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ROMANTIC REVOLUTION

By: Blanning, T. C. W.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000045486

ISBN: 0753828650

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A compelling and persuasive account of how the Romantic Movement permanentl y changed the way we see things and express ourselves. Three great revolutions rocked the world around 1800. The first two - the F rench Revolution and the Industrial Revolution - have inspired the greatest volume of literature. But the third - the romantic revolution - was perhap s the most fundamental and far-reaching. From Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Burns, to Beethov... View more info

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GLOBAL INTERESTS: RENAISSANCE ART BETWEEN EAST AND WEST

By: Brotton, Jerry

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Reaktion Books: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000020760

ISBN: 1861891660

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: 'This fascinating book provided me with a whole new way of thinking about t he European Renaissance ... While offereing a series of elegant interpretat ions of art objects exchanged between East and West... this is also an epic story of imperial rivalry exploring the ways in which courts jostled for s upremacy through their display of magnificent art objects, many of which ar e beautifully reproduced here' - The Good Book Guide 'Books of the Year' 'C ultural history needs the wider perspective [the authors] enjoin, and, as t heir reflections sug... View more info

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NEOCLASSICISM AND ROMANTICISM, 1750-1850: SOURCES AND DOCUMENTS (SOURCES & DOCUMENTS IN HISTORY OF ART), VOLUME 2 RESTORATION /

By: Eitner, Lorenz Edwin Alfred (Compiler)

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000035929

ISBN: 0136109152

Condition: Good


Includes the revival of institutions, the Christian revival, Nature-Philoso phy, Goethe, Ruskin, Constable, Turner, Baudelaire, etc. 174p. View more info

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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES (EIGHTH EDITION)

By: Gardner, Helen

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Harcourt Publishers Group (A: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000022516

ISBN: 0155037633

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib:(no dustcove r) Examining not only traditional pieces but also works made for the non-elite, this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated history of world art reveals how art reflects and participates in the artists' view of the world in which they live, from the prehistoric world through the twentieth century. View more info

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SEX OR SYMBOL? EROTIC IMAGES OF GREECE AND ROME

By: Johns, Catherine

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000026401

ISBN: 0714117137

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition: Investigating overt sexual representations in the art of Greek and Roman life, Johns explains that many of the objects which Victorians found shocking were not all intended to have an erotic purpose. Many had a religious and apotropaic function, and also shed light on social mores of the time. View more info

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FROM GIOTTO TO CEZANNE: A CONCISE HISTORY OF PAINTING (WORLD OF ART)

By: Levey, Michael

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000046641

ISBN: 0500200246

Condition: Very Good


From Giotto to Cezanne: A Concise History of Painting Michael Levey. 549 co lor illustrations. "Outstanding...accurate, free from prejudice, always nea t, often stimulating. No better introduction to Western painting has eve be en produced." (The Sunday Times). " combining serious scholorship with a pr esentation simple enough to interest the general reader and employing a sta ndard of reproduction good enough to make the result both an intellectual a nd an aesthetic pleasure." ( the Burlington magazine). View more info

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MOVEMENTS IN ART SINCE 1945 (WORLD OF ART)

By: Lucie-Smith, Edward

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000046752

ISBN: 0500201978

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This classic account of the history of the visual arts from the end of World War II to the new millennium has now been completely rewritten, revised, expanded, and updated.The fifth edition reflects the latest developments in a wide-ranging introduction and nine new chapters that deal with the radical transformations that have taken place in contemporary art. Among the topics covered are the increasing dominance of photography, film, and video, and th... View more info

EGYPTIAN CIVILIZATION DAILY LIFE

By: Roveri, Anna Maria Donadoni

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Egyptian Museum of Turin: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009311

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A superb first edition protected in a slipcase, illustrated b/w and colour photos throughout,Folio - over 12" - 15" tall; Since 1842 the city of Turin has been the custodian of one of the most comprehensive and precious collections of ancient Egyptian art. This uses that unique collection to illustrate and describe daily life in Egypt during ancient times. View more info

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GREAT HOUSEWIVES OF ART REVISITED

By: Swain, Sally

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000042692

ISBN: 0586213945

Condition: Good


The sequel to "Great Housewives of Art", this is a collection of 25 pastich es featuring the unsung women behind the great artists, and art movements, of history. Characters featured include Mrs Rembrandt defrosting the fridge . Synopsis The sequel to "Great Housewives of Art", this is a collection of 25 pastiches featuring the unsung women behind the great artists, and art movements, of history. Characters featured include Mrs Rembrandt defrosting the fridge. View more info

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ART ON THE EDGE AND OVER: SEARCHING FOR ART'S MEANING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIE TY, 1970S-1990S

By: Weintraub, Linda

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Art Insights, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000022486

ISBN: 0965198812

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib. In this highly accessible introduction to American art since the 1970's, Linda Weintraub offers a museum goers a readable exploration of some of the most important artists and movements of the past decades. View more info

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ART OF AROUSAL: A CELEBRATION OF EROTIC ART THROUGHOUT HISTORY

By: Westheimer, Dr. Ruth

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publish: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000042040

ISBN: 1568331673

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Art of Arousal: A Celebration of Erotic Art Throughout History by Dr. Ruth Westheimer The Art of Arousal brings together 120 of the most engagingly erotic paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings from diverse eras and cultures. View more info