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TOWARDS SKYSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY

por SILVA, FABIO

2018 OXBOW BOOKS

TOWARDS SKYSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY

This volume looks at archaeoastronomical theory and method from the point of view of archaeology This book highlights current limitations and suggests what needs to be addressed and overcome for ...

pvp.30.9 €

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PRIDE AND PERSECUTION: JAN STEEN'S OLD TESTAMENT SCENES

por WENLEY, R.

2017 PAUL HOLBERTON PUBLISHING

PRIDE AND PERSECUTION: JAN STEEN'S OLD TESTAMENT SCENES

The Leiden-born artist Jan Steen (1626 1679) is widely admired as one of the most engaging and technically brilliant painters of the Dutch Golden Age. This volume accompanies an exhibition ...

pvp.28.0 €

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GERHARD RICHTER Vol.5 "CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ AB CA. WERKNUMMER 853/1 AB 1998"

Gerhard Richter's oeuvre embraces in excess of three thousand individual works. Over a period of five decades he has created a stylistically heterogeneous, complex body of work that testifies to ...

pvp.310.0 €

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GERHARD RICHTER Vol.5 "CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ AB CA. WERKNUMMER 853/1 AB 1998"

Gerhard Richter's oeuvre embraces in excess of three thousand individual works. Over a period of five decades he has created a stylistically heterogeneous, complex body of work that testifies to ...

pvp.310.0 €

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STUDIES IN THE ISLAMIC DECORATIVE ARTS

por HILLENBRAND, R.

2017 PINDAR PRESS

STUDIES IN THE ISLAMIC DECORATIVE ARTS

Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the ...

pvp.277.0 €

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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF NAPOLÉON "THE BRUNO LEDOUX COLLECTION"

A timeless symbol of power and ambition, Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) spent decades expanding Frances empire, enjoying magnificent success and suffering crushing defeats. Featuring more than 400 never-before-seen objects, The Private ...

pvp.52.0 €

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ESTUDIOS ARQUEOLÓGICOS DEL ÁREA VESUBIANA II

por CALDERÓN SÁNCHEZ, MACARENA

2017 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

ESTUDIOS ARQUEOLÓGICOS DEL ÁREA VESUBIANA II

El presente libro es la continuación de Estudios Arqueológicos del Área Vesubiana I. Ambos son recopilaciones de investigaciones - en su mayoría, españolas - sobre los yacimientos de Pompeya, Herculano, ...

pvp.88.0 €

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OF MODERNISM

por BROCKINGTON, GRACE

2017 PAUL HOLBERTON PUBLISHING

OF MODERNISM

A fascinating cross-section of current research in modernist art history, at the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship, with essays by pupils of the renowned scholar Professor Christopher Green. Of Modernism ...

pvp.40.0 €

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PICASSO PERPIGNAN "LE CERCLE DE L'INTIME 1953-1955"

Première exposition temporaire du nouveau musée d'art Hyacinthe Rigaud, celle---ci bénéficie du soutien et de la dynamique du projet « Picasso Méditerranée », initié par le musée Picasso---Paris et qui ...

pvp.29.0 €

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ABSTRACTION IN REVERSE "THE RECONFIGURED SPECTATOR IN MID-TWENTIETH-CENTURY LATIN AMERICAN ART"

During the mid-twentieth century, Latin American artists working in several different cities radically altered the nature of modern art. Reimagining the relationship of art to its public, these artists granted ...

pvp.57.0 €

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MOLLUSCS IN ARCHAEOLOGY: METHODS, APPROACHES AND APPLICATIONS

The subject of 'Molluscs in Archaeology has not been dealt with collectively for several decades. This new volume in Oxbows Studying Scientific Archaeology series addresses many aspects of molluscs in ...

pvp.40.0 €

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THE ART OF BRUTALISM RESCUING HOPE FROM CATASTROPHE IN 1950S BRITAIN

por HIGHMORE, BEN

2017 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

THE ART OF BRUTALISM RESCUING HOPE FROM CATASTROPHE IN 1950S BRITAIN

While most famously associated with numerous mid-century architects, Brutalism was a style of visual art that was also adopted by painters, sculptors, printmakers, and photographers. Taking into account Brutalist work ...

pvp.49.0 €

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LOMBARD LEGACY " CULTURAL STRATEGIES AND THE VISUAL ARTS IN EARLY MEDIEVAL ITALY"

Using the great south-Italian monastery of San Vincenzo al Volturno, one of the best preserved monasteries of the earliest Middle Ages, as a case-study and heuristic paradigm, John Mitchell has ...

pvp.250.0 €

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EGON SCHIELE "DRAWING THE WORLD"

por SCHRÖDER, KLAUS ALBRECHT

2017 HIRMER VERLAG MUNCHEN

EGON SCHIELE "DRAWING THE WORLD"

Inspiration from Schieles private circumstances as well as from the art of antiquity, the Byzantine period and even the age of the Baroque will help to provide the key to ...

pvp.65.0 €

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EGON SCHIELE "DRAWING THE WORLD"

por SCHRÖDER, KLAUS ALBRECHT

2017 HIRMER VERLAG MUNCHEN

EGON SCHIELE "DRAWING THE WORLD"

Inspiration from Schieles private circumstances as well as from the art of antiquity, the Byzantine period and even the age of the Baroque will help to provide the key to ...

pvp.65.0 €

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ARCHITECTURE AND THE ORIGINS OF PRECLASSIC MAYA POLITICS

por DOYLE, JAMES

2017 CAMBRIDGE U. P.

ARCHITECTURE AND THE ORIGINS OF PRECLASSIC MAYA POLITICS

Architecture and the Origins of Preclassic Maya Politics highlights the dramatic changes in the relationship of ancient Maya peoples to the landscape and to each other in the Preclassical period ...

pvp.105.0 €

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IS THAT BIEDERMEIER? "AMERLING, WALDMÜLLER AND MORE"

por GRABNER, SABINE

2017 HIRMER VERLAG MUNCHEN

IS THAT BIEDERMEIER? "AMERLING, WALDMÜLLER AND MORE"

This volume illustrates the development of art in Central Europe from 1830-1860 - a period which begins in the age of Biedermeier but extends well beyond it. It shows by ...

pvp.58.0 €

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PIETRO BEMBO AND THE INTELLECTUAL PLEASURES OF A RENAISSANCE WRITER AND ART COLLECTOR

One of the most influential scholars of the Renaissance, Pietro Bembo (1470-1547) gained fame not only for his literary theory and poetry, but for his incredible collection of art and ...

pvp.69.0 €

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CANALETTO AND THE ART OF VENICE

por WHITAKER, LUCY

2017 ROYAL COLLECTION

CANALETTO AND THE ART OF VENICE

Canaletto (1697-1768) was the archetypical Venetian painter and printmaker. His superlative cityscapes record views of the ancient monuments and famous modern buildings of European cities that are now familiar and ...

pvp.65.0 €

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LA CERÁMICA COMÚN ROMANA EN LA BAHÍA GADITANA EN ÉPOCA ROMANA "ALFARERÍA Y CENTROS DE PRODUCCIÓN"

his volumes examines Roman pottery and production centers in modern-day Cádiz. The innovative aspects of this research are several but we will limit them to three: the typological classification from ...

pvp.105.0 €

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GERHARD RICHTER Vol.5 "CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ AB CA. WERKNUMMER 853/1 AB 1998"

Gerhard Richter's oeuvre embraces in excess of three thousand individual works. Over a period of five decades he has created a stylistically heterogeneous, complex body of work that testifies to his status as the most ...

pvp.310.0 €



STUDIES IN THE ISLAMIC DECORATIVE ARTS

Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the "decorative arts" or even "the ...

pvp.277.0 €



STUDIES IN THE DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD

A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum ...

pvp.402.38 €



POMPEO BATONI Vol.1 -2 "A COMPLETE CATALOGUE OF HIS PAINTINGS"

This meticulously researched catalogue presents an authoritative assessment of the works of Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787), one of the 18th century's most celebrated painters. Born in Lucca, Batoni established himself in Rome and received commissions from ...

pvp.315.0 €



THE AMERICAN SCHOOL "ARTISTS AND STATUS IN THE LATE-COLONIAL AND EARLY NATIONAL ERA"

This fascinating book is the first comprehensive art-historical study of what it meant to be an American artist in the 18th- and early 19th-century transatlantic world. Susan Rather examines the status of artists from different ...

pvp.76.27 €



THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOKS OF MUSEUM STUDIES Vol.1-4

The International Handbooks of Museum Studies make up a multi-volume reference work that offers scholars, students, and museum professionals a state-of-the-art survey of the burgeoning field of museum studies. Featuring original essays by an international ...

pvp.650.0 €



PICASSO AZUL Y BLANCO "A CORUÑA: EL NACIMIENTO DE UN PINTOR"

«A los doce años yo dibujaba como Rafael», sentenció Picasso en 1946. Ese genio precoz explotó en A Coruña, la ciudad en la que reconoció que se despertaron sus sentidos. Es en Galicia donde inicia ...

pvp.49.5 €



WEARING CULTURE "DRESS AND REGALIA IN EARLY MESOAMERICA AND CENTRAL AMERICA"

Wearing Culture connects scholars of divergent geographical areas and academic fields-from archaeologists and anthropologists to art historians-to show the significance of articles of regalia and of dressing and ornamenting people and objects among the Formative ...

pvp.100.6 €



GREAT MAYA DROUGHTS IN CULTURAL CONTEXT "CASE STUDIES IN RESILIENCE & VULNERABILITY"

In this book Contributors reject the popularised link between societal collapse and drought in Maya civilisation, arguing that a series of periodic collapses, including the infamous Terminal Classic collapse (AD 750-1050), were not caused solely ...

