François A. de Garsault. D.A. Saguto, trans. Ernest W. Peterkin, foreword.
Publisher: Texas Tech. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726505. Daedalus Item Code: 44005
Tens of thousands of shoemakers worked in 18th-century Paris and London—but if any of them wrote about their trade before M. de Garsault's 1767 Art du cordonnier, their accounts have been ... (Read More)
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This one-volume treasury collects the best work (no, really) of "MAD's MADdest Artist," Don Martin, instantly recognizable by the bulbous noses, slapstick sound effects, rapidly levitating ... (Read More)
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Big on colorful photos, this small square book overflows with spectacular images of the historic sites, sea- and landscapes, rocky vistas, lobstermen, wildlife, and lighthouses—the iconic sights that ... (Read More)
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Publisher: National Gallery of Australia. Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780642334046. Daedalus Item Code: 40149
Not a cohesive art movement per se but an extraordinarily creative era in French art, Post-Impressionism transformed the way that the late-19th and early-20th-century public viewed art, and paved the ... (Read More)
Among the watershed moments in the evolution of Western art, the Venetian Renaissance forged an artistic vocabulary of dazzling virtuosity. Featuring 50 masterworks by Mantegna, Giorgione, Titian, ... (Read More)
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Henri Matisse lived at the Villa Le Rêve in the south of France from 1943 to 1948. Here he created a sensuous world, bringing to his studio the particular objects—favorite jugs, vases, shells, ... (Read More)
Matthew Affron & John B. Ravenal, eds., with Emily Smith.
Publisher: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780917046889. Daedalus Item Code: 42341
A New York lawyer with Virginia roots, T. Catesby Jones acquired an extraordinary collection of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures by 60 artists working in Paris during the early 20th ... (Read More)
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This magisterial history of medicine, dentistry, and even quackery is conveyed by physicians and their patients through anecdotes, letters, and art. The discipline's discoveries and controversies, as ... (Read More)
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Unquestionably one of the greatest artists of all time, Michelangelo was a creative genius in the fields of sculpture, painting, and architecture. From the Tondo Doni (about 1505) to the ... (Read More)
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"His extremely distinctive face has made him the archetypal rock star: Mick Jagger is universal," notes François Hébel in the introduction to this remarkable album. From Cecil Beaton to Herb Ritts, ... (Read More)
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Publisher: University of California Press. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780520241909. Daedalus Item Code: 43449
In this richly illustrated analysis, art historian Kathleen Pyne reassesses Georgia O'Keeffe's enduring image, arguing that Alfred Stieglitz's search for a pure, essential "woman in art" led him to ... (Read More)
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