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Includes forty of the American Museum of Natural History's dioramas, depicting animals and birds from around the world. This title contains information about how the dioramas were created and who made them. It covers exploration, documentation, specimen hunting, taxidermy, landscape painting, and the craft of diorama-making.
This is the third and final volume of the catalogue raisonne of the American painter John Singer Sargent 1856-1925. It comprises over 200 portraits and portrait sketches in oil and watercolour, painted between 1900 and the artist's death in 1925, along with detailed information about each work.
This catalogue describes all of the works of art on view at the exhibition it accompanies at the Mauritshuis, the Hague, 2003 as well as discussing in detail the history of the turbulent 16th century in which Holbein lived, the people he portrayed and the court of Henry VIII.
A catalogue of the Italian paintings from 1400 to 1460 in The National Gallery, London. It includes entries on masterpieces by the greatest artists of the period, such as Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Pisanello and Uccello. All the paintings are reproduced in full-page colour.
"The rigid, straight line is fundamentally alien to humanity, life and the whole of creation". Hundertwasser applied this philosophy to all the media and art-forms he has experimented with during his wild career. This retrospective, Pierre Restany covers Hundertwasser's development as an artist.
By David Scrase
A chronological selection of flower drawings, showing illuminated manuscripts, contributions from the Renaissance, the later seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries and the present day. The illustrations bring out the stunning detail and colour characteristic of the form.