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    Art of The Western World Venetian Painitng by Marco Valsecchi

    Paul Hamlyn, London, 1962. First thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Translated from the Italian by Pearl Sanders This is the first edition in the English language. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). No Numbers. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . General shelfwear to covers edges and corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Italy; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; #83577; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 42012. .


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    Art of The Western World Flemish Painting by Gregory Martin

    Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). No numbers. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . General shelfwear to covers edges and corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Belgium; #83571; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 42014. .


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    Original Period Early 19th Century Oil on Canvas Painting 'The Woodman' A man carrying an axe under one arm whilst smoking a pipe, his dog beside him as they walk down a snowy path by AFTER THOMAS BARKER OF BATH (1769-1847)

    1800-1820. Held in attractive black wooden frame, with double gilt border. Framed by The Quality Framing Company Sebastian D’Orsai. Painting Size:52cm x 40cm Frame Size 66cm x 53cm In very good condition. Appears to be unsigned. It appears to have undergone professional conservation work completed at some point in the past with a high quality relining, remounting and waxing which has protected the painting very well. A beautiful Example. Oil on canvas It is a wonderful large and excellent example of an Early British School work that captures the beauty influenced by German Romantic Movement of the late 1700's with finely detailed romantic figures in a "plein air" winter landscape.


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    A FINE COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR BOTANICAL DRAWINGS by TWINING, Elizabeth (1805-1889)

    1831-1858. 223 fine original watercolour botanical drawings (11 5/8 x 9 inches), each inscribed by the artist with their Latin name, common name, and where and when the specimen was collected. Preserved in 5 modern vinyl folders with pockets. Provenance: with correspondence to and from the Misses A. and F. Wilkinson and the British Museum (Natural History), Department of Botany, dated 1962; with correspondence to and from Mrs D.M.P. Phillips and the Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries regarding an exhibition of the watercolours in 1974. An exceptionally fine and comprehensive collection of original watercolour drawings of British flowers by Elizabeth Twining, the second of nine children of Richard Twining (1772-1857) the celebrated tea-merchant and banker. A carte de visite signed by Twining and dated 1886 is enclosed, as is a complete index, hand and type-written. "She was a talented portraitist of plants and flowers as well as being a competent botanist. The two-volume folio edition of her 'Illustrations of the Natural Orders of Plants' (2 vols., 1849) is considered to have a place among the finest lithographic flower books of the mid-nineteenth century. The 'natural order' is that of Alphonse de Candolle, who rejected the Linnaean or 'artificial' classification. The emphasis on the appearance of mature plants and their habitat rather than their physiology is echoed not only in her art but also in her lectures on plants, which as well as having a strong geographical theme also discussed how plants were used, particularly by women. She believed botany had a place in the education of women of all social classes and her approach was that of 'mother educator', whether she was encouraging the poor to grow plants for flower shows or promoting the cultivation of window boxes in institutions such as workhouse wards, where the glory of plants could be shared by sick inmates and staff alike" (Theresa Deane for DNB). Twining's original watercolours for the "Natural Orders of Plants" are held in the extensive collection of botanical art at the Natural History Museum in London. They were gifted to the Museum in 1962 by the Misses A. and F. Wilkinson. For more information about this watercolour, please contact Lori Cohen at Arader Galleries.


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    AU$350.00

    Sketching from Nature in Water Colours by PENLEY, Aaron

    London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co, 1870. A scarce work on the techniques of watercolour, and of considerable interest for the background that it provides on nineteenth-century art, especially its topographical aspects. The book is also a good example of chromolithographic printing of the period. Small folio, original gilt-lettered blue cloth, all edges gilt, colour frontispiece, decorated title page, 13 chromolithograph colour plates and an additional single uncoloured plate, with light scattered foxing and an old prize bookplate, in excellent condition generally.


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    AU$385.00

    La Collection Guerinet. Art Chinois, Indo-Chinois, Japonais by ANON

    Paris: Armand Guerinet. First Edition. Bound in original cloth boards, 320 mm x 400 mm, 65 (5) pages, 10 hand-coloured and 22 black & white full-page plates; marginal tear to front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy.


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    $288.00

    Throw It Amidst Our Enemies by Liston, Gabriel

    Portland, OR: Author, 2012. Original work. 4 x 5.25 inches. Unique artist's book, titled, signed, and dated on the spine. Fine condition. Artist Gabriel Liston, whose paintings typically depict an unsentimental view of the world of children's experience, creates these one-of-a-kind "book tiles" by sewing shut copies of cheaply made commercial children's books (all from the same series), sealing them with acrylic medium, and painting images in a blue reminiscent of Delft tiles. Liston maintains the book tiles' tenuous connection with their origin by typically taking the title from a caption in the book, and by sanding away tiny areas to allow the original cover coloration to show through.