pvp.106.61 €



THE CAMBRIDGE WORLD PREHISTORY Vol.1-3

The Cambridge World Prehistory provides a systematic and authoritative examination of the prehistory of every region around the world from the early days of human origins in Africa two million years ago to the beginnings ...

pvp.565.0 €



VILLA ROMANA LA OLMEDA

por PAREDES PEDROSA ARQUITECTOS

VILLA ROMANA LA OLMEDA

"La villa romana de La Olmeda se construyó en el siglo IV en lo que hoy es el Municipio palentino de Pedrosa de la Vega, sufrió la ruina de sus muros dos siglos después tras ...

pvp.30.0 €



LIFE IN THE LIMES "STUDIES OF THE PEOPLE AND OBJECTS OF THE ROMAN FRONTIERS"

Lindsay Allason-Jones has been at the forefront of small finds and Roman frontier research for 40 years in a career focussed on, but not exclusive to, the north of Britain, encompassing an enormous range of ...

pvp.62.4 €



CHAUCER AND ARRAY "PATTERNS OF COSTUME AND FABRIC RHETORIC IN THE CANTERBURY TALES, TROILUS AND CRISEYDE AND OTHER WORKS"

The use Chaucer made of costume rhetoric, and its function within his body of works, are examined here for the first time. The study explores Chaucer's knowledge of the conventional imagery of medieval literary genres, ...

pvp.100.73 €



RUBENS, VELÁZQUEZ, AND THE KING OF SPAIN

por GEORGIEVSKA-SHINE, ANETA

RUBENS, VELÁZQUEZ, AND THE KING OF SPAIN

This study provides a new analysis of the pictorial ensemble of the Torre de la Parada, the hunting lodge of King Philip IV of Spain. Created in the late 1630s by a group of artists ...

pvp.112.67 €



LORCA IN TUNE WITH FALLA "LITERARY AND MUSICAL INTERLUDES"

Federico García Lorca (1889-1936) is widely regarded as the greatest Spanish poet of the twentieth century; Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) is Spain's most performed composer of the same period. The two were very different - ...

pvp.100.12 €



SPANISH WOMEN TRAVELERS AT HOME AND ABROAD, 1850-1920 "FROM TIERRA DEL FUEGO TO THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN"

Between 1850 and 1920 female travel and travel writing underwent an explosion. It was an exciting period in the history of travel, a golden age. Transportation had improved but mass tourism had not yet robbed ...

pvp.119.89 €



MYTHICAL INDIES & COLUMBUS'S APOCALYPTIC LETTER "IMAGINING THE AMERICAS IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES"

With his "Letter of 1493" to the court of Spain, Christopher Columbus heralded his first voyage to the present-day Americas, creating visions that seduced the European imagination and birthing a fascination with those "new" lands ...

pvp.108.88 €



VISUAL PROPAGANDA, EXHIBITIONS, AND THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

Visual Propaganda, Exhibitions, and the Spanish Civil War is a history of art during wartime that analyzes images in various media that circulated widely and were encountered daily by Spaniards on city walls, in print, ...

pvp.118.3 €



ARCHITECTURE AND PILGRIMAGE, 1000-1500 "SOUTHERN EUROPE AND BEYOND"

Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished ...

pvp.115.41 €



THE ATHENIAN AGORA VOL. XXXV   FUNERARY SCULPTURE

Funerary Sculpture is the first volume on sculpture from the Agora in over 50 years, bringing together all the sculpted funerary monuments of the Athenian Agora, Classical through Roman periods, which were discovered during excavation ...

pvp.156.0 €



HÉROS ANTIQUES AU GRAND SIÈCLE "LA TAPISSERIE FLAMANDE FACE À L'ARCHÉOLOGIE"

La tapisserie a longtemps représenté le summum du raffinement et du faste en termes de décor d'intérieur. Au-delà de la qualité des matériaux et du tissage qui donnait toute leur valeur à ces oeuvres, la ...

pvp.52.0 €



THE AMERICAN WEST IN BRONZE, 1850-1925

por SMITH, THOMAS BRENT

THE AMERICAN  WEST IN BRONZE, 1850-1925

Themes of the American West have been enduringly popular, and The American West in Bronze features sixty-five iconic bronzes that display a range of subjects, from portrayals of the noble Indian to rough-and-tumble scenes of ...

pvp.62.82 €



THE ART OF PROFESSING IN BOURBON MEXICO "CROWNED-NUN PORTRAITS AND REFORM IN THE CONVENT"

In the eighteenth century, New Spaniards (colonial Mexicans) so lauded their nuns that they developed a local tradition of visually opulent portraits, called monjas coronadas or "crowned nuns," that picture their subjects in regal trappings ...

pvp.65.86 €



FRANCISCAN SPIRITUALITY AND MISSION IN NEW SPAIN, 1524-1599 "CONFLICT BENEATH THE SYCAMORE TREE (LUKE 19:1-10)"

Franciscans in sixteenth-century New Spain were deeply ambivalent about their mission work. Fray Juan de Zumárraga, the first archbishop of Mexico, begged the king to find someone else to do his job so that he ...

pvp.121.0 €



LA TERRE "CONNAISSANCE, REPRÉSENTATIONS, MESURE AU MOYEN-ÂGE"

Comment le Moyen Âge a-t-il appréhendé l'espace géographique? Un très grand nombre de témoignages textuels et figurés subsistent. Mais ils sont difficiles à interpréter; ils donnent souvent lieu à anachronisme ou sont négligés parce qu'ils ...

pvp.103.6 €



ANTON RAPHAEL MENGS Y LA ANTIGÜEDAD

La Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando y la Fundación MAPFRE organizan conjuntamente esta exposición en la que se analiza el interés de Anton Raphael Mengs por la Antigüedad y la preeminencia que ...

pvp.35.0 €



CERIMONIALE DEL VICEREGNO SPAGNOLO E AUSTRIACO DI NAPOLI 1650-1717

Il volume pubblica per la prima volta i testi del cerimoniale di Napoli, parte in italiano e parte in spagnolo. Di questi ultimi è data - a fronte una traduzione italiana (antica e, in piccola ...

pvp.135.0 €



A COMPANION TO BRITISH ART 1600 TO THE PRESENT

This companion is a collection of newly-commissioned essays written by leading scholars in the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. * A generously-illustrated collection of newly-commissioned essays which provides a comprehensive introduction ...

pvp.131.0 €



NEW LIGHT ON OLD GLASS "RECENT RESEARCH ON BYZANTINE GLASS AND MOSAICS"

This new publication brings together a range of leading scholars from Europe, America and the Middle East to discuss the most recent research in the field of Byzantine glass and mosaics in an interdisciplinary context. ...

pvp.74.88 €



SLAVERY IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN IBERIA

The enslaved population of medieval Iberia composed only a small percentage of the general populace at any given point, and slave labor was not essential to the regional economy during the period. Yet slaves were ...

pvp.69.2 €



A MASTERLY HAND. INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH ON THE LATE-MEDIEVAL SCULPTOR(S) MASTER OF ELSLOO... "NTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH ON THE LATE-MEDIEVAL SCULPTOR(S) MASTE"

In 1940 the art historian J.J.M. Timmers introduced the name 'Master of Elsloo' to describe the anonymous creator of a late-Gothic wooden statue of St Anne with the Virgin and Child in St Augustine's Church ...

pvp.97.0 €



EARLY MODERN HABSBURG WOMEN "TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXTS, CULTURAL CONFLICTS, DYNASTIC CONTINUITIE"

As the first comprehensive volume devoted entirely to women of both the Spanish and Austrian Habsburg royal dynasties spanning the sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries, this interdisciplinary collection illuminates their complex and often contradictory political ...

pvp.126.75 €



LES ETRUSQUES ET LA MEDITERRANEE

Exposition organisée par le Louvre-Lens, du 4 décembre 2013 au 10 mars 2014, puis au Palazzo delle Esposizioni de Rome, du 14 avril au 20 juillet 2014. L'exposition présente la civilisation étrusque dans son contexte ...

pvp.61.0 €



CARTOGRAPHIE ET REPRÉSENTATIONS DE L'ORIENT MÉDITERRANÉEN EN OCCIDENT "(DU MILIEU DU XIIIE À LA FIN DU XVE SIÈCLE)"

À la fin du Moyen Âge, l'Orient méditerranéen fait l'objet de nombreuses descriptions et de représentations cartographiques en Occident : Orient sacré de la Bible et des Évangiles, Orient épique et féodal des Croisades et ...

pvp.166.0 €



THE SOCIAL LIFE OF ILLUMINATION "MANUSCRIPTS, IMAGES, AND COMMUNITIES IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES"

This anthology is the first broadly based exploration of an issue now emerging at the intersection of art history and literary study: how the interplay of images and texts in medieval manuscripts enabled an array ...

pvp.201.78 €



MASCULIN / MASCULIN

por COGEVAL, GUY

MASCULIN / MASCULIN

Aussi surprenant que cela puisse paraître, il a fallu attendre Näckte Männer [Hommes nus], organisée par le musée Leopold de Vienne (octobre 2012-mars 2013), pour qu'une exposition d'envergure aborde la représentation de l'homme nu, un ...

pvp.60.0 €



FOUR SEASONS TAPESTRIES AT HATFIELD HOUSE

Acknowledged as one of the most important sets of early English tapestries, the Four Seasons set at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, raise many scholarly questions surrounding the design, production and uses of woven tapestry in sixteenth ...

pvp.57.78 €



A ROYAL PASSION "QUEEN VICTORIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY"

This is a richly illustrated exploration of Queen Victoria's portrayal in photography and her role in shaping the medium. In January 1839, photography was announced to the world. Two years prior, a young Queen Victoria ...

