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    The Pageant of Painting. From the Byzantine Era to Picasso by D'Espezel, Pierre; Fosca, Francois

    New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc. 1967. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 276 pages An up-to-date treatment of the history of painting, focusing on the growth of creative vision over the past twenty centuries. . Reprint. Softcover.



    Autographed Letter Signed by SHAHN, Ben (1898 - 1969)

    Roosevelt, NJ, 1952. unbound. 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, Roosevelt, New Jersey, May 17, 1952, accompanied by the original stamped and postmarked envelope. Written by the Social Realism artist to a friend requesting a rain-check for dinner: "Dear Mrs. Tishman, My wife and I would have loved to have dinner with you - thank you so much for asking us...Sincerely, Ben Shahn." Natural folds; near fine condition.



    Pelican Guide to European Literature: The Age of Realism by Hemmings, F. W. J

    London: Pelican,. Paperback. 415pp. Pages tanned. lightly rubbed. Sunned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1974.



    Realism and Nationalism 1852-1871 by Binkley,Robert C

    1935. Realism and Nationalism 1852-1871 by Robert C. Binkley, paperback, 1935, 338 pages, illustrated.



    The Meaning of Contemporary Realism by Lukács, Georg

    London: Merlin,. Hardback. 137pp. Translated from the German. Deals with the ideas of modernism, realism, and socialism in a study of the writing of Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, and others. Black cloth with gilt titles. Slightly faded to spine. Very good copy. . Hardcover. 1963.



    Radical Realism: Direct Knowing in Science and Philosophy by Edward Pols

    1992-02-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!



    In Defence of Realism by Tallis, Raymond

    London: Edward Arnold,. Paperback. 220pp. A study of the modern realistic novel, the sense that realism is under attack and a consideration of the realist novel and cinema. Very rubbed to all edges. Binding is sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1988.



    Susanna (The Foot Bath) by KENT, Rockwell

    New York, 1929. Limited. unbound. Lithograph. Signed in pencil. Image measures 8" x 5.5". Sheet measures 16" x 11.75". Matted with archival corners. This print by Rockwell Kent depicts a woman washing her feet in a river, one leg in the water and the other bent up onto the shore. The background is lush with stylized foliage, and the woman appears to gaze contemplatively at the water in front of her. This image appeared in Kent's 1933 "Rockwellkentiana," and the print is from an edition of 100. It is in good condition with wide margins. It has been professionally matted with archival hinging. Crease in the lower portion of the sheet, not affecting the image. Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was an American realist painter from Tarrytown, New York. Kent spent his life in a variety of places, including Maine, Newfoundland, Alaska, Greenland, and South America. His paintings, lithographs, and woodcuts often portray aspects of a life lived in nature and are collected today by major museums throughout the country. Kent was also a prolific writer and illustrator who produced several books. This print in a beautiful example of his work.


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    Patricia Piccinini Once upon a time... by Messenger, Jane

    Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia. 2011. Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Contained in a very good+ clear plastic case. Silver gilt to edges. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 148 pages The comprehensive and spectacular catalogue of the art exhibition of the same name by this highly regarded, contemporary Australian artist. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

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