BURLINGTON MAGAZINE: No. 426, Vol LXXIII, September 1938

BURLINGTON MAGAZINE: No. 426, Vol LXXIII, September 1938, book coverRead, Herbert (editor). The Burlington Magazine (No. 426, Vol LXXIII, September 1938). The Burlington Magazine, 1938. Appears unmarked. Worn cover and edges. Initials in pencil on cover. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26296) $25.00

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Includes “Van Gogh and John Russell: Some Unknown Letters and Drawings” by Henry Thannhauser, “The Vienna Gosser Ornat and a Stole and two Maniples in London by Melanie Pollak, and more. B/W illustrations. pp95-134.

WEINBERG, H: John Singer Sargent in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Weinberg, H. Barbara and Herdich, Stephanie L. John Singer Sargent in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated in color. 64p.Bibliography. Notes. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26239) $16.00

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Focus is on paintings and drawings in the Met’s collection. Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Spring 2000 issue.

Essay “Sargent’s Career as Seen Through the Metropolitan’s Collection.” Measures 8.5 x 11 inches. Bibliography.

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was an American artist, considered the “leading portrait painter of his generation” for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury.

Lord, J: A Giacometti Portrait

Lord, James. A Giacometti Portrait. The Museum of Modern Art, 1965. Unmarked text. 68p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26230) $10.00

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Lord sat for eighteen days while Giacometti did his portrait in oil. This book is a picture of the artist at work. Includes photographs that show the progress of the portrait’s development.

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.
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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.