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    AU$2,750.00

    Les Chansons d'Évangélia by HOWET, Marie

    Paris: J. Saudé, 1927. A fine livre d'artiste: twenty five picturesque watercolours of Greece and Turkey are exquisitely reproduced by the pochoir process. In his preface to this collection, Gustave Kahn comments on the artist's recent success at the Salon d'Automne and remarks on the appropriateness of this technique for reproducing her fine originals. This copy is no. 26 of an edition of only 100 copies signed by the artist, and very scarce on the market. First Edition. With 25 pochoir prints, loose as issued in the original decorated wrappers and printed boards, spine of portfolio replaced.


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    Acrylic Painting by John FitzMaurice Mills

    Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, London, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 126 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. General shelf wear to dust jacket, with small chips and tears along the edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges neat, intact, and free of foxing, but a bit dusty. General shelfwear to covers edges and corners with creasing on the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Britain/UK; 1960s; #18652; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50475. .


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    The Promise of a Throne by Liston, Gabriel

    Portland, OR: Author, 2012. Original work. 4 x 5.25 inches. Unique artist's book, titled, signed, and dated on the spine. Fine condition. Artist Gabriel Liston, whose paintings typically depict an unsentimental view of the world of children's experience, creates these one-of-a-kind "book tiles" by sewing shut copies of cheaply made commercial children's books (all from the same series), sealing them with acrylic medium, and painting images in a blue reminiscent of Delft tiles. Liston maintains the book tiles' tenuous connection with their origin by typically taking the title from a caption in the book, and by sanding away tiny areas to allow the original cover coloration to show through.


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    $400.00

    [Untitled Painting: Romantic Walk] by PAINE, Birdsall Douglass

    Philadelphia, 1884. hardcover. very good(+). View. Oil painting on wood panel with signature and date. Image measures 4.25" x 6 3/8". Panel measures 6" x 10 1/8". Charming black and white painting on panel of a man courting a young women, while two older women look in with apparent disapproval. Painting is in very good condition with minor abrasions to left side. Paine (1858-1905) was an American artist born in Vermont. He studied art and worked many years in Philadelphia and later in Paris.


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    $42.75

    I Dipinti Di Alessandra Cavo by Dino Campini

    Ediziono Della Feluca, Rome, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 167 pp. Text is in Italian. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust jacket is in good shape and in protective plastic. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges foxed and browned. General shelfwear to covers edges and corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Italy; 20th century; Italian Language; #105170; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51721. .


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    Georgia O'Keeffe by O'Keeffe, Georgia

    Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd, 1977. Paperback in good condition. Reprinted in 1983. The cover is tanned, marked and edgeworn with a crease down the front. The page block is marked; some lighter marks on one or two pages. The binding is sound and all content is clear. CM. paperback. Good. Used.


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    Art of the Western World: Italian Painting: Perugino to Caravaggio by Andrea Emiliani

    Golden Press, New York, 1963. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: colour plates. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). No Numbers. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . General shelfwear to covers edges and corners especially bottom of the spine. Illustrator: colour plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Italy; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; #83572; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 42016. .


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    AU$12.50

    Chinese Paintings of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, 14th-20th Century by Capon, Edmund; Pang, Mae Anna

    International Cultural Corp. of Australia, Australia, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Quarto 4to . Text contains marks and notes scattered throughout, in ink. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books . This exhibition catalogue, a representation of over 80 Chinese artists of the Ming and Qing (14th to 20th century) dynasties, was produced for an Australian tour that opened in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1 April, 1981 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Chinese Painting, Before Ming Dynasty, During Ming Dynasty, Painting in the Qing Dynasty, Chronology, Index of Artists, Glossary, Biblio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Painting; ISBN: 0959412204. ISBN/EAN: 9780959412208. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3856. . 9780959412208


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    The Art of Sir John Longstaff. Art in Australia. Third Series. Number Thirty Seven by URE SMITH, Sydney (editor)

    Sydney: Art In Australia, 1931. Sir John Longstaff. Monograph on the Australian artist best remembered for his brilliant portraiture although his own first love was the landscape of the Australian bush. Quarto, original wrappers, some spots at the start, internal staples showing signs of rust (as usual), otherwise a very good copy.


