GREEN, C: Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Leger, Picabia.

Green, Christopher; Daehner, Jens. Modern Antiquity: Picasso, De Chirico, Leger, Picabia. J Paul Getty, 2011. ISBN: 9780892369775. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30747) $20.00

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A superbly illustrated and insightful exploration of the aesthetic impact of ancient art on 20th century art. Focus is on the reinventions and transformations of antiquity in the work of four culturally and politically diverse artists between 1905 and 1935.

Illustrated in black-and-white and color. 164p. Measures 9×11 inches.

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.

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.