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Artistic theory in Italy 1450 1600
Blunt, Anthony,
ISBN: 0198810504
Oxford University Press, London, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Monochrome plates. Reprint. previous owner's name on the first page, page edges slightly darker with age, internally clean. 12 plates illustrate the book. It includes a bibliography & index. This book is intended for the student of Italian painting who may feel that it is not enough to study the works of art left by the painters of the Italian Renaissance, but that a full comprehension can be gained of these works and of the different movements in the arts if we also know what the artists were consciously aiming at. It deals with artistic theory of the Italian Renaissance in its fully developed form, and is therefore primarily concerned with the 16th century. Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 168, [6] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Monochrome plates. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; Italy; 16th century; ISBN: 0198810504. ISBN/EAN: 9780198810506. Inventory No: 0273331. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0273331  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Courbet, the studio of the painter
Nicolson, Benedict,
ISBN: 0713903708
Allen Lane, London, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Courbet, Gustave 1819 1877. First Edition. At the rear of the book there is a folding coloured plate of the painting "the studio of the painter", which is analysed throughout the book with enlargements, and a couple of drawings, and there is also a biographical essay on the artist with illustrations taken from art, and photography. There are in the margins of the book occasional pencil lines bracketing a point of interest. previous owner's details at the top of the 2nd page. Each volume in this series discusses a famous painting or sculpture is both image and idea in its context whether stylistic, technical, literary, psychological, religious, social or political. From the editorial introduction by John Fleming and Hugh HonourThe dust jacket has a small split at the top of the front fold over and at the top of the spine, and is price clipped. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Courbet, Gustave 1819 1877. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; ISBN: 0713903708. ISBN/EAN: 9780713903706. Inventory No: 0273303. Very Good Condition
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Book Number: 0273303  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Meditations on a Hobby Horse and Other Essays on the Theory of Art
Gombrich, E. H.,
ISBN: 0714818305
Phaidon Press, London, 1978. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. reprint. preface by author, notes, bibliographical note, list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with 140 black-and-white photographic reproductions of artwork. Essays by the author on art in its various forms and its various expressions. second-hand copy, previous owners details at the top of the title page, no other annotations, no underlining and no damage. third edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 8), IX-XII, 184 pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; Art & Design. ISBN: 0714818305. ISBN/EAN: 9780714818306. Inventory No: 0277242. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Painting in the twentieth century Volume One an analysis of the artists and their work
Haftmann, Werner,
Praeger, New York, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. The section headings are: the turning point in art; towards expression; the magical experience of reality; towards a comprehensive style between the wars; the contemporary scene art since 1945 Small creases on the front cover and lower left-hand corner of the rear panel, insect damage to the top right-hand corner of the first page, previous owner's details on the first page, no other damage. Includes short biographies of the artists, and index of names, and subject index. The book was first published in 1961, and has been reprinted here as an eighth printing Size: Trade Paperback. 443 pages. Previous owner's name at the top of the 1st page, browning of the page edges, no other damage.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; 20th century; Inventory No: 0273286. Very Good Condition
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Renderings: Critical Essays On A Century Of Modern Art
Kozloff, Max,
ISBN: 028970054X
Studio Vista, London, 1968. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "My intention has been to provide a process-record of critical attitudes shaped by an awareness of the important, short fused artistic events since Abstract Expressionism (regardless of whether the topic is immediately contemporary)." Page 13 previous owner's details at the top of the first page, no other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; ISBN: 028970054X. ISBN/EAN: 9780289700549. Inventory No: 0273316. Very Good Condition
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Theories Of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists & Critics
Chipp, Herschel B. with contributions by Peter Selz & Joshua Taylor,
ISBN: 0520014502
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Front cover has a crease, reading creases on the spine, rubbing of the edges of the softcover binding, internally clean, and appears to be free of annotation, illustrated reproductions of artworks, photographs, & some diagrams. the main sections of the book are post-Impressionism, symbolism and other subjectivist tendencies, fauvism and expressionism, Cubism, futurism, Neoplasticism and constructivism, Dada, surrealism, art and politics the artist and the social order, contemporary art the autonomy of the work in art book comes with appendix, bibliography, & index. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; ISBN: 0520014502. ISBN/EAN: 9780520014503. Inventory No: 0273285. Very Good Condition
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Ut Pictura Poesis the Humanistic Theory of Painting
Lee, Rensselaer,
ISBN: 039300399x
Norton, New York, 1970. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Previous owner's name, two small chips, first page and title page, no other damage. A celebrated study of artistic theory and literary basis in the Renaissance and baroque Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. viii, 79, [33] paqes. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art theory; ISBN: 039300399x. ISBN/EAN: 9780393003994. Inventory No: 0273128. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Book Number: 0273128  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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