pvp.58.0 €



WATERBORNE PAGEANTS AND FESTIVITIES IN THE RENAISSANCE

As the first book-length study of waterborne festivities in Renaissance and early modern Europe, this collection of essays draws on a rich array of sources, many previously un-researched, to explore aspects of scenography, choreography, music, ...

pvp.119.29 €



ITALIAN MINIATURES Vol.1-2 "FROM THE TWELFTH TO THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY"

This book presents one of the most valuable collection of Italian miniatures put together by a private collector, which contains 228 pieces - entire pages, parts of pages, or individual initials - taken from the ...

pvp.525.0 €



THE EARLY MODERN ITALIAN DOMESTIC INTERIOR, 1400-1700 "OBJECTS, SPACES, DOMESTICITIES"

Emphasizing on the one hand the reconstruction of the material culture of specific residences, and on the other, the way in which particular domestic objects reflect, shape, and mediate family values and relationships within the ...

pvp.98.43 €



1704 - LE SALON, LES ARTS ET LES ROIS

Il y a un peu plus de 300 ans, à l'occasion du Salon 1704, soixante-dix oeuvres oeuvres ornaient la Grande Galerie du Louvre. Sous l'Ancien Régime, le Salon était organisé par l'Académie royale de peinture ...

pvp.40.85 €



EDVARD MUNCH WORKS ON PAPER

por BRUTEIG, MAGNE

EDVARD MUNCH WORKS ON PAPER

This superb book is dedicated to Edvard Munch's vast and fascinating oeuvre of works on paper. Featured in beautiful colour reproductions are key images related to well-known prints and drawings, as well as lesser known ...

pvp.70.52 €



JAPONISM AND THE RISE OF THE ART MOVEMENT "THE ARTS OF THE MEIJI PERIOS"

Study of the influence of Japanese Meiji art on the Modern Art movement in the West with superlative examples drawn from the Khalili Collection From the 1860s to the 1890s, the rise of Japonisme and ...

pvp.62.17 €



IMPERIAL EMOTIONS "CULTURAL RESPONSES TO MYTHS OF EMPIRE IN FIN-DE-SIÈCLE SPAIN"

This book reconsiders debates about historical memory from the perspective of the theory of emotions. Its main claim is that the demise of the Spanish empire in 1898 spurred a number of contradictory emotional responses, ...

pvp.115.66 €



1914: THE AVANT-GARDE

por SCHNEEDE, UWE M.

1914: THE AVANT-GARDE

On account of a technological and material deployment beyond all human scope, the First World War ranks as the seminal catastrophe of the twentieth century but the worlds that collapsed in 1914 had already become ...

pvp.115.95 €



BAROQUE & LATER IVORIES

por TRUSTED, MARJORIE

BAROQUE & LATER IVORIES

More than 500 Baroque and later ivories from the V&A's outstanding collection are illustrated and discussed in this scholarly catalogue. Included here is every ivory sculpture made after 1550 from a collection comprising German, Austrian, ...

pvp.143.65 €



PLACE AND IDENTITY IN CLASSIC MAYA NARRATIVES

Understanding the ways in which human communities define themselves in relation to landscapes has been one of the crucial research questions in anthropology. Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives addresses this question in the ...

pvp.43.36 €



WOMEN, DOWRIES AND AGENCY "MARRIAGE IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY VALENCIA"

This book examines labouring-status women in late medieval Valencia as they negotiated the fundamentally defining experience of their lives: marriage. Through the use of notarial records and civil court cases, it argues that the socio-economic ...

pvp.114.02 €



CONFLICT IN THE EARLY AMERICAS "AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SPANISH EMPIRE'S AZTEC, INCAN, AND MAYAN"

As the study of world history evolves from a Eurocentric perspective to a more global viewpoint, formerly marginalized groups are now the focus of discussion, revealing a background rich with important military, political, social, and ...

pvp.116.11 €



RODIN

por LE NORMAND-ROMAIN, ANTOINETTE

RODIN

Connu et admiré dans le monde entier, comme en témoignent les grandes collections qui se sont créées en Europe, aux États-Unis ou au Japon, Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) s impose aujourd hui comme un véritable précurseur ...

pvp.295.0 €



LA PEINTURE FRANCAISE

por ROSENBERG, PIERRE

LA PEINTURE FRANCAISE

Cette synthèse décrit les grands mouvements qui ont marqué l'évolution de l'école picturale française du Moyen Age jusqu'à aujourd'hui et aborde des techniques, courants et artistes peu connus du grand public.

pvp.120.0 €



ART STUDIO AMERICA "CONTEMPORARY ARTIST SPACE"

For centuries, America's permutations of climate and landscape and its tantalizing suggestion of unlimited possibilities have inspired some of history's greatest minds to embark on both literal and imaginary journeys of exploration, none more so ...

pvp.88.52 €



LE DESSIN FRANÇAIS AU XVIIE SIÈCLE

por PRAT, LOUIS-ANTOINE

LE DESSIN FRANÇAIS AU XVIIE SIÈCLE

Après l'ouvrage retraçant l'évolution du dessin français au XIXe siècle (publié en 2011), cette nouvelle synthèse du même auteur, professeur à l'École du Louvre, est consacrée à l'histoire du dessin français au XVIIe siècle, une ...

pvp.260.0 €



UN MONDE D'IMAGES

por PELLETIER-HORNBY, PAULETTE

UN MONDE D'IMAGES

Ce catalogue présente pour la première fois les vases antiques de la Collection des frères Auguste et Eugène Dutuit, grands collectionneurs , qui ont fait don d'un ensemble sans équivalent au Petit Palais. Les 136 ...

pvp.97.64 €



ARCHITECTURES DE PAPIER. "LA FRANCE ET L'EUROPE (XVIE-XVIIE SIÈCLES)"

La Renaissance et le Grand Siècle ont été l'âge d'or des traités d'architecture. D'Alberti, au milieu du Quattrocento à Claude Perrault à la fin du XVIIe siècle ont été écrits les ouvrages fondamentaux qui fixaient ...

pvp.159.74 €



HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

por CHEROUX, C.

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

Photographe proche des surréalistes, reporter de guerre, artiste expérimental et même activiste, telles sont les multiples facettes d'Henri Cartier-Bresson. Les différents aspects de son travail sont présentés autour de deux sujets majeurs: les quêtes incessantes ...

pvp.83.2 €



EL GRECO "HISTORIA DE UN PINTOR EXTRAVAGANTE"

En 2014 se conmemora en España el IV Centenario del fallecimiento del Greco (7 de abril de 1614, en Toledo), una efeméride que ha sido considerada oficialmente como un acontecimiento de especial interés cultural. Aunque ...

pvp.79.0 €



PICASSO AND THE POLITICS OF VISUAL REPRESENTATION

For decades after he joined the French Communist Party in 1944, Picasso produced works that connected directly-if in complex and varied ways-to his left-wing political beliefs. Picasso and the Politics of Visual Representation brings together ...

pvp.62.15 €



AMAZONS, WIVES, NUNS, AND WITCHES "WOMEN AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN COLONIAL BRAZIL, 1500-1822"

The Roman Catholic Church played a dominant role in colonial Brazil, so that women's lives in the colony were shaped and constrained by the Church's ideals for pure women, as well as by parallel concepts ...

pvp.65.86 €



GOYA ET LA MODERNITE

por RESTELLINI, M.

GOYA ET LA MODERNITE

Catalogue de l'exposition "Goya et la modernité, un artiste témoin de son temps", présentée à la Pinacothèque de Paris (11 octobre 2013 - 16 mars 2014). Le contexte historique et politique dans lequel Goya a ...

pvp.65.0 €



THE VATICAN. ALL THE PAINTINGS "THE COMPLETE COLLECTION OF OLD MASTERS, PLUS MORE THAN 300 SCULPTURES, MAPS, TAPESTRIES..."

In the same style, manner, and format as The Louvre: All the Paintings (Black Dog & Leventhal, 2011), every Old Master painting on display in the Vatican, as well as hundreds of additional masterpieces and ...

pvp.78.99 €



PEINTURES ROMAINES DE TUNISIE

Sait-on qu'il existe des peintures murales romaines en Tunisie ? Personne n'en a conscience, étant donné que les mosaïques d'Afrique du Nord ont occulté jusqu'à présent les décors peints. Ce livre, fruit d'un long et ...

pvp.108.91 €



CHASING CHARIOTS "PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CHARIOT CONFERENCE (CAIRO 2012)"

The present work is the result of the First International Chariot Conference, jointly organised by the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) and the American University in Cairo (AUC) (30 November to 2 December 2012). The ...

pvp.54.0 €



WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT "BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY"

por AA. VV.SCHAAF, LARRY .J.VVAA

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT "BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY"

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877) was a British pioneer in photography, yet he also embraced the wider preoccupations of the Victorian Age'a time that saw many political, social, intellectual, technical, and industrial changes. His manuscripts, ...

pvp.69.76 €



RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE "THE KHARDZHIEV COLLECTION AT THE STEDELIJK MUSEUM AMSTERDAM"

Nikolai Khardzhiev, a Russian literary scholar, was a friend and admirer of the modern painters of his time. He collected work by masters such as Kazimir Malevich, Olga Rozanova, El Lissitzky, Mikhail Matyushin and Vladimir ...

pvp.68.0 €



SPEAKING RUINS "PIRANESI, ARCHITECTS AND ANTIQUITY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ROME"

As they had during the Renaissance, ruins in the eighteenth century continued to serve as places of exchange between antiquity and modern times and between one architect and another. Rome functioned as a cultural entrepôt, ...

pvp.101.4 €



STRADIVARIUS

por BEARE, CHARLES

STRADIVARIUS

Antonio Stradivari is, perhaps, the only maker of violins who ranks alongside Van Gogh and Turner as an artist. A household name to many, he is associated with secret formulae and mystical processes ensuring his ...

