SEIDENSTEIN, JS: Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels

Seidenstein, Joanna Sheers. Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels. Frick, 2017. ISBN: 9781911282037. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31185) $12.00

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In 1646, on a panel fewer than nine inches wide, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) produced one of his most captivating images, Abraham Entertaining the Angels. This book presents Abraham and the Angels alongside a selection of Rembrandt’s treatments of other biblical episodes in which Abraham encounters God and his angels.

Color illustrations. 72p. Measures 8.50 x 7.25 inches.

CLARK, G: Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

Clark, Garth; Strauss, Cindi. Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection. Yale University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780300169973. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31184) $70.00

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This comprehensive catalogue features the ceramics collection acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 2007.

These 478 works, produced by leading artists from more than twenty countries, range from functional wares and modern vessels to sculptural works and postmodern objects. 496p. 702 color illustrations throughout. Measures 10×12.25 inches.

TALBOT, WHF: William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art)

William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art), book coverBrusius, Mirjam; Dean, Katrina; Ramalingam, Chitra. William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art). Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780300179347. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31183) $31.00

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Illustrated throughout. Index. References. 308p. Drawing on Talbot’s fascinating letters, diaries, research notebooks, botanical specimens, and photographic prints, distinguished scholars from a range of disciplines, this book uncovers connections between his innovations as a photography pioneer and his broader interests in optics, mathematics, science, and classical studies.

Back cover. William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art)