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Life and Works of Constable (Life & Works)

by Clarence Jones

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Published
April 1, 2000
Condition
Used, like new. Actually, never read. There is minor foxing on the top edge. Otherwise book and dust jacket are like new.
ISBN
9781858135212
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$8.65

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Outlining the life and works of one of the great masters of art, this book is beautifully illustrated with a masterpiece and its explanation on each page. Not too big, light and easy to handle. Ideal quick reference book or an introduction to Constable.
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The Practical Potter: A Step-by-Step Handbook

by Josie Warshaw

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Published
2004
Condition
Used, like new
ISBN
9781843099680
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$31.78

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Large glossy well illustrated book, showing the rudiments of practical pottery.
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Fairy Art

by Iain Zaczek

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Published
2005
Condition
BRAND NEW BOOK but damage (half inch open tear and bumping) to top left corner of book and dust jacket. Otherwise perfect condit
ISBN
9781844513277
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$14.44

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The Victorian era saw a flowering of fairy paintings as British artists in particular rejected the classical and ancient Greek subjects in favour of a deeper, closer source of inspiration in the countryside, the hedgerows and the meadows of the nineteenth-century British landscape. This book celebrates the fine art of Fairy painting. Large heavy glossy hardback, beautifully illustrated throughout with fairy… Read more
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The Shell Poster Book

by Shell UK

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Published
1998
Condition
New
Edition
1st
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$216.66

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The very best of Shell art from the collection housed at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. These posters are more than just a vibrant celebration of one company's enlightened and eclectic advertising policy - they are superb pieces of art in their own right. From the 1920s to the 1950s Shell produced some of the most memorable advertising posters… Read more
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The Life and Times of Delacroix [Portraits of Greatness]

by Enzo Orlandi (ed) Adelaide Murgia (text) Peter Muccini (translator)

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Published
1968
Condition
Used. Dust jacket is price clipped, otherwise book is in almost new condition.
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$21.67

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Genius or lunatic? Opinions of Delacroix in Parisian artistic circles were sharply divided when he burst upon them in 1820. This book is beautifully illustrated with Delacroix's work, throughout and sets out the history of his career.
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Angels: From Dante Rossetti to Paul Klee

by Ruth Langenberg

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Published
2012
Condition
New
ISBN
9783791347233
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$14.43

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For centuries, artists have incorporated angels into their works. In the Symbolist movement of the late nineteenth century, these heavenly figures embodied a defiant stance against the materialism and scientific rationalism of that era. The Pre-Raphaelites and Art Nouveau artists especially embraced the angel as a romantic symbol of beauty, grace, and imagination. The masterpieces included in this volume feature… Read more
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MONET

by Jean-Paul Crespelle

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Published
1988
Condition
Used. Dust jacket worn. Book itself in perfect condition
ISBN
9781851701407
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$21.67

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Beautifully illustrated throughout with Monet's works and explanations of his work.
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Dark Art: How to Draw & Paint Witches & Worlds

by Bob Hobbs

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Published
2009
Condition
New
ISBN
9781600611537
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$21.65

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This work presents a fantasy art gallery of visual inspiration, authentic reference and practical guidance on drawing and painting imagery from the diverse world of witchcraft. It is perfect for fantasy artists who want to explore the fascinating history of witchcraft and enhance their images of witches, wizards and related paraphernalia. A wealth of visual and textual information offers artists… Read more
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LONDON 1753

by Sheila O'Connell

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Published
2003
Condition
New
ISBN
9780714126319
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$36.10

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This is a selection of quotations, poems, anecdotes and extracts about London over its long history, illustrated with specially commissioned location photography and a variety of scenes from rarely exhibited watercolours, prints and drawings in the collection of the British Museum.
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COLOR: HOW TO SEE IT. HOW TO PAINT IT (PB)

by Judy Martin

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Published
2003
Condition
Used. General wear. No inscriptions
ISBN
9781861607379
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$7.22

