c 1800 to c 1900

    Kempe

    By Adrian Barlow

    Paperback £25.00

    This book provides a full account of the life of Charles Eamer Kempe, based on archives of the Kempe Trust and on the author''s own extensive researches. In particular, the book explores the importance of his family and family connections; his experiences as a student at Oxford and the development...

    Gustav Klimt. Complete Paintings

    Hardback £11.46

    Fall under the spell of Gustav Klimt. A century after his death, the Viennese artist still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. Master of 19th-century Viennese art and pioneer of the Secessionist movement, Klimt built up a shimmering legacy of lustrous tones and gold leaf textures,...

    Thannhauser Gallery

    Hardback £32.21

    While legend has it that Vincent van Gogh 1853-1890 sold only one work during his lifetime, it was not long after his death that sales of his paintings began to shatter auction house records. In this carefully researched book, leading Van Gogh scholars provide us with a glimpse into classified...

    Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party

    By ,Eliza Rathbone

    Hardback £17.43

    A 'who's-who' guide to Pierre-Auguste Renoir's iconic Luncheon of the Boating Party.

    Renoir: An Intimate Biography

    By Barbara Ehrlich White

    Hardback £17.43

    A major new biography of this enduringly popular artist by the world's foremost scholar of his life and work

    Manet

    By Pierre Bourdieu

    Hardback £27.96

    What is a 'symbolic revolution'? What happens when a symbolic revolutions occurs, how can it succeed and prevail and why is it so difficult to understand? Using the exemplary case of Edouard Manet, Pierre Bourdieu began to ponder these questions as early as the 1980s, before making it the focus...

    Mad Enchantment

    By Ross King

    Paperback £8.45

    Claude Monet's water lily paintings are among the most iconic and beloved works of art of the past century. Yet these entrancing images were created at a time of terrible private turmoil and sadness for the artist. The dramatic history behind these paintings is little known; Ross King's Mad Enchantment...

    Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels

    By Christopher Lloyd

    Paperback Save £4.32 = £12.63

    Edgar Degas 1834-1917 was one of the outstanding draughtsmen of the 19th century: drawing was not only a central tenet of his art, but essential to his existence. Through an examination of the artist's drawings and pastels, Christopher Lloyd reveals the development of Degas's style as well the story of...

    Degas

    By Katie Greenwood

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The Biographic senes presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all of them in vivid snapshots.

    Face of Medicine

    By Mary Hunter

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.46

    Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical and scientific cultures, and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery. -- .

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