pvp.87.0 €



FÉLIX VALLOTTON, LE FEU SOUS LA GLACE "CATALOGUE"

Félix Vallotton (1865-1925), peintre d'origine suisse naturalisé français en 1900, est un artiste à cheval sur deux siècles, deux pays et plusieurs tendances esthétiques, des Nabis à la Neue Sachlichkeit (La Nouvelle Objectivité, 1918-1930), courant ...

pvp.55.0 €



ART & TEXTILE "FABRIC AS MATERIAL AND CONCEPT IN MODERN ART FROM KLIMT TO THE P"

The digitalization of the world seems to require manual compensation. Everywhere, people are crocheting, embroidering, knitting, and weaving. The boundary between arts and crafts appears to be blurring. As early as 1878, Gottfried Semper referred ...

pvp.67.55 €



JAPANESE EROTIC ART "THE HIDDEN WORLD OF SHUNGA"

Japanese erotic art, or shunga , has a long history, with thousands of high- quality paintings, prints, handscrolls and illustrated books produced by artists both celebrated and anonymous, mostly from the late seventeenth to the ...

pvp.61.17 €



PRIVATEERING, PIRACY AND BRITISH POLICY IN SPANISH AMERICA, 1810-1830

Private maritime predation was integral to the Spanish American Wars of Independence. When colonists rebelled against Spanish rule in 1810 they deployed privateers - los corsarios insurgentes - to prosecute their revolutionary struggle at sea. ...

pvp.104.62 €



MOMA ARTISTES EUROPÉENS "CÉZANNE, MATISSE, MIRÓ, MONET, PICASSO, VAN GOGH"

Ce coffret présente l'oeuvre de six artistes majeurs qui ont révolutionné l'art du XXe siècle : Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso et Vincent Van Gogh. Chaque livre guide le lecteur ...

pvp.71.34 €



ART AND MUSIC IN VENICE FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO BAROQUE

Artistic and musical creativity thrived in the Venetian Republic between the early 16th century and the close of the 18th century. The city-state was known for its superb operas and splendid balls, and the acoustics ...

pvp.56.21 €



ART DECO

por WOLF, NORBERT

ART DECO

This sumptuous volume salutes everything Art Deco-from historically significant art and design through to the present day. The Art Deco style is so recognizable and widespread that its original influence on the culture in which ...

pvp.82.7 €



ALBRECHT DÜRER "HIS ART IN CONTEXT"

Presenting Albrecht Dürer's art alongside the work of his predecessors and contemporaries, this exhaustive survey allows readers to fully grasp the significance of his artistic achievement. This magnificent volume considers every aspect of Albrecht Dürer's ...

pvp.83.47 €



DESSINS DES ÉCOLES DU NORD DU XVE AU XVIIIE SIÈCLE "COLLECTION JEAN BONNA"

Deuxième volume du catalogue des dessins réunis par le collectionneur genevois Jean Bonna, cet ouvrage regroupe quelque soixante-dix feuilles d'artistes originaires d'Allemagne, des Flandres, de Hollande et de Suisse. Certaines de ces pages ont été ...

pvp.54.37 €



THE MARVELLOUS AND THE MONSTROUS "IN THE SCULPTURE OF TWELFTH-CENTURY EUROPE"

Representations of monsters and the monstrous are common in medieval art and architecture, from the grotesques in the borders of illuminated manuscripts to the symbol of the "green man", widespread in churches and cathedrals. These ...

pvp.83.47 €



SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND THE ATLANTIC FRONTIER OF MEDIEVAL EUROPE

As seen from the perspective of 1492, the medieval expansion of Latin Europe was nowhere as dramatic or enduring as in the Iberian Peninsula and the Atlantic. Its Christian kingdoms continued their advance against Al-Andalus ...

pvp.180.0 €



MASTERPIECES OF CHINESE PAINTING

por HONGXING, ZHANG

MASTERPIECES OF CHINESE PAINTING

Painting has always been regarded by the Chinese as a supreme art, equal to those of poetry and philosophy. But dating back over 2,500 years, many Chinese paintings were made to be viewed just for ...

pvp.67.38 €



FASHION IN DETAIL 1700-2000

por WILCOX, CLAIRE

FASHION IN DETAIL 1700-2000

The V&A's renowned Fashion in Detail series has become essential reading for historians, costumers, designers, and fashion students alike. This impressive volume brings together for the first time highlights from all the titles in the ...

pvp.91.52 €



WENDELL CASTLE "A CATALOGUE RAISONNE, 1958-2012"

Sculptor and furniture designer Wendell Castle has carved a distinct path over nearly six decades of a distinguished career, and this long-awaited recording of his oeuvre, 'Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonne', 1958-2012, beautifully delivers. The ...

pvp.133.46 €



IMAGINARY ANIMALS "THE MONSTROUS, THE WONDROUS AND THE HUMAN"

Fire-breathing dragons, beautiful mermaids, majestic unicorns, terrifying three-headed dogs-these fantastic creatures have long excited our imagination. Medieval authors placed them in the borders of manuscripts as markers of the boundaries of our understanding. Tales from ...

pvp.37.6 €



THE CHILD IN SPANISH CINEMA

por WRIGHT, SARAH

THE CHILD IN SPANISH CINEMA

In this, the first full-length treatment of the child in Spanish cinema, Sarah Wright explores the ways that the cinematic child comes to represent 'prosthetic memory'. The central theme of the child and the monster ...

pvp.104.62 €



ÉLOGE DE LA FOLIE "ILLUSTRÉ PAR LES PEINTRES DE LA RENAISSANCE DU NORD"

Le texte intégral de l'Éloge de la Folie d'Érasme, illustré par les oeuvres d'artistes de la Renaissance du Nord, de Bosch à Bruegel, et accompagné des dessins d'Hans Holbein le Jeune, réalisés pour l'édition de ...

pvp.310.0 €



L'ART DES MOTIFS ISLAMIQUES "CRÉATION GÉOMÉTRIQUE À TRAVERS LES SIÈCLES"

Durant des siècles et dans des régions aussi diverses que le Bassin méditerranéen, le Moyen- Orient ou l'Asie centrale, des artistes ont perpétué la tradition des motifs géométriques islamiques. Armés d'une règle et d'un compas, ...

pvp.61.0 €



BEYOND EL DORADO "POWER AND GOLD IN ANCIENT COLOMBIA"

The accompanying title to the British Museum exhibition, Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia, 17 October 2013 - 23 March 2014. For the people of Colombia, the value of gold lay in ...

pvp.30.23 €



CASHMERE "A FRENCH PASSION"

por LÉVI-STRAUSS, MONIQUE

CASHMERE "A FRENCH PASSION"

The delicate beauty of the cashmere shawl was first brought to Europe by the East India Companies and Napoleon's campaigns. Woven in Kashmir, its fabric was so light that, according to legend, a whole shawl ...

pvp.81.71 €



THE ART DECO POSTER

por CROUSE, WILLIAM W.

THE ART DECO POSTER

Posters by their very nature are ephemeral: crookedly plastered on a roadside billboard, tacked to the back of a tabac, they lasted a few weeks until advertisers issued another imaginative argument for soap or an ...

pvp.47.66 €



ARTS DÉCORATIFS ET ARCHITECTURE. "PORTFOLIOS 1908-1938"

Publié à l'occasion de l'exposition " 1925 quand l'Art Déco séduit le monde " à la Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, Paris, du 15 octobre 2013 au 17 février 2014 Le début du XXe ...

pvp.218.0 €



VISUALIZING GUADALUPE "FROM BLACK MADONNA TO QUEEN OF THE AMERICAS"

The Virgin of Guadalupe is famously migratory, traversing continents and crossing and recrossing oceans. Guadalupe's earliest cult originated in medieval Iberia, where Our Lady of Guadalupe from Extremadura, Spain, played a significant role in the ...

pvp.68.68 €



THE YOUNG DURER

por BUCK, STEPHANIE

THE YOUNG DURER

Accompanying an exhibition that examines the figure drawings of the young Albrecht Dürer, this catalogue focuses on his formative years from around 1490, when he completed his artistic training, to 1496, when he established himself ...

pvp.60.0 €



GREAT WAR "A PHOTOGRAPHIC NARRATIVE"

The opening photograph is of the gun that fired the first shot of the war. The final photograph is of an audio recording showing the arrival of silence on the eleventh hour of the eleventh ...

pvp.62.4 €



PABLO PICASSO "WOMEN, BULLFIGHTS, OLD MASTERS"

Over the seven decades of Pablo Picasso's artistic career, there were subjects to which he returned again and again. These include women, bulls, and the Old Masters as well as political and literary themes, circus ...

pvp.62.28 €



BACCARAT

por MOSS, MURRAY

BACCARAT

Baccarat celebrates more than 250 years as one of the most important and prestigious luxury houses. Acclaimed for its high-quality traditional craftsmanship of fine crystal stemware, barware, candelabra, perfume bottles, and jewelry, Baccarat is known ...

pvp.85.7 €



JULIO GONZÁLEZ. OBRA COMPLETA. 1920-1929. Vol.III "CATÁLOGO GENERAL RAZONADO DE LAS PINTURAS, ESCULTURAS Y DIBUJOS"

El escultor español Julio González (1876-1942) fue pionero en la escultura de hierro soldado, un material al que llevó a un nivel de expresividad y plasticidad sin precedentes. González, nacido en Barcelona, aprendió el oficio ...

pvp.280.0 €



ARCHITECTURE AND STATECRAFT "CHARLES OF BOURBON'S NAPLES, 1734-1759"

Examines the crown-sponsored architecture and urbanism of Naples during the reign of King Charles of Bourbon (1734-59). Shows how structures and public spaces helped consolidate royal authority and refashion the city into a royal capital"--Provided ...

