STURGIS, A: Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century

Sturgis, Alexander. Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century. National Gallery Publications, 2006. ISBN: 1857093461. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30756) $16.00

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Covering the period from the French Revolution to World War I, from Romanticism to the avant-garde. Themes include Bohemia; Dandy and Flaneur; Priest, Seer, Martyr, Christ; and Creativity and Sexuality.

Contributors include Alexander Sturgis, Rupert Christiansen, Lois Oliver, and Michael Wilson.

Exhibition catalog. Beautifully illustrated. 192p. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Large French flaps.

GOYA: Drawings, Etchings and Lithographs From the Prado Museum and the Lazaro Galdianao Museum, Madrid

Book cover. Goya: Drawings, Etchings and Lithographs From the Prado Museum and the Lazaro Galdianao Museum, MadridDe Salas, Xavier. Goya: Drawings, Etchings and Lithographs From the Prado Museum and the Lazaro Galdianao Museum, Madrid. The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1954. Unmarked. Age tanning. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30698) $16.00

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Accompanied a 12 June through 25 July 1954 exhibition. 13 black-and-white plates. Introduction by Xavier De Salas. 28p. Measures 6.5×9 inches.

Title page: Goya: Drawings, Etchings and Lithographs From the Prado Museum and the Lazaro Galdianao Museum, Madrid

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.