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Very well illustrated in colour throughout - ideal for budding artists
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$7.22
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Art of the Celts

by David Sandison

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Published
2005-09
Condition
New. Minor shelf wear
ISBN
9780753712375
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$12.99

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With beautiful colour photographs and explanations of real 'Celtic' (Bronze Age) artefacts, throughout.
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13 Artists Children Should Know

by Angela Wenzel

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Published
2009-04
Condition
New
ISBN
9783791341736
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$14.43

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Whether it's Leonardo da Vinci's mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeer's vibrant depictions of light, Van Gogh's mesmerizing brush strokes, or Matisse's playful cutouts, the art featured here is introduced in a format and style that will appeal to children. The book proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer helpful historical context. Each artist's entry includes a concise biography, beautiful reproductions… Read more
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Leonardo Da Vinci

by Carlo Pedretti

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Published
November 19, 2005
Condition
New - just a little shelf-worn
ISBN
9781844060368
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$11.54

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Leonardo da Vinci was the true Renaissance man. Not only was he one of the greatest artists ever to live, but he was also a truly gifted architect and creative mind who devised amazing machines centuries ahead of his time. His list of interests and achievements are extraordinary; as well as artist and architect, he was astronomer, researcher, scientist, experimenter,… Read more
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Vincent Van Gogh

by Edda Fonda

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Published
1990
Condition
Gift inscription on front free end paper. Otherwise fine condition.
ISBN
9781854710000
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$11.54

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Almost every page dedicated to one of Van Gogh's masterpieces - with short factual information on the first few pages.
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Monet at Giverny

by Claire Joyes

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Published
1975
Condition
Used. Very good. No ovious marks or damage - just a little age wear.
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780903811156
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$11.56

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FIRST EDITION by MATTHEWS MILLER DUNBAR of LONDON 1975 A biographical photographic account of Monet at Giverny - with many sepia photos of himself and others, as well as some colour pictures of some of his masterpieces.
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The Life and Works of Monet : A Compilation of Works from the Bridgeman Art Library

by Edmund Swinglehurst

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Published
1994
Condition
Used. Ownership signature on neat sticker inside. No other marks or damage. Almost like new.
ISBN
9781858135809
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$7.94

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This book shows fifty of the most famous works of the leading member of the Impressionist movement, Claude Monet. Set out in chorological order, with notes on the great artist's life, this book is beautifully illustrated in colour, with Monet's paintings on every page.
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$7.94
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The Pastel Handbook with Charcoal and Sanguine: Learning from the Masters

by Ettore Maiotti

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Published
1992
Condition
Used, very good: Gift inscription on front free end paper. No other marks or damage.
ISBN
9781854100689
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$5.06

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With examples drawn from the great masters of art, the author uses him highly informative and personal method of instruction to teach the aspiring artist how to use pastels, charcoal and sanguine.
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MONET'S GARDENS

by Swinglehurst E

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Published
1997
Condition
Used, like new. No marks or damage, just very minor wear. Complete with dust jacket.
ISBN
9780752519463
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$7.94

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One of a series of books, exploring how artists have been drawn to certain subjects. This book explores Monet's passion for gardens. beautifully illustrated throughout with Monet's works.
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The Magna Book of Van Gogh

by Juliet Rodway

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Published
1994
Condition
Used. ownership signature on a sticker inside front cover. Otherwise perfect
ISBN
9781854225443
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$5.06

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Small 59 page hardback, well illustrated with Van Gogh's masterpieces and explanations on every page. Nice little book.
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$5.06
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Baroque Painting (Barron's Art Handbooks: Yellow Series)

by Parramon's Editorial Team

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Published
1998
Condition
New
ISBN
9780764150869
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$14.43

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Well set out and well illustrated with colour photographs of masterpieces of baroque paintings from the 17th and 18 centuries. Ideal for an art history student, or anyone who wants to know more about art from that period.
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