pvp.181.18 €



BRONZES DE LA CHINE IMPÉRIALE "BRONZES CHINOIS DES SONG AUX QING"

Le Musée Cernuschi, parallèlement à ses bronzes archaïques chinois, conserve un fonds important de bronzes archaïsants, de la dynastie Song à la dynastie Qing (IXe-XXe siècles) actuellement tous en réserve ; longtemps dédaignés, ces bronzes ...

pvp.57.64 €



SI JE MOURAIS LÀ-BAS. BEAU LIVRE

por BRAQUE, GEORGEsVV.AA

SI JE MOURAIS LÀ-BAS. BEAU LIVRE

Con motivo de la exposición retrospectiva de Braque en Grand Palais, septiembre 2013 - 13 enero 2014, se ha reeditado, segunda edición limitada, de este "libro de artista" con 18 ilustraciones, grabados de Braque. Ce ...

pvp.330.0 €



TRAVEL, COLLECTING, AND MUSEUMS OF ASIAN ART IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY PARIS

Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris examines a history of contact between modern Europe and East Asia through three collectors: Henri Cernuschi, Emile Guimet, and Edmond de Goncourt. Drawing on a ...

pvp.80.47 €



LA ARQUEOLOGIA DE LOS ANIMALES DE MESOAMERICA

por GÖTZ, CHRISTOPHER MARKUS

LA ARQUEOLOGIA DE LOS ANIMALES DE MESOAMERICA

El reconocimiento del papel de los animales en las antiguas dietas, en las economias, politicas y los rituales, es vital para poder entender a las culturas del pasado en su totalidad. Por el otro lado, ...

pvp.99.34 €



LA MUSEALIZACIÓN DEL PATRIMONIO ARQUEOLÓGICO IN SITU "EL CASO ESPAÑOL EN EL CONTEXTO EUROPEO"

For more than 50 years, international organizations have been recommending diffusion policies and strategies based on the idea of democratising society's physical and intellectual access to archaeological heritage. A vast array of initiatives, resources, activities ...

pvp.89.31 €



PLAGUE AND PUBLIC HEALTH IN EARLY MODERN SEVILLE

Plague and Public Health in Early Modern Seville offers a reassessment of the impact of plague in the early modern era, presenting sixteenth-century Seville as a case study of how municipal officials and residents worked ...

pvp.90.68 €



THE ART BOOK TRADITION IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY EUROPE

Investigating the complex history of visual arts engagement with literature, this collection demonstrates that the art of the book is a fully interdisciplinary and distinctly modern form. The essays in the collection develop new critical ...

pvp.90.48 €



EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND THEORY "RECENT APPROACHES TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL HYPOTHESES"

Experimental Archaeology is a volume which aims to bridge the gap in archaeology between empirical testing and humanistic approaches to understanding the material record. The contributors explore a wide variety of different fields including how ...

pvp.77.48 €



STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN "THE FUNCTIONS OF MEDIEVAL UPPER SPACES"

Medieval stairs, galleries and upper chambers in cathedrals, abbeys, and parish churches have been an enduring source of fascination to historians and archaeologists since the eighteenth century, but their practical purposes have long been shrouded ...

pvp.59.34 €



EUROPEAN ARCHAEOLOGY ABROAD "GLOBAL SETTINGS, COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES"

What are European archaeologists doing abroad? What have they been doing there for the past three to four centuries? Are they doing things differently nowadays? To address these questions, this book explores the scope, impact ...

pvp.81.45 €



SPEAKING OF FURNITURE "CONVERSATIONS WITH 14 AMERICAN MASTERS"

An engaging history and examination of the studio furniture movement, "Speaking of Furniture: Conversations with 14 American Masters" is an informative, firsthand presentation of the creative processes of 14 diverse and highly accomplished artisan furniture ...

pvp.68.0 €



FROM MINOR TO MAJOR "THE MINOR ARTS IN MEDIEVAL ART HISTORY"

Whether we care to admit it or not, we have always distinguished between those arts that we consider superior and the lesser or minor forms. Giorgio Vasari is usually credited with formally structuring the primary ...

pvp.54.65 €



MAKING OF THE MIDDLE SEA "A HISTORY OF MEDETERRANEAN FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE EMERGENCE.."

The Mediterranean has been for millennia one of the global cockpits of human endeavour. This book presents an interpretive synthesis for a generation on the rise of the Mediterranean world from its beginning, before the ...

pvp.56.31 €



ARTISTES MAUDITS "LE MYTHE ET LA REALITE"

por RESSOUNI-DEMIGNEUX, KARIM

ARTISTES MAUDITS "LE MYTHE ET LA REALITE"

Si Verlaine a surnommé " maudits " quelques-uns de ses amis, c'étaient surtout pour lui des poètes que le public avait méconnus. Ce terme de " maudit " a pris depuis une toute autre dimension ...

pvp.45.82 €



ARTE E HISTORIA EN LA EDAD MEDIA Vol.II "SOBRE EL CONSTRUIR: TÉCNICAS, ARTISTAS, ARTESANOS, COMITENTES"

Como su propio nombre indica, "Del construir" se centra en el mundo de la arquitectura, de la producción de las obras, de quienes las concibieron y realizaron, de las técnicas usadas, de los materiales empleados. ...

pvp.55.0 €



ROMANESQUE AND THE PAST "RETROSPECTION IN THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF ROMANESQUE EUROPE"

The nineteen papers collected in this volume explore a notable phenomenon, that of retrospection in the art and architecture of Romanesque Europe. They arise from a conference organized by the British Archaeological Association in 2010, ...

pvp.92.6 €



ARTISTS AND AMATEURS ETCHING IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE

Over the course of the 18th century a great number of artists, ranging from established painters and sculptors to amateurs, experimented with etching, an accessible form of printmaking akin to drawing. In a period when ...

pvp.67.62 €



BAHRIYA OASIS "RECENT RESEARCH INTO THE PAST OF AN EGYPTIAN OASIS"

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents the outcomes of the recent exploration of Bahriya, an Egyptian oasis located in the Western Desert about 350 km south-west of Cairo. Part I of the volume is ...

pvp.117.5 €



THE SPECTACLE OF THE LATE MAYA COURT "REFLECTIONS ON THE MURALS OF BONAMPAK"

Located within the deep tropical rainforest of Chiapas, Mexico, the Maya site of Bonampak is home to the most complete and magnificent mural program of the ancient Americas. In three rooms, a pageant of rulership ...

pvp.85.89 €



THE MUSICAL ICONOGRAPHY OF POWER IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY SPAIN AND HER TERRITORIES

As Spain encountered economic and political crises in the seventeenth century, the imagery of musical performance was invoked by the state to represent the power of the monarch and to denote harmony throughout the kingdom. ...

pvp.96.24 €



LOS GÉNEROS POÉTICOS DEL SIGLO DE ORO CENTROS Y PERIFERIAS "HOLLOWAY, ANNE"

Las mayores innovaciones poéticas del Siglo de Oro dependen en buena medida de la teorización en torno al concepto de los géneros literarios y de la experimentación y cambios a los que estos fueron sometidos. ...

pvp.99.57 €



ANCIENT TEXTILES, MODERN SCIENCE

por HOPKINS, HEATHER

ANCIENT TEXTILES, MODERN SCIENCE

The European Textile Forum was founded as an annual meeting for academics, craftspeople, re-enactors and enthusiasts to share their experiences and compare notes. The conference takes place over a week, which not only allows time ...

pvp.56.33 €



INSIGNIA OF RANK IN THE NAHUA WORLD "FROM THE FIFTEENTH TO THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY"

This significant work reconstructs the repertory of insignia of rank and the contexts and symbolic meanings of their use, along with their original terminology, among the Nahuatl-speaking communities of Mesoamerica from the fifteenth through the ...

pvp.133.03 €



TEMPLES AND SANCTUARIES IN THE ROMAN EAST "RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE IN SYRIA, IUDAEA/PALAESTINA AND PROVINCI"

This lavishly illustrated volume presents a comprehensive architectural study of 87 individual temples and sanctuaries built in the Roman East between the end of the 1st century BCE and the end of the 3rd century ...

pvp.110.76 €



ARCHAEOLOGY, THE PUBLIC AND THE RECENT PAST

Heritage, memory, community archaeology and the politics of the past form the main strands running through the papers in this volume.The authors tackle these subjects from a range of different philosophical perspectives, with many drawing ...

pvp.50.71 €



TEXTILE TERMINOLOGIES IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND MEDITERRANEAN FROM THE THIRD TO THE FIRST MILLENNNIA

Written sources from the ancient Near East and eastern Mediterranean, from the third to the first millennia BC, provide a wealth of terms for textiles. The twentytwo chapters in the present volume offer the first ...

pvp.48.28 €



SCULPTURE AND THE VITRINE

por WELCHMAN, JOHN

SCULPTURE AND THE VITRINE

Vitrines and glass cabinets are familiar apparatuses that have in large part defined modern modes of display and visibility, both within and beyond the museum. They separate objects from their contexts, group them with other ...

pvp.115.41 €



MARGARET OF PARMA

por STEEN, CHARLIE R.

