.
Автор: Serres Alain Название: And Picasso Painted Guernica ISBN: 1741759943 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781741759945 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 9230 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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