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Wedgwood - Mankowitz, Wolf

A comprehensive account of all Wedgwood ware from the Whieldon-Wedgwood partnership at Fenton Hall in the 1750s to the period of Emile Lessore more than a century later. Complete with illustrations and references made to important items in American collections. Also includes verbatim texts and facsimile reproductions from the early catalogues which provide a guide to dating and identification of particular pieces.

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Colonial American Portraiture: The Economic, Religious, Social, Cultural, Philosophical, Scientific, and Aesthetic Foundations - Craven, Wayne

Provides an understanding of the colonial American portrait and its style of execution, focusing portraiture as an expression of society and the individual. Analyzes the factors of economics, religion, socio-cultural heritage, and philosophical and scientific inquiry into the study of artistic style and aesthetics. Traces 3 major stages of development in the 17th and 18th centuries and examines regional diversity of character and lifestyle.

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European Painting and Sculpture - Newton, Eric, 1893-1965

A short account of the development of the fine arts, and in particular of painting, in Europe from the eaerliest times to the present day.

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How Prints Look: Photographs with a Commentary - Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961

An elementary introduction to the appearances of prints, including illustrations that nearly all reproduce details of prints.

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Neo-Classicism - Honour, Hugh

While neo-classicism as a style of a period in history that witnessed political and social revolutions greater than any since the fall of the Roman Empire, the art was deeply marked by underlying and suppressed contradictions, but also more positive, conscious aspects, which is reflected in this book about the period.

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The Renaissance Artist at Work: From Picasso to Titian - Cole, Bruce, 1938-

Provides the background to the painting and sculpture of central Italy between 1250 and 1550 so that it can be seen in context. It is less about the works of art themselves than about how the artists learned their craft, the organization of their workshops, the families they came from and the guilds they belonged to; how they saw themselves; how their customers or patrons treated them; and where their work was displayed.

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Rustics in Rebellion: A Yankee Reporter on the Road to Richmond, 1861-1865 - Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914

An account of the men who fought the battles and the women who struggled to preserve their homes during the Virginia campaigns.

Record Type: Library