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.

ZLAMANY, B: Brenda Zlamany Color Study

Coppolla, Regina (editor). Brenda Zlamany Color Study. University Gallery, Univ of Mass, Amherst, 2001. ISBN: 0929597133. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#25172) $26.00

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Includes “A Conversation: Chuck Close and Brenda Zlamany” and “A Double Portrait of Two Portraits” by John Yau. Withdrawn from the California College of Arts and Crafts library, with their stamp inside.

Includes a card from the publisher that read “Compliments of the University Gallery.”

Beautifully illustrated in color. Presents Zlamany’s then recent painting series which marks a further step in her ongoing investigation of the relationship between color and light.

RIJKSMUSEUM BULLETIN: Vol. 59, 2011, Vol 2

The Rijksmuseum Bulletin (Vol. 59, 2011, Vol 2), BOOK COVERHond, Jan de; Reynaerts, Jenny; Schapelhouman, Marijn (editors). The Rijksmuseum Bulletin (Vol. 59, 2011, Vol 2). Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum Museum, 2011. ISBN: 9789071450358. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25116) $35.00

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Text in English. pp102-208. Beautifully illustrated.

Includes “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Edgar Degas Inspired by Rembrandt” by Jenny Reynaerts and Stella Versluis-Van Dongen, “Willem Joseph Laquy copies Gerrit Dour” by Gerbrand Korevaar, Jan Van Campen on Chinese carving in wood, ivory and soapstone and more.