PANOFSKY, E: Michelangelo’s Design Principles, Particularly in Relation to Those of Raphael

Panofsky, Erwin. Michelangelo’s Design Principles, Particularly in Relation to Those of Raphael. Princeton University Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780691165264. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31050) $32.00

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The first English translation of Erwin Panofsky’s long-lost work on Michelangelo. In 2012 this manuscript by renowned art historian Erwin Panofsky was rediscovered. Provides a compelling analysis of Michelangelo’s artistic style and deftly compares it with that of Raphael, situating both Renaissance masters