MARGARET OF PARMA

Margaret of Parma: A Life presents a woman who had a vital part in the political dramas of Reformation Europe. A natural child of Charles V, she was educated in the courts of Brussels, Florence, ...

pvp.136.0 €



LA GALERIE DES GLACES APRES SA RESTAURATION

Nouveau volume de la collection "Rencontres de l'École du Louvre', La galerie des Glaces après sa restauration. Contexte et restitution rassemble les contributions du colloque international organisé par l'École du Louvre, le musée national des ...

pvp.60.0 €



EUROPEAN FURNITURE OF THE 19TH CENTURY

The sheer complexity of the subject of European furniture, ranging through an enormous variety of styles with often only small regional differences, makes it unrealistic to cover it adequately in anything less than the detailed ...

pvp.100.0 €



AMERICAN PAINTERS ON TECHNIQUE: 1860 - 1945

This book, like the authors' previous volume on American painting materials and techniques from the colonial period to 1860, is the first overview of an important but largely unknown aspect of American art from 1860 ...

pvp.51.0 €



THE ISLAMIC VILLA IN EARLY MEDIEVAL IBERIA "ARCHITECTURE AND COURT CULTURE IN UMAYYAD CÓRDOBA"

Exploring the aristocratic villas and court culture of Córdoba, during its 'golden age' under the reign of the Umayyad dynasty (r. 756-1031 AD), this study illuminates a key facet of the secular architecture of the ...

pvp.104.62 €



EL ALTAR RELICARIO DEL MONASTERIO DE PIEDRA

por GONZÁLEZ ZYMLA, HERBERT

EL ALTAR RELICARIO DEL MONASTERIO DE PIEDRA

Estudio histórico, formal, iconográfico e iconológico del altar relicario del Monasterio de Piedra, una de las joyas más importantes del arte gótico y mudéjar de España, conservado desde 1851 en la Real Academia de la ...

pvp.90.0 €



CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CINEMA "INTERROGATING THE TRANSNATIONAL IN SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN FI"

This book focuses on the cross-currents and points of contact in film production among so-called Hispanic countries (Spain, Portugal and Latin America), and in particular the impact that co-production and supranational funding initiatives are having ...

pvp.99.57 €



MEDIEVAL CLOTHING AND TEXTILES Vol.9

Topics in this volume range widely throughout the European middle ages. Three contributions concern terminology for dress. Two deal with multicultural medieval Apulia: an examination of clothing terms in surviving marriage contracts from the tenth ...

pvp.58.42 €



MAYA IDEOLOGIES OF THE SACRED "THE TRANSFIGURATION OF SPACE IN COLONIAL YUCATAN"

As Spaniards built colonies in the New World, men of the cloth saw within ancient ruins and inhabited native towns great potential for easing the colonization effort. In the Yucatan, which is the locus of ...

pvp.64.51 €



DIAFANE PASSIONI. AVORI BAROCCHI DALLE CORTI EUROPEE

Dalla metà del Cinquecento, per circa due secoli, la scultura in avorio fu apprezzata nelle corti europee come una delle massime e più sofisticate forme di espressione artistica. I più importanti scultori del periodo barocco, ...

pvp.55.93 €



TRADICIONES CERÁMICAS DEL EPICLÁSICO EN EL BAJÍO Y REGIONES ALEDAÑAS "CRONOLOGÍA E INTERACCIÓN"

The Bajío (West-Central Mexico) has been considered by various authors to be a key region for understanding the processes of interaction and migration among Central, West, and Northern Mesoamerica. Since the late 1990s, our knowledge ...

pvp.81.9 €



LA EBORARIA ANDALUSÍ DEL CALIFATO OMEYA A LA GRANADA NAZARÍ

A comprehensive study of a wide range of Andalusian ivory artefacts from the Middle Ages. As well as examining the Late Roman background to Hispano-Muslim ivory working, the book gives weight to the full chronological ...

pvp.142.05 €



LO QUE VINO DE ORIENTE "HORIZONTES  ...  SISTEMAS DE DOMINACIÓN FISCAL EN AL-ANDALUS"

Taxing systems, conceived as institutionalized means of extraction of goods and services from the population, are a key part in the analysis of the social and territorial fabrics of our history. This volume analyses those ...

pvp.87.1 €



CHAVIN "PERU'S ENIGMATIC TEMPLE IN THE ANDES"

A series of recent excavations has revealed the monumental sacred structures of the Chavín culture, whose people populated the coastal regions of Peru on thousand years before the Inca and which is regarded today as ...

pvp.72.41 €



ROY LICHTENSTEIN. SCULPTURE.

por CELANT, GERMANO

ROY LICHTENSTEIN. SCULPTURE.

An exceptional selection of Lichtenstein's sculptures from 1968 to the end of the artist's life, from early ceramic sculptures to large-scale public works. The planned exhibition at the Fondazione Vedova in Venice (Biennale Arte 2013) ...

pvp.81.71 €



GALICIA, A SENTIMENTAL NATION "GENDER, CULTURE AND POLITICS"

Galicia, a non-state nation in north-west Spain, has often been portrayed as a sentimental nation, a misty land of poets and legends. This book offers the first study of this trope as a feminizing, colonial ...

pvp.145.0 €



RESPLENDENT DRESS FROM SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE "A HISTORY IN LAYERS"

In the past, girls from rural southeastern Europe spent their childhoods weaving, sewing, and embroidering festive dress so that upon reaching puberty they could join the Sunday afternoon village dances garbed in resplendent attire. These ...

pvp.70.0 €



IMPRESSIONS DIOR, DIOR ET L'IMPRESSIONNISME

Exposition du 4 mai au 22 septem bre 2013 au Musée Christian Dio r de Granville . De son enfance normande passée à Granville, dans un environnement naturel semblable à celui recherché par les artistes ...

pvp.47.3 €



HEAVEN AND EARTH IN ANCIENT MEXICO "ASTRONOMY AND SEASONAL CYCLES IN THE CODEX BORGIA"

The Codex Borgia, a masterpiece that predates the Spanish conquest of central Mexico, records almanacs used in divination and astronomy. Within its beautifully painted screenfold pages is a section (pages 29-46) that shows a sequence ...

pvp.73.66 €



CARVINGS, CASTS AND COLLECTORS "THE ART OF RENAISSANCE SCULPTURE"

This volume brings together new research by some of the world's leading experts, exploring the artistic production and cultural context of Renaissance sculpture from Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise to the small bronzes of Giambologna and ...

pvp.56.33 €



CONSERVATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SHIPS AND BOATS

Behind each archaeological shipwreck recovery lies a team of highly skilled specialists: divers, archaeologists, engineers, scientists, conservators, curators, historians, designers etc. While each boat found presents a unique combination of problems to be overcome, the ...

pvp.78.0 €



A WORLD NOT TO COME "A HISTORY OF LATINO WRITING AND PRINT CULTURE"

A shift of global proportions occurred in May 1808. Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Spain and deposed the Spanish king. Overnight, the Hispanic world was transformed forever. Hispanics were forced to confront modernity, and to look beyond ...

pvp.50.32 €



THE WORLD OF IRON

por HUMPHRIS, JANE

THE WORLD OF IRON

This volume contains papers from The World of Iron Conference which took place at The Natural History Museum, London in 2009. Through a combination of thematic and regional sessions, the scope of the conference allowed ...

pvp.115.56 €



EARLY HOMININ PALEOECOLOGY

por AA. VV.V V A A

EARLY HOMININ PALEOECOLOGY

An introduction to the multidisciplinary field of hominin paleoecology for advanced undergraduate students and beginning graduate students, Early Hominin Paleoecology offers an up?to?date review of the relevant literature, exploring new research and synthesizing old and ...

pvp.84.0 €



EARLY AMERICAN SILVER INTHE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

This lavishly illustrated book documents the most distinguished works from the Metropolitan Museum's extensive collection of domestic, ecclesiastical, and presentation silver from the Colonial and Federal periods. Detailed discussions provide a stylistic and socio-historical context ...

pvp.68.1 €



CONSERVATION IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

The conservation profession has its roots in the intellectual movements of the first half of the 19th century, following the Enlightenment. Scholarly study of objects made available by important archeological excavations and discoveries gave birth ...

pvp.75.77 €



DISTINGUISHED IMAGES "PRINTS AND THE VISUAL ECONOMY IN NINETEENTH CENTURY FRANCE"

This multifaceted book reviews the vast range of types of printmaking that flourished in France during the 19th century. Studies of this period's printmaking tend to be confined to histories of individual processes, such as ...

pvp.52.62 €



CLIMATE FOR COLLECTIONS - STANDARDS AND UNCERTAINTIES

The debate about environmental standards for museum collections has by no means been resolved. Climate change, ever increasing energy bills, the complexity of air-conditioning systems, the feasibility of alternative climate control strategies and the real ...

pvp.85.0 €



EL DOCUMENTAL CINEMATOGRÁFICO Y TELEVISIVO CONTEMPORÁNEO "MEMORIA, SUJETO Y FORMACIÓN DE LA IDENTIDAD DEMOCRÁTICA ESPAÑOLA"

Este libro evalúa la aportación del documental cinematográfico y televisivo producido en España a partir de los años 90 al debate en torno a la memoria de la represión franquista, por un lado, así como ...

pvp.162.34 €



LE ROMANTISME

por CARACCIOLO, M.

LE ROMANTISME

Le Romantisme, mouvement d'idées et de culture, imposa un changement radical dans la vision de l'homme et de la réalité, dans le goût et dans les arts, et fut à l'origine d'une révolution dans la ...

pvp.315.0 €



BOSCH - BRUEGEL - RUBENS - REMBRANDT "GREAT MASTERS FROM THE ALBERTINA"

Incomparable masterpieces of Netherlandish drawing from the collection of Vienna's Albertina The entire artistic spectrum is opened up page by page: landscapes, seascapes, topographical views, portraits, rural genre scenes, and still lifes The Albertina owns ...

pvp.55.95 €



IN FINE STYLE   THE ART OF TUDOR AND STUART FASHION "FASHIONALBE DRESS IN TUDOR AND STUART PORTRAITS"

This superbly illustrated book provides a fascinating insight into the costumes and fabrics of theTudor and Stuart age. Detailing both the leading fashions of the day and the appeal to painters of timeless 'classical' dress, ...

pvp.62.02 €



CULTURES IN CONTACT FROM MESOPOTAMIA TO THE MEDITERRANEAN IN THE SECOND MILLENNIUM B.C.

