SIMSON, O: The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition)

The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition), book coverSimson, Otto von. The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order (Revised, Second Edition). Princeton: The Bollingen, Pantheon, 1965. Unmarked text. Rubbed dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26258) $16.00

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Proposing that that the Gothic cathedral is an an image of supernatural reality, the author also asserts that Gothic architecture creates its own symbols, whether political, economic, intellectual, or artistic. Features the Abbey of St. Denis and Chartres.

Illustrated with 3 tipped in color plates, 44 B/W plates, and 9 text figures. 1965 reprint of the second edition, revised with additions in 1962. 278p. Index.

VAN GOGH, V: Vincent Van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings

Vincent Van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings, book coverJong, Casper de. Vincent Van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings. Amsterdam: National Museum Vincent van Gogh, 1973. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26257) $14.00

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A collection of drawing and plates. Illustrations in both color and B/W.

Foreword by Dr. V. W. van Gogh.

Essay on life and work by Casper de Jong. Quotations from Vincent’s letters referring to paintings and drawings, translated into English. 122p.

SOTHEBY PARKE BERNET: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Prints

 Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Prints, book coverSotheby Parke Bernet (Los Angeles). Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Prints. Unmarked text. Some edge wear. Very Good. Paperback. (#26255) $20.00

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Sale 131, September 23-24, 1974.

Artists include Josef Albers, Ivan Albright, Tom Holland, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Linder, large Picasso selection, Rosenquist, Rauschenberg, Wayne Thiebaud, Zorn, and others. 130p.

TURNER, JMW: Turner: Imagination and Reality (1966 MoMA exhibition)

 Turner: Imagination and Reality (1966 MoMA exhibition), book coverGowing, Lawrence. Turner: Imagination and Reality. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with a closed tear. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26254) $12.00

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Illustrated with 77 plates (16 in color). 64p. Measures 8.75×9.75 inches.

Catalog for 1966 exhibition at MOMA, New York.

Turner (1775-1851), an English Romanticist landscape painter, was considered a controversial figure in his day. He is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to an eminence that rivaled history painting.

Schiele, E: Egon Schiele, Eros and Passion (Pegasus Library)

Egon Schiele, Eros and Passion (Pegasus Library), book cover Schroeder, Klaus Albrecht. Egon Schiele, Eros and Passion (Pegasus Library). Prestel, 1999. ISBN: 379132229X. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26253) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Examines the erotic work of the Expressionist artist within the perspective of history’s shifting views concerning beauty, aesthetics and decency.

Schiele (1890-1918) was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. Bibliographic notes. 120p.

MET MUSEUM: Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 2003-2004 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, LXII, No. 2, Fall 2004)

Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 2003-2004 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, LXII, No. 2, Fall 2004). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004. Unmarked text. 56p. Extensively illustrated. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, LXII, No. 2, Fall 2004. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26244) $10.00

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MET MUSEUM: Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 2002-2003 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin)

Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 2002-2003 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. Unmarked text. 68p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26243) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Fall 2003, Vol. LXI, Number 2.