NOCHLIN, L: Realism and Tradition in Art 1848-1900

Nochlin, Linda. Realism and Tradition in Art 1848-1900. Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1966. Unmarked text. Title in the Sources & Documents in the History of Art Series (edited by H.W. Janson). Index. Very Good. Paperback. (#26050) $12.00

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Broad selection of familiar central documents and less well-known ones. The author focuses on the problems faced by innovators in all realms of thought and action in the middle of the 19th century. 189p.

MET MUSEUM: Twentieth-Century Art: Painting 1905-1945: Selections from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York

Lieberman, William S. 20Th-Century Art: Painting 1905-1945: Selections from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. ISBN: 0870994840. Unmarked. 64p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26044) $12.00

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Color reproductions. Index. Artists include Ivan Albright, Balthus, Thomas Hart Benton, Bonnard, Braque, Chagall, Kandinsky, Klee, de Kooning, John Sloan, Grant Wood, and others.

MILLET, JF: Dessins de Jean-François Millet (XXVIe Exposition du Cabinet des Dessins)

Millet, Jean-Francois; Bouchot-Saupique, Jacqueline. Dessins de Jean-Francois Millet (XXVIe Exposition du Cabinet des Dessins). Paris: Musee du Louvre, 1960. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Text in French.36p. Section of black and white plates. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26029) $15.00

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Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the Realism art movement.

GAUGUIN, P: Understanding Gauguin: An analysis of the work of the legendary rebel artist of the 19th century

Steinberg, Barbara Hope. Understanding Gauguin: An analysis of the work of the legendary rebel artist of the 19th century (Understanding the masters series). Trewin Copplestone, 1976. ISBN: 0891040331. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26026) $12.00

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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), a French post-Impressionist artist, is now recognized for his experimental use of color, synthetist style, and Tahitian paintings. Measures 8.5×11 inches. Illustrated throughout in color and B/W.

REALITES NOUVELLES: Salon des Realites Nouvelles 34e

Salon des Realites Nouvelles 34e, book pagesLe Comite Salon des Realites Nouvelles. Salon des Realites Nouvelles 34e. Salon des Realites Nouvelles, 1980. Unmarked inside. Significant rubbing on cover. Label reading “Paris Louvre” on cover. Black and White reproductions of work and artists. Acceptable. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26009) $18.00

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Text in French. Includes “Additif au catalogue du 34e Salon.” Measures 4.5×11 inches.

Exhibitions: 22 Avril-11 Mai 198, Centre D’Art de la Rue du Louvre and 9 Mai-26 Mai 1980 Centre Culturel de la Villedieu.

Artists include Helias, LaGrange, Laks, Pichaud, Ridell, Benoit, Tanguy, and others.

The Salon des Realites nouvelles (new realities) was an exhibiting society devoted to pure abstract art founded in Paris in 1939, originally organized by Robert Delaunay, Sonia Delaunay, Nelly van Doesburg, Fredo Sides and other artists.

RUDE, F: Francois Rude (1784-1855): Commemoration du Centenaire

 Francois Rude (1784-1855): Commemoration du Centenaire, book cover Francois Rude (1784-1855): Commemoration du Centenaire. Dijon: Musee des Beaux-Arts, 1955. Unmarked. Some age tanning on edges. Text in French. Good. Paperback. (#26006) $18.00

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Francois Rude (1784-1855) was a French sculptor and the stepfather of Paul Cabet, also a sculptor. 20 B/W plates. Exhibition checklist and essays by Pierre Quarre and Pierre Pradel.

The Musee Rude, Dijon, inaugurated in 1947, is devoted to plaster casts of Rude’s works that were acquired by the city of Dijon, between 1887 and 1910; it is housed in the transept of the 11th-century church of Saint-Etienne in rue Vaillant.

CEZANNE, P: Cézanne: Les Maitres De L’Art

Cezanne: Les Maitres De L'Art, book coverMuller, Joseph-Emile. Cézanne: Les Maitres De L’Art. Fernand Hazan editeur, 1982. Unmarked. Some bends and tape on dust jacket. (#26005) $16.00

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Text in French. 38p text followed by 65 color plates. Measures 6.5×7 inches.

Cezanne: Les Maitres De L'Art, inside plates