In conjunction with the 2008-9 exhibition Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a series of lectures brought together major international scholars in a variety ...

pvp.48.0 €



DEPICTING THE DEAD "SELF-REPRESENTATION AND COMMEMORATION ON ROMAN SARCOPHAGI WITH P"

The present monograph takes its place in a now well established Tradition of seeing sarcophagi as visual statements of deceased Individuals that used allegories to plot lives and personal memories against mythological and other idealised ...

pvp.59.34 €



MEXICAN PORTRAITS

por ORTIZ MONASTERIO, PABLO

MEXICAN PORTRAITS

In the history of photography in Mexico, portraiture is an important, established tradition, transcending styles, subjects and decades. Mexican Portraits includes more than 350 portraits from more than 80 well-known Mexican photographers, including Romualdo García, ...

pvp.80.0 €



LASERS IN THE CONSERVATION OF ARTWORKS Vol.IX

The papers in this volume were presented as papers or posters at the ninth meeting dedicated to the use of lasers in the conservation of artworks (LACONA), hosted by the British Museum and University College, ...

pvp.94.33 €



WILLIAM MORRIS TEXTILES

por PARRY, LINDA

WILLIAM MORRIS TEXTILES

William Morris Textiles was the first comprehensive survey of the many hundreds of original, colorful textiles produced by William Morris (1834-1896) and the two commercial companies he founded and managed. To this day it remains ...

pvp.60.66 €



MERCHANTS, MARKETS, AND EXCHANGE IN THE PRE-COLUMBIAN WORLD

Merchants, Markets, and Exchange in the Pre-Columbian World examines the structure, scale, and complexity of economic systems in the pre-Hispanic Americas, with a focus on the central highlands of Mexico, the Maya Lowlands, and the ...

pvp.68.31 €



JEAN DE GONET, RELIEUR

por CORON, ANTOINE

JEAN DE GONET, RELIEUR

Figure majeure de la reliure d'art des trente dernières années, Jean de Gonet s'est très tôt affirmé en rupture complète avec les modalités et les décors de la reliure dite de création. Mettant à nu ...

pvp.55.72 €



ILLUSTRATING SHAKESPEARE

por WHITFIELD, P.

ILLUSTRATING SHAKESPEARE

"Artists have been drawn to the plays of Shakespeare for more than three centuries. For the artist, the challenge was to re-create the characters and the drama not on the living stage, but to freeze ...

pvp.26.33 €



A COMPANION TO LUIS BUÑUEL

A Companion to Luis Buñuel presents a collection of critical readings by many of the foremost film scholars that examines and reassesses myriad facets of world-renowned filmmaker Luis Buñuel's life, works, and cinematic themes. - ...

pvp.190.0 €



LA CORTE DE LOS BORBONES: CRISIS DEL MODELO CORTESANO Vol.1-3

Esta obra cierra un ambicioso proyecto, iniciado a finales de la década de 1980 por un grupo de jóvenes profesores que nos propusimos estudiar la Monarquía hispana con una nueva metodología, abandonando los estrechos caminos ...

pvp.95.0 €



DEFINING BOUNDARIES IN AL-ANDALUS "MUSLIMS, CHRISTIANS, AND JEWS IN ISLAMIC IBERIA"

Al-Andalus, the Arabic name for the medieval Islamic state in Iberia, endured for over 750 years following the Arab and Berber conquest of Hispania in 711. While the popular perception of al-Andalus is that of ...

pvp.69.97 €



EGYPTIAN STELAE IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM FROM THE 13TH - 17TH CENTURIES Tomo I Vol.I FASC

The scenes and inscriptions of each of the forty-two stelae are described in detail, with full translations, textual notes and explanatory diagrams. Each catalogue entry includes a wideranging general commentary on phraseology, formulae and titles, ...

pvp.107.6 €



HIERONYMUS COCK THE RENAISSANCE IN PRINT

Hieronymus Cock (1518-1570) was an Antwerp painter and printmaker. Together with his wife, he was one of the first to establish a publishing house for prints. From 1548 their firm "At the Sign of the ...

pvp.80.75 €



THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF RACE "THE EUGENIC IDEAS OF FRANCIS GALTON AND FLINDERS PETRIE"

The Archaeology of Race looks at how racial and social theory was practically applied by British historians and archaeologists to interpret the past during the late nineteenth century, particularly through the use of material culture ...

pvp.121.0 €



SPANISH CINEMA 1973-2010 "AUTEURISM, POLITICS, LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY"

This collection offers a new lens through which to examine Spain's cinema production following the isolation imposed by the Franco regime. The seventeen key films analyzed in the volume span a period of 35 years ...

pvp.114.02 €



PARIS, 1650-1900 "DECORATIVE ARTS IN THE RIJKSMUSEUM"

From 1650 to 1900 Paris was the undisputed centre of fashion and taste in Europe. Home to a unique concentration of artists, designers, patrons, critics, and a keen buying public, Paris was the city where ...

pvp.333.0 €



EL MUNDO EN MOVIMIENTO "CIRCULACIÓN DE BIENES, RECURSOS E IDEAS EN EL VALLE CALCHAQUÍ, S"

This book presents research results on the interaction processes between societies that inhabited in the Calchaquí Valley (Province of Salta, northwestern Argentina) and those from surrounding regions between the 9th and 16th centuries. Such study ...

pvp.76.41 €



DON QUIXOTE AMONG THE SARACENS "A CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS AND LITERARY GENRES"

Don Quixote among the Saracens considers how Cervantes' work reflects the clash of civilizations and anxieties towards cultural pluralism that permeated Golden Age Spain. The fictional Don Quixote was constantly defeated in his knightly adventures. ...

pvp.32.2 €



BLUE PIGMENTS "5000 YEARS OF ART AND INDUSTRY"

Each civilization devised its own solution for manufacturing the color blue. The names of the different pigments often reflect this geographic diversity: from Egyptian blue to copper phthalocyanine, ranging through Maya and Han blues, smalt, ...

pvp.57.32 €



ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES "CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT"

This is the fifth volume to appear in the Getty Conservation Institute's Readings in Conservation series, which gathers and publishes texts that have been influential in the development of thinking about the conservation of cultural ...

pvp.74.26 €



POLITY & ECOLOGY IN FORMATIVE PERIOD COASTAL OAXACA

Encapsulating two decades of research, Polity and Ecology in Formative Period Coastal Oaxaca is the first major treatment of the lower Río Verde region of Oaxaca, investigating its social, political, and ecological history. Tracing Formative ...

pvp.92.86 €



MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS IN EUROPE 1350-1550 "PACKAGING, PRESENTATION AND CONSUMPTION"

This collaborative collection considers the packaging, presentation and consumption of medieval manuscripts and early printed books in Europe 1350-1550. The book showcases innovative research on the history of the book from a range of established ...

pvp.101.4 €



THE FABRIC OF MARIAN DEVOTION IN ISABEL DE VILLENA'S VITA CHRISTI

Isabel de Villena (1430-1490) is one of the most fascinating women of the Spanish middle ages. Related to the royal family, she became abbess of the Poor Clare convent, the Santa Trinitat, in Valencia in ...

pvp.80.0 €



PARIS HAUTE COUTURE

por SAILLARD, OLIVIER

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE

A comprehensive history of high fashion in Paris from Madame Grès and Balenciaga to Yves Saint Laurent and Yohji Yamamoto, spanning all aspects from clothing and accessories to perfume. Ever since Charles Frederick Worth dressed ...

pvp.60.0 €



PORTUGAL, JESUITS, AND JAPAN "SPIRITUAL BELIEFS AND EARTHLY GOODS"

Offering a new perspective on global trade relations during the Age of Exploration, Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan explores the relationships between Portuguese merchants, Jesuits, and the Japanese during the nanban period (1543-1614). Created to accompany ...

pvp.66.15 €



MUSEUMS AND SILENT OBJECTS "DESIGNING EFFECTIVE EXHIBITIONS"

In a society where split-second decisions about the value of things are grounded on how they look, museum visitors are often drawn to visually striking or iconic objects. This book investigates the question of the ...

pvp.93.24 €



THE PRINCIPLES OF ARAB NAVIGATION

Throughout History, the Indian Ocean has been a zone of interaction between far-flung civilizations served by ports, and connected with the Mediterranean by the Gulf and Red Sea. The dhows that were the vehicles of ...

pvp.59.34 €



NUEVAS CONTRIBUCIONES EN TORNO AL MUNDO DEL COLECCIONISMO DE ARTE HISPÁNICO EN LOS SIGLOS XIX Y XX

Este libro constituye un rico y sugestivo análisis sobre los intrincados mecanismos que nutren el cuerpo del coleccionismo de arte hispánico, entre los que cabe destacar los efectos de las desamortizaciones, el denso entramado de ...

pvp.32.0 €



AFTER EXPULSION "1492 AND THE MAKING OF SEPHARDIC JEWRY"

On August 3, 1492, the same day that Columbus set sail from Spain, the long and glorious history of that nation's Jewish community officially came to a close. The expulsion of Europe's last major Jewish ...

pvp.47.96 €



ANCIENT ORIGINS OF THE MEXICAN PLAZA "FROM PRIMORDIAL SEA TO PUBLIC SPACE"

The plaza has been a defining feature of Mexican urban architecture and culture for at least 4,000 years. Ancient Mesoamericans conducted most of their communal life in outdoor public spaces, and today the plaza is ...

pvp.75.56 €



VISUAL JUDAISM IN LATE ANTIQUITY "HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF JEWISH ART"

A new type of Jewish art emerged in Late Antiquity, when artists produced visual depictions that had not existed earlier within a Jewish context - figural images (including pagan motifs), biblical scenes, and religious symbols. ...

pvp.87.5 €



EARLY VISIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS OF AMERICA "ALVAR NUNEZ CABEZA DE VACA'S NAUFRAGIOS AND WILLIAM BRADFORD'S ."

