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Wimsey the Bloodhound's Institute of Houndish Art Volume Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Wimsey the Bloodhound believes that all pictures look better with a Hound in them--even if they were painted by Leonardo! Aided and abetted by his French Bulldog colleague, Professor Pluto, Wimsey has "improved" some of the world's best-loved and most renowned art masterpieces by placing himself at the center of the action. Painting will never be the same!
Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
A Question of Attribution
Price: $39.00 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
By the early nineteenth century, Britain had become a treasure house of art. But many of these paintings were not, as their owners believed, by the great artists of the Italian Renaissance - some were copies, some were outright forgeries, and many more were wrongly attributed. The stage was set for the emergence of professional art connoisseurs with the required knowledge, application, and skills.
History of Painting in Three Easy Chapters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This history of painting is for people who can't tell Baroque from Gothic and Neoclassicism from Pre-Raphaelism and do not necessarily want to go there. It is produced by one who was in the same predicament not long ago. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is not associated with this book in any way. This book is a companion to the Met Tours iPhone application and contains 4 tours.
Poussin's Humour
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
Rembrandt's Artistic Biblical Interpretations, From The Attic Of Civilization
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Rembrandt’s paintings give the reader visual pictures of the biblical teachings and interpretations. Young and old find this a fascinating concept and one that is most appreciated and valued. “A picture is worth a thousand words” and Dr. Girsh’s beautiful interpretations of art, history and Biblical themes are an inspiration – giving the reader enjoyment while learning.
The Renaissance House
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Art
Robert Burns lives in an ordinary house in England. But it’s not an ordinary house. Not at all. On the outside, it seems like any other dwelling, but on the inside, it’s been transformed into an incredible art gallery, a shrine to and celebration of Renaissance art, containing wonderful reproductions of classic works from centuries gone by; portraits, wall frescos, lunettes and friezes alike.