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Cover for Paintings on Stone
Ed. Judith W. Mann

Paintings on Stone

Science and the Sacred 1530–1800
Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred examines a fascinating tradition long overlooked by art historians – stone surfaces used to create stunning portraits, mythological scenes, and sacred images. Written by an international team of scholars, the catalogue reveals the significance of these paintings, their complex meanings, and their technical virtuosity.
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49,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Roland Enke et al.

“The most beautiful pastel ever seen”

The Chocolate Girl by Jean-Étienne Liotard in the Dresden Gemäldegalerie
The Chocolate Girl is one of the most famous works by the Genevan artist Jean-Étienne Liotard. This richly illustrated volume leads the reader through the age in which it was created during the French-inspired Rococo and into the Vienna of Empress Maria Theresa, where the work was painted. It also explains the art of pastel painting, in which this enchanting work has been executed.
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32,00 £ [UK]
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Cover for Maria Theresa and the Arts
Ed. Georg Lechner et al.
The 300th birthday of Empress Maria Theresia provides an opportunity to examine her outstanding interest in the fine arts. At the invitation of the reforming monarch a large number of painters, sculptors and other artists in Austria and abroad found a wealth of work opportunities. Correspondingly, this era has left its mark on the countries of the former Habsburg monarchy to this day.
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38,00 £ [UK]
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Rudolf Berliner

Ornamental Design Prints

From the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Century
With their overwhelming wealth of forms, prints of designs of historic ornaments are a source of boundless inspiration for graphic artists and designers. They also allow collectors and art historians to reliably date works and classify styles. This cornucopia of design, published here for the first time in English, contains the finest images from the famous, hitherto out-of-print, and seminal work by Rudolf Berliner.
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29,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Andreas Blühm

Alexandre Cabanel

The Tradition of Beauty Englische Ausgabe
When the exhibition that sparked the publication of this book opened in the artist’s home-town of Montpellier towards the end of 2010, it was hailed as the »rebirth of a 19th Century master« and the rediscovery of a great painter. Amazingly, this volume is the first comprehensive retrospective of the life and works of the artist.
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29,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Mariantonia Reinhard-Felice

The Secret Armoire

Corot's Figure Paintings and the World of Reading
The outstanding painting A Girl Reading by Camille Corot (1796–1875) is placed in the context of a selection of Corot’s paintings and drawings providing a key to his creative output in the genre of figure painting.
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29,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Agnes Husslein-Arco

Anton Romako

Admiral Tegetthoff in the Naval Battle of Lissa
Anton Romako’s painting of “Admiral Tegetthoff in the Naval Battle of Lissa” is now celebrated as a visionary work, and is part of the canon of European art of the 19th century. This richly illustrated book traces the history of the picture and places it in the historical, military, and artistic context of its age.
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28,00 £ [UK]
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Paul von Lichtenberg

Mohn & Kothgasser

Transparent bemaltes Biedermeierglas Transparent-Enamelled Biedermeier Glass
This unique reference book compares the artistic glass enamels of Samuel and Gottlob Mohn with those of Anton Kothgasser. The book explores the differences and similarities in decoration and painting by showing important glasses in museums and otherwise inaccessible private collections, with never-before-seen essays, photographs and enlarged details.
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140,00 £ [UK]
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new
Ed. Thomas Zuhr

All the Beauty at Hand

A Brief History of Hirmer Publishers
Founded in 1948, Hirmer Publishers soon established a name for art books produced to the highest standards. Over the past decade they have become equally well-known in English-speaking countries, with a reputation as one of the most prestigious publishers in this field. This survey of English titles from 2010 to 2020 encompasses a wealth of subjects across the centuries, from antiquity to the modern age.  
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13,95 £ [UK]
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released on 12/2021
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Ed. Katharina Hoins et al.

Thomas Gainsborough

The Modern Landscape
Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88) is one of the great European painters of the 18th century. This volume is the first to present the English artist as a pivotal figure in the development of “modern” landscape painting, a genre in which his painterly experiments were particularly innovative.
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