JOHNSON, RF: Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper

 Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper, book coverJohnson, Robert Flynn; Breuer, Karin and Louise Siddons. Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2007. ISBN: 9780884011279. Unmarked text. Bumped edges and spine. Stamped “Judy” on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26833) $40.00

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Catalog for June 23-October 7, 2007 exhibition. 88p. Well illustrated.

An introduction to the Achenbach Collection for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, one of the most significant bodies of works on paper in an American museum. Color reproductions. Artists include Mantegna, Goltzius, Daguerre, Winslow Homer, Stanley Hayter, Richard Diebenkorn, Gerhard Richter, Julie Mehretu, Lucian Freud, etc.

V&A Museums: Furniture in the House of Lords: A Report by the Victoria and Albert Museum

Furniture in the House of Lords: A Report by the Victoria and Albert Museum, book coverVictoria and Albert Museum. Furniture in the House of Lords: A Report by the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1974. ISBN: 0104133759. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26822) $16.00

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Twelve full page B/W illustrations, one in color. Measures 6×9.5 inches.

Presented to the Sub-Committee of the Offices Committee on Works of Art in the House of Lords. Ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 31st July 1974. 24p. Preface by the Keeper of Furniture and Woodwork at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Looks at what survives, the relationship of furniture and decoration, the present, and the future use of the furniture. Includes recommendations.

KLAPTHOR, MB: The First Ladies Hall. The National Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution

The First Ladies Hall. The National Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, book coverKlapthor, Margaret Brown. The First Ladies Hall. The National Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, 1981. ISBN: 0874741335. Unmarked text. Date on title page. Sticker inside cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26816) $10.00

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Introduction to a collection of dresses worn by First Ladies in every administration that is installed in period rooms so that the dresses are presented in surroundings much like those in which they were originally worn. 24p.

BROWN, J: Transformation: The Art of Joan Brown (Member Exhibition Invitation, Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California)

Brown, Joan Transformation: The Art of Joan Brown (Member Exhibition Invitation, Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California) Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Invitation. (#26811) $14.00

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Four-sided card with images on back and front. Front is “Joan and Donald,” 1982, an image of Joan with her cat. The back image is “The Cypress Trees,” 1980.

Brown (1938-1990) was a notable member of the “second generation” of the Bay Area Figurative Movement. After a successful career as a teacher and painter, she died young, in a construction accident while installing an obelisk at the Sai Baba’s Eternal Heritage Museum.

ERNI, H: Hans Erni Museum Catalog and Brochure

Hans Erni Museum Catalog and Brochure, Catalog cover Hans Erni Museum Catalog and Brochure. Hans Erni Museum, 1980. Unmarked. This is a Catalog of Works and a Museum Brochure. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26805) $16.00

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Catalog is 12p on yellow stock. Images on front and back pages. Text German, French, and English.

Also a museum pamphlet. The pamphlet measures 8.25×12.25 inches unfolded. It is folded into 6 panels, 3 on each side. 7 images and information about the museum. Text in French, German, and English.

JONES, EH: Monet Unveiled a New Look at Boston’s Paintings (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Monet Unveiled a New Look at Boston's Paintings (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), book coverJones, Elizabeth H. Monet Unveiled a New Look at Boston’s Paintings (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1977. ISBN: 0878461213. Unmarked text. Monet cut-out on cover, with slight damage to the “M”. Good. Paperback. (#26794) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated.

Catalog of an exhibition of the MFA’s Monet paintings, including a essay by Elizabeth H. Jones, Conservator of Paintings, on then recent cleanings of the works.

PACH, W: The Art Museum in America by Walter Pach

The Art Museum in America by Walter Pach, frontispiecePach, Walter. The Art Museum in America. Pantheon, 1948. Unmarked. Staple holes on front end page. Worn edges. No dust jacket. Good. Hardcover. (#26787) $12.00

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Walter Pach (1883-1958) was an artist, critic, lecturer, art adviser, and art historian who wrote extensively about modern art and championed the cause of modern art. Through his numerous books, articles, and translations of European art texts Pach brought the emerging modernist viewpoint to the American public. This book calls into question the relevance, responsibility, and future direction of the American art museum.

62 B/W illustrations. Color Frontispiece. 300p. Index. Supplement: A List of Museums of Art in the United States. Measures 7×10.25 inches.