RAPHAEL: Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael

Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael, book coverFreedberg, Sydney. Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael. Harvard University Press, 1981. ISBN: 0916724441. Unmarked. Paper clip impression on front end page.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26187) $18.00

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Catalog for traveling exhibition organized by the Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA. B/W illustrations, including x-ray images. 40p. Measures 9.5×8 inches.

Articles include “History and Restoration” by Dr. Fabrizio Mancinelli, “Style and Meaning” by Konrad Oberhuber, and “The Large-Format Polaroid Process” by John J. McCann and Victoria Lyon Ruzdic.

MOSCO, M: The Pitti Palace: The Palace and its Art

 The Pitti Palace: The Palace and its Art, book coverMosco, Marilena. The Pitti Palace: The Palace and its Art. Phillip Wilson , 1997. ISBN: 0856674702. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated. Very Good. Paperback. (#26156) $12.00

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Introduction by Marco Chianrini. According to Giorgio Vasari, the original design of the Luca Pitti palace was by Filippo Brunelleschi, although the construction of the building began after his death. Topics include the Boboli Garden, the Modern Art Gallery, the Costume Gallery, the Grand Ducal Treasures and more. Plans. Index. 96p.

DELLA FRANCESCA, P: Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo

Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo, front cover Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo. Arezzo Tourist Information, 2008. Unmarked text.Very Good. Brochure. (#26114) $12.00

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In English. Eight-paneled brochure. Many small illustrations. Covers Sansepolcro, Monterchi, and Arezzo. 2 maps. Measures 4×8 inches folded.

Piero della Francesca In and Around Arezzo, inside

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.

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

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.

LEONARDO: Leonardo Da Vinci: Life and Work (Art in Focus)

Leonardo Da Vinci: Life and Work (Art in Focus), book coverBucholz, Elke Linda. Leonardo Da Vinci: Life and Work (Art in Focus). Konemann, 2000. ISBN: 3829041527. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#25878) $12.00

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Extensively illustrated. 96p. Timeline. Includes postcard of Leonardo’s Lady with an Ermine, ca 1490. Index. Glossary.