MARC, F: Sketchbook from the Battlefield

Book covers. Sketchbook from the BattlefieldMarc, Franz. Sketchbook from the Battlefield. Sieveking , 2016. ISBN: 9783944874388. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30968) $15.00

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This small book, measuring 4×6.5 inches, includes 36 thirty-six small-format pencil drawings that were produced between March and June 1915, just a few months before the artist’s death in March 1916. 88p.

Marc (1880-1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter, a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

EDLERFIELD, J: Kurt Schwitters

Book cover. Kurt SchwittersElderfield, John. Kurt Schwitters. Thames and Hudson, 1987. ISBN: 0500274746. Unmarked. Some edge wear. Very Good. Paperback. (#30591)

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Exhibition catalog and winner of the 1986 Mitchell Prize for the History of Twentieth Century Art. Traces the life and career of the German artist, discusses his aesthetics, and shows examples of his assemblages, paintings, and sculpture.

356 illustrations, 32 in color. 424p. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

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PARET, P: Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European Art

Book Cover. Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European ArtParet, Peter. Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European Art. The University of North Carolina Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780807823569. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30253) $15.00

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Beautifully illustrated, primarily in black and white. Peter Paret discusses forty-seven paintings and prints as complex documents of war in Europe since the Renaissance and as examples of the artist’s use of war as a metaphor for the human condition. The images include works by such major artists as Uccello, Gericault, and Dix as well as academic history paintings and popular prints. 128p. Index.

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