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    Goya by Hughes, Robert

    The Harvill Press, London, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. Third Impression . Size: Large Octavo. 433 pages. Dust jacket is in very good condition save a small closed tear at the top of the spine. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. Underlying the exhaustive, critical analysis and the rich historical background is Hughes's own intimately personal relationship to his subject. This is a book informed not only by lifelong love and study, but by his own recent experiences of mortality and death. As such this is a uniquely moving and human book; with the same relentless and fearless intelligence he has brought to every subject he has ever tackled, Hughes here transcends biography to bring us a rich and fiercely brave book about art and life, love and rage, impotence and death. This is one genius writing at full capacity about another-and the result is truly spectacular. Underlying the exhaustive, critical analysis and the rich historical background is Hughes's own intimately personal relationship to his subject. This is a book informed not only by lifelong love and study, but by his own recent experiences of mortality and death. As such this is a uniquely moving and human book; with the same relentless and fearless intelligence he has brought to every subject he has ever tackled, Hughes here transcends biography to bring us a rich and fiercely brave book about art and life, love and rage, impotence and death. This is one genius writing at full capacity about another-and the result is truly spectacular. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Spain; 18th century; Art & Design. ISBN: 1843430541. ISBN/EAN: 9781843430544. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7004. . 9781843430544 This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries..


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    Albert Tucker by MOLLISON, James & BONHAM, Nicholas

    Canberra: Macmillan in Association with the National Gallery of Australia, 1982. This lavishly illustrated monograph contains a lengthy interview with the artist, exploring the metaphysical motivations behind the paintings. Quarto, 144 pages, plates in colour and black & white; original red cloth; near-fine copy with the dust-jacket.


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    Art of the Western World: Italian Painting: Perugino to Caravaggio by Andrea Emiliani

    Paul Hamlyn, London, 1963. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: colour plates. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). No numbers. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . General shelfwear to covers edges and corners. Illustrator: colour plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Italy; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; #47660; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: AC008284I. .


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    Australian Landscape Painters of To-day by BURDETT, Basil & MACDONALD, James S

    Sydney: Art in Australia, 1929. Near Fine. One of the fine early art books published by Art in Australia in the 1920s. Featuring work by Margaret Preston, Arthur Streeton and Lloyd Rees, among others. Edition limited to 750 copies. Quarto, tipped-in colour illustrations and black & white plates throughout; spine renewed, otherwise a near fine copy in original boards.


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    One Hundred Details by Kenneth Clark

    Harrison & Son, London, 1944. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 128 pp. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; #83922; ISBN: 0452274958. ISBN/EAN: 9780452274952. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37148. . 9780452274952


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    The Rustic Charm of Folk Art: Designs and Techniques for Painting on Wood by Brandt, Diana

    Melbourne: Text Publishing. 1992. Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour and black & white illustrations. viii, 176 pages For beginners and experienced craftspeople alike. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Softcover.


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    Paintings From The Frick Collection by Bernice (et al eds) Davidson

    Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1990. Edition Unstated. Softcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Additional authors Edgar Munhall, Nadia Tsherny. Introduction by Charles Ryskamp Size: Quarto. 146 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . Light general shelf wear to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Painting; #90751; ISBN: 0810924617. ISBN/EAN: 9780810924611. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41978. . 9780810924611


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    The Content of Watercolor: Revised and Expanded by Edward Reep

    Van Nostrand, 1983. Revised Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.)Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Painting; ISBN: 0442277733. ISBN/EAN: 9780442277734. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19551. . 9780442277734


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    Autographed Letter Signed by CAMERON, Edgar Spier (1862-1944)

    Chicago, 1897. unbound. very good(+). Fine content A.L.S. 3 pages, Chicago, August 3, 1897, pursuing a lead on a possible commission, in part: "...Mr C.F. Gunther of this city has informed me that you have been considering certain artists with the idea of having some portraits painted and also suggested I write to you. If you have not yet commissioned and artist to do the work I should be pleased to do it for you. I am an exhibitor in the Paris Salon and have portraits in the Union League Club and in the Historical Society's collection in this city. If you will do me the honor to call at my studio when you are in the city I shall take pleasure in showing you other examples of my work..." Condition: irregular toning with occasional foxing but still in very good condition. Leading Chicago muralist who studied under William Merritt Chase and Thomas Wilmer Dewing, members of the American Impressionist movement known as The Ten.


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