STEIN, P: Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th Century France

Stein, Perrin. Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th Century France. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. ISBN: 9780300197006. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30676) $36.00

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Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Measures 9.25×10.75 inches. 231p.

Establishes the unique place of etching in the shifting social terrain of 18th-century Paris, and explores an artistic context in which conventional hierarchies of genre and medium were breached.

Features Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, Hubert Robert, and others.

Topics include technique and practice, experimentation, and the crucial role of the amateur.

KINDERSLEY, D: Keepsake: Whoever Has Taught Me One Letter Has Made Me His Slave and Meeting announcement

Keepsake: Whoever Has Taught Me One Letter Has Made Me His Slave Kindersley, David. Keepsake: Whoever Has Taught Me One Letter Has Made Me His Slave and Meeting announcement for for David Kindersley lecture. David Kindersley’s Workshop, 1976. Unmarked. Very Good. Ephemera. (#30674) $30.00

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A 3-panel folded sheet with David Kindersley keepsake from his workshop. Printed by Christopher Skelton, nephew of Eric Gill. The keepsake is on green paper, with green ink, and contains a paragraph of text and 2 text-based type images.

Also a 4-panel folded announcement with some age tanning on the end for the Autumn Meeting Gleeson Library Associates, University of San Francisco, November 14, 1976 for a lecture on Eric Gill by David Kindersley. Eric Gill print (St Mark) on cover of announcement.

David Kindersley (1915-1995) was a British stone letter-carver and typeface designer. He carved plaques and inscriptions in stone and slate can be seen on many churches and public buildings in the United Kingdom.

KAHNG, E: Delacroix and The Matter Of Finish

Book cover. Delacroix and The Matter Of FinishKahng, Eik. Delacroix and The Matter Of Finish. Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780300199444. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30670) $30.00

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Groundbreaking publication centers on a previously unknown variation of Eugène Delacroix’s (1798–1863) dramatic masterpiece The Last Words of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Covers his contemporaries, a fascinating account of Delacroix’s famously troubled collaboration with his studio assistants, his conflicted feelings about pedagogy, and his preoccupation with the fate of civilizations.

Color plates. 168p.