CLARK, R: Dark Water: Flood and Redemption in the City of Masterpieces

Clark, Robert. Dark Water: Flood and Redemption in the City of Masterpieces. Doubleday, 2008. ISBN: 9780767926485. Unmarked. Deckle edge. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26062) $12.00

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End papers illustrated with maps. Describes the Arno River flood that deluged Florence, Italy, in 1966, killing 33 people and damaging 14,000 works of art and countless books and antiques. 355pp. B/W illustrations.

KLEIN, R: Italian Art 1500-1600 Sources and Documents

Klein, Robert; Zerner, Henri. Italian Art 1500-1600 Sources and Documents. Northwestern Univ Pr, 1966. Unmarked text. Corner crease on back cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26051) $12.00

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Provides a view of the development of the literature on art in Italy during the Cinquecento. The selections bring out the close relationship between art theories and the actuality of art and chart a trend from a humanistic orientation to a more technical and professorial one.

Together, the documents and the commentary reveal the effects that humanistic circles, the courts, and the Church (during the High Renaissance as well as the Counter-Reformation) had on the way people thought and wrote about art in that splendid century. 195p. Illustrated. Index.

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.

FREEDBERG: SJ: Painting of the High Renaissance in Rome and Florence. Two Volumes

Freedberg, S. J. Painting of the High Renaissance in Rome and Florence. Two Volumes. Icon Editions, 1972. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26042) $55.00

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Volume One (ISBN 0064300137) is an analysis of the parallel development and interaction of major and minor figures of this time.

Volume Two (ISBN 0064300145) includes 700 B/W illustrations.
Painting of the High Renaissance in Rome and Florence. Two Volumes, spine cover

GRANT, M: Art in the Roman Empire

Grant, Michael. Art in the Roman Empire. Routledge, 1995. ISBN: 0415120314. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26037) $16.00

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Examines significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewelry and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. 37 illustrations. 5 maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 146p.

POPE-HENNESSY, J: Secular Painting in 15th-Century Tuscany: Birth Trays, Cassone Panels, and Portraits

Pope-Hennessy, John; Christiansen, Keith. Secular Painting in 15th-Century Tuscany: Birth Trays, Cassone Panels, and Portraits. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. Unmarked. Bumped edge. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26019) $16.00

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Nicely illustrated. Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin from Summer, 1980. 64p. Bibliography.

MASTER DRAWINGS: (Volume XXXIV, Number 4, Winter 1996

MASTER DRAWINGS: (Volume XXXIV, Number 4, Winter 1996, book coverLogan, Anne-Marie S. (editor). Master Drawings (Volume XXXIV, Number 4, Winter 1996). Master Drawings Association, 1996. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#25919) $16.00

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Articles include Per Bjurstrom on Etienne Delaune, Margaret Morgan Grasselli on landscape drawings of Francois Le Moyne, Lorenz Eitner on erotic drawings by Gericault, Bruce Laughton on Daumier’s Drawings of Don Quixote, Victor Carlson on new drawings of Jacques Gamelin, Pascal Julien on Jean Chalette’s design for the silver reliquary of St. Edmund, and more.

Illustrated. Reviews. Advertisements. pp 351-472.