BRUEGEL, P: Pieter Bruegel de Oude Antwerpen: Twaalf Spreuken op Borden, Museum Mayer van den Bergh

Pieter Bruegel de Oude Antwerpen: Twaalf Spreuken op Borden, Museum Mayer van den Bergh. 1965. Unmarked. Very Good. Unbound. (#26764) $30.00

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Text in German, English, French, and modern Netherlandish. Twelve loose images on heavy card stock in a folder. Suitable for framing. Each image measures 7×7 inches. They represent twelve Netherlandish proverbial locutions, each personified in a single human figure. Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting.

HOLBEIN, H: Holbein Portrait Drawings (Dover)

Holbein, Hans. Holbein Portrait Drawings. Dover, 1985. ISBN: 0486249379. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26475) $10.00

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Presents 44 of Holbein’s finest portrait drawings, created as a worked as a court painter to Henry VIII.

This volume presents 44 of the finest portrait drawings by Hans Holbein the Younger (c.1497-1543), including Sir Thomas More; Jane Seymour; Edward, Prince of Wales; Anne Boleyn; William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury; Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey; Sir Thomas Wyatt; Nicholas Bourbon the Elder; and many others.

Informative captions provide identification of the sitters, dates, dimensions of the drawings, and notes on the media.

VAN EYCK, J: The Complete Paintings of The Van Eycks

Hughes, Robert; Giorgio T. Faggin. The Complete Paintings of The Van Eycks. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968. ISBN: 0810955210. Unmarked text. Includes original clear plastic dust jacket, with large tears. Title in the Classics of the World’s Great Art series. Hardcover. (#26442) $12.00

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64 large color plates. 111 B/W illustrations. Introduction by Robert Hughes. Looks at the work of the Flemish painters Hubert and Jan van Eyck. Measures 9.5×12.5 inches.

Spot on cover and some tanning. Good in fair dust jacket.

LEONARDO DA VINCI: Leonardo da Vinci’s Machines

Cianchi, Marco; Pedretti, Carlo. Leonardo da Vinci’s Machines. Becocci Editore, 1984. ISBN: 8882000036. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26428) $10.00

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Extensively illustrated. Introduction by Carlo Pedretti. Iconography by Alessandro Vezzosi. Translation by Lisa Goldenberg Stoppato.

An amazing look into his mechanical genius, relating it to his art and to his contemporaries with 185+ annotated illustrations from da Vinci’s notebooks and photographs of models based on his designs, together with interpretative essays. 95p.

BAYER, A: North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Lombardy and Emilia-Roagna

Bayer, Andrea. North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Lombardy and Emilia-Roagna. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. Unmarked text. 64p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26241) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Primarily surveys work in the Met’s collection of 16th century painting in Northern Italy, north of the Apennies. Spring 2003 Metropolitan Museum Bulletin.

BAYER, A: North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Venice and the Veneto

Bayer, Andrea. North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Venice and the Veneto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26232) $10.00

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Primarily surveys work in the Met’s collection of 16th century painting in Northern Italy, north of the Apennies. Summer 2005 Metropolitan Museum Bulletin. 48p. Bibliography. Beautifully illustrated.

HARR, J: The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece

Harr, Jonathan. The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece. Random House, 2005. ISBN: 0375508015. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. A note on sources. 271p. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26190) $12.00

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Uses the discovery of a lost painting, The Taking of Christ, to convey the fascinating details of Caravaggio’s strange, turbulent career and the astonishing beauty of his work.