BRETTELL, RR: Impressionism: Painting Quickly in France 1860-1890

Impressionism: Painting Quickly in France 1860-1890, book coverBrettell, Richard R. Impressionism: Painting Quickly in France 1860-1890. Yale University and Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2001. ISBN: 0300084463. Unmarked. Corner crease on inside flap of dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26139) $20.00

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Exhibition catalog. 240 pp. Beautiful color plates. Bibliographic essay. Exhibition checklist. Artists include Manet, Monet, Berthe Morisot, Renoir, Sisley, Degas, Caillebotte, Pissarro. Van Gogh and others.

HOCKNEY, D: David Hockney: A Retrospective. Los Angeles County Museum, 1988

David Hockney: A Retrospective. Los Angeles County Museum, 1988, book coverTuchman, Maurice and Stephanie Barron. David Hockney: A Retrospective.Los Angeles County Museum, 1988. ISBN: 0875871437. Unmarked. Exhibition catalog. Very Good. Paperback. (#26119) $16.00

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Charts Hockney’s multifaceted career from his early work of the 1960s through 1988.

Extensively illustrated. 288+p. Measures 10×11 inches. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. A Last Word by David Hockney.

Portrait essay by B.B. Kitaj. Essays by Henry Geldzahler (Hockney: Younger and Older), Christopher Knight (Themes and Motifs), Gert Schiff (Hockney’s dialogue with Picasso), Anne Hoy (the Photocollages), Kenneth E. Silver (Hockney on Stage) Lawrence Weschler (A visit with David and Stanley Hollywood Hills 1987).

PHILLIPS, T: Tom Phillips: The Portrait Texts. National Portrait Gallery, 1989

Phillips, Tom; Hurrell, Bill. Tom Phillips: The Portrait Texts. National Portrait Gallery, 1989. ISBN: 1855140217. Unmarked. Large french flaps. Very Good. Paperback. (#26095) $25.00

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Introduction by Bill Hurrell. Published to coincide with an exhibition of Tom Phillips’ work at the National Portrait Gallery, this catalogue includes all of Phillips’ portrait paintings and drawings to this time.

Sitters include Dame Iris Murdoch, Brian Eno and a series of portraits of members of the “Monty Python” team. Several self-portraits.

Tom Phillips, an English artist, is a painter and collagist, who also works in other media.

Catalog for 6 October 1989-21 January 1990 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Beautifully illustrated. Measures 9×12 inches.
104p.

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.

THOMAS, J: The Art of Portrait Drawing: Learn the Essential Techniques of the Masters by Joy Thomas

Thomas, Joy. The Art of Portrait Drawing: Learn the Essential Techniques of the Masters. North Light Books, 2006. ISBN: 9781581807127. Unmarked. Bumped corners.Very Good. Hardcover. (#25686) $12.00

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Color illustrations. 144p. Covers drawing media, the history of portrait drawing, capturing likeness, posing the subject, and more. Step-by-step demonstrations.

ZAFRAN, E: Reunited Masterpieces: From Adam and Eve to George and Martha

Reunited Masterpieces: From Adam and Eve to George and Martha, book coverZafran, Eric. Reunited Masterpieces: From Adam and Eve to George and Martha. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 2010. ISBN: 9780918333278. Unmarked.Very Good. Paperback. (#25484) $16.00

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Catalog of an exhibition held at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Conn., Feb. 14-May 30, 2010. Bibliographic reference. Color illustrations. 47p.

Exhibition built on the idea of bringing together paintings originally meant to be seen alongside those already at the Wadsworth — pendant paintings, as they’re called — and to hang them together once again. Includes 10 pairs of artworks.

SONNABEND, Y: Stage Designs and Paintings

Yolanda Sonnabend: Stage Designs and Paintings. Arts Council of Great Britain], 1985. ISBN: 0728704811. Unmarked text. Small ding at spine. Catalog for exhibition at Serpentine Gallery, 30 November 1985-5 January 1986. Very Good. Paperback. (#25244) $24.00

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Illustrated in Black and white. 3 essays: “The Studio and the Stage” by Bryan Robertson, “Painting and Designing” by Yolanda Sonnabend, and “Yolanda Sonnabend’s Designs for Ballet” by Clement Crisp. Biography. 48p. Yolanda Sonnabend (1935-2015) was a British theatre and ballet designer and painter, primarily of portraits.