HARBISON, C: Jan van Eyck: The Play of Realism, Second Updated and Expanded Edition

Harbison, Craig. Jan van Eyck: The Play of Realism, Second Updated and Expanded Edition. University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781861898203. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30736) $22.00

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Harbison investigates the personal histories of the true models and participants in van Eyck’s paintings. This revised and expanded edition includes many illustrations and reveals how van Eyck presented his contemporaries with a more subtle and complex view of the value of appearances as a route to understanding the meaning of life.

Notes. Index. Bibliographic commentary. 137 illustrations, 44 in color. 314pp.

BADGLEY, AV: The Rembrandt Decisions

Book Cover. The Rembrandt DecisionsBadgley, Anne V. The Rembrandt Decisions. New York: Dood, Mead and Company, 1979. ISBN: 039607622X. Unmarked text. Small pieces missing at edge of dust jacket, at top of front flap. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30227) $14.00

This novel blends humor, romance, and intrigue in telling the story of about young art curator who curates a 92-year-old millionaire’s priceless art collection.

For young adults.

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SCHWARTZ, GD: First Impressions: Rembrandt

Schwartz, Gary D. First Impressions: Rembrandt. Harry N. Abrams, 1992. ISBN: 0810937603. Unmarked text. Small tear at top of front flap.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30022) $14.00

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A jargon-free biography of Rembrandt describes the artist’s childhood, his apprenticeship with a painter, his job at the court of the Prince of Orange in the Hague, and his success.

54 illustrations, including 32 plates in full color and a foldout. 92p. Index. For young adults.