When the Europeans first arrived in America, they had a number of preconceptions, prejudices, expectations and hopes about what life in the New World would be like. This book examines the different visions and representations ...

pvp.102.19 €



FORGING AUTHENTICITY. GIOVANNI BASTIANINI AND THE NEO-RENAISSANCE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY FLORENCE

Giovanni Bastianini, probabilmente il miglior imitatore fiorentino della scultura italiana rinascimentale dell'Ottocento, è stato oggetto di una controversia che continua ancora oggi. Analizzando la dicotomia tra il suo stile pseudo-rinascimentale e contemporaneo, Moskowitz pone saldamente ...

pvp.119.48 €



IL PRESEPE NAPOLETANO DEL '700 E LA PITTURA. LA NATURA MORTA.

L'autore ha voluto dedicarsi allo stretto rapporto esistente fra la pittura napoletana del XVII e XVIII secolo e le figure presepiali del '700 e viceversa: all'influenza che taluni personaggi, animali, accessori del presepe hanno avuto ...

pvp.73.8 €



STUDIES IN THE ISLAMIC ARTS OF THE BOOK

The studies collected in this volume, some of them rather difficult to access, date mostly from the last fifteen years and focus primarily on Persian book painting of the 14th to the early 16th centuries. ...

pvp.246.53 €



MASTERS OF FRENCH PAINTING, 1290-1920: AT THE WADSWORTH ATHENEUM

Accompanies the exhibition Medievel to Monet at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Connecticut, USA, October 2012 - February 2013 This is both a major reference title on French art and a book aimed at general art-lovers An ...

pvp.61.56 €



LA PLACE DU CHOEUR "ARCHITECTURE ET LITURGIE DU MOYEN ÂGE AUX TEMPS MODERNES"

Où mettre le choeur ? Dès l'origine de l'architecture chrétienne, cette question a été une préoccupation constante des bâtisseurs d'églises et une source de... Lire la suite tension entre les usagers, laïcs et clercs, individus, ...

pvp.95.0 €



LES DESSINS DE LA COLLECTION DE PIERRE-JEAN MARIETTE Vol.1-2 "ECOLE FRANÇAISE"

Né Pierre-Jean Mariette 1694 a grandi avec les collections créées par son grand-père, Pierre Mariette, un marchand de copies, et son père Jean Mariette, qui imprime aussi. Si en tant que graveur n'a pas été ...

pvp.625.0 €



COURTING THE ALHAMBRA "CROSS-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE HALL OF JUSTICE CEILINGS"

The ceiling paintings in the Hall of Justice of the Alhambra have not received serious scholarly attention for the past thirty years, perhaps due to their difficult incorporation into a discrete program of Christian vs. ...

pvp.122.3 €



TERRA 2008 "THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE STUDY AND CONSERVATION"

Earthen architecture constitutes one of the most diverse forms of cultural heritage and one of the most challenging to preserve. It dates from all periods and is found on all continents but is particularly prevalent ...

pvp.81.71 €



INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND DEMOGRAPHY "THE COMPLEX RELATION BETWEEN IDENTITY AND STATISTICS"

When researchers want to study indigenous populations they are dependent upon the highly variable way in which states or territories enumerate, categorize, and differentiate indigenous people.In this volume, anthropologists, historians, demographers, and sociologists have come ...

pvp.85.0 €



ANCIENT ECHOES "THE MARK GORDON COLLECTION OF SOUTHEASAT ASIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC ART"

The Mark Gordon Collection of Southeast Asian Ethnographic Art offers a unique and compelling case for a greater appreciation of the genre. The visually inspiring works illustrated in this book, many published here for the ...

pvp.66.0 €



WOMEN'S LITERACY IN EARLY MODERN SPAIN AND THE NEW WORLD

Containing essays from leading and recent scholars in Peninsular and colonial studies, this volume offers entirely new research on women's acquisition and practice of literacy, on conventual literacy, and on the cultural representations of women's ...

pvp.109.85 €



PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA Vol.VI "ARTI APPLICATE DONAZIONI DIVERSE.NUMISMATICA. ARTE PRECOLOMBINA"

Continua con questo sesto volume la catalogazione completa della Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, una delle gallerie più visitate in Milano. La Pinacoteca costituisce infatti una delle più originali e sistematiche collezioni artistiche milanesi: per la prima volta ...

pvp.135.2 €



CHANGING VIEWS OF TEXTILE CONSERVATION

This fourth volume in the Readings in Conservation series aims to promote critical thinking about the concepts and practices of textile conservation and to encourage engagement with new issues. Recognizing conservation as a dynamic social ...

pvp.80.56 €



A COMPANION TO COGNITIVE ANTHROPOLOGY

por KRONENFELD, DAVID B.

A COMPANION TO COGNITIVE ANTHROPOLOGY

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research ...

pvp.185.0 €



PERSPECTIVES ON MODERN SOUTH ASIA: A READER IN CULTURE, HISTORY, AND REPRESENTATION

Perspectives on Modern South Asia presents an exciting core collection of essays drawn from anthropology, literary and cultural studies, history, sociology, economics, and political science to reveal the complexities of a region that is home ...

pvp.102.0 €



BALENCIAGA AND SPAIN

por BOWLES, HAMISH

BALENCIAGA AND SPAIN

This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain's culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga. Hailed as "Fashion's Picasso" by ...

pvp.58.0 €



ETHNOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT (FOUR-VOLUME SET)

Ethnography is an extremely broad church, and the range of methodological stances adopted by ethnographers extends across theoretical, political and technological divides. As a method it is intense and often makes considerable personal demands on ...

pvp.1100.0 €



STUDYING OLD MASTER PAINTINGS "TECHNOLOGY AND PRACTICE"

The papers in this volume constitute a substantial body of work that provides a wide-ranging overview of current research on the technology and practice of old master paintings, covering some 700 years of European painting, ...

pvp.123.26 €



THE CONSERVATION, RESTORATION, AND REPAIR OF STRINGED INSTRUMENTS AND THEIR BOWS Vol.1-3

IPCI-Canada in association with Archetype, has 140 articles, 1200 pages, and over 1200 illustrations and will be an invaluable resource for both conservators and craftspeople. The outcome of a rigorous selection process by an editorial ...

pvp.1374.29 €



DICTIONARY OF MUSIC ET MUSICIANS Vol.10

Grove's/Macmillan Publ.,, New York, 1980. As New. Never readed. Nuevo. Nunca leido.

pvp.25.0 €



DICTIONARY OF MUSIC ET MUSICIANS Vol.11

Grove's/Macmillan Publ.,, New York, 1980. As New. Never readed. Nuevo. Nunca leido.

pvp.25.0 €



DESPORTES. CATALOGUE RAISONNE Vol.1-2

Dans les années 1960, Georges de Lastic avait établi le premier catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre de Desportes et en fit l'objet de son mémoire de l'École du Louvre en 1969. Il s'agit essentiellement d'un recollement ...

pvp.320.0 €



CLOTHING, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND Vol.1-3

Recently, the history of clothing has been the subject of intense scholarly interest, but there has been a shortage of source material available. This three-volume collection redresses the balance, bringing together rare documents and unpublished ...

pvp.493.1 €



WOODCARVING AND WOODCARVERS IN VENICE 1350-1550

This book is the first synthetic treatment of Venetian woodcarving and woodcarvers. It opens with an introduction covering all aspects of the subject - materials, techniques, patronage, genres, and style, as well as social history ...

pvp.124.0 €



LEONE LEONI AND THE STATUS OF THE ARTIST AT THE END OF THE RENAISSANCE

The late Renaissance sculptor Leone Leoni (1509-1590) came from modest beginnings, but died as a nobleman and knight with a house and art collection envied by the nobility. Leoni's success as an artist and his ...

pvp.104.62 €



THE HERMITAGE COLLECTIONS Vol.1-2 "I: TREASURES OF WORLD ART; II: FROM THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT TO"

The definitive volumes celebrating the collections of the Hermitage Museum. For nearly 250 years the State Hermitage has been one of Europes most palatial museums. It encompasses more than three million works of art and ...

pvp.94.33 €



ANTHONY CARO. BOXED SET Vol.1-5 "THE DEFINITIVE SERIES ON THE SCULPTURE"

This is a boxed set of Anthony Caro: Drawing in Space, Anthony Caro: Interior and Exterior, Anthony Caro: Figurative and Narrative Sculpture, Anthony Caro: Small Sculptures and Anthony Caro: Presence. The box has been specially ...

pvp.184.36 €



AFRICAN FACES "A HOMAGE TO AFRICAN MASK"

This beautiful book was born out of the passion and artistic insight of Marnix Neerman and Hugo Martens. One hundred and twenty-eight masks have been photographed in such a unique style that their artistic nature ...

pvp.117.0 €



AFRICAN ART "A CENTURY AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM"

The Major works from all areas of sub-Saharan Africa are included in the collection's vast holdings, while the figurative sculpture and masks of Central Africa constitute its most significant focus. More than 130 of those ...

pvp.69.0 €



ALEJANDRO DE LA SOTA. CUATRO AGRUPACIONES DE VIVIENDA: MAR MENOR-SANTANDER- CALLE VELÁZQUEZ- ALCUDIA

Reelaboración de la Tesis Doctoral de D. Rodrigo Pemjean: 'Utopía y Realidad, Cuatro proyectos de vivienda colectiva de Alejandro de la Sota', libro que aborda el problema de la vivienda desde la arquitectura de Alejandro ...

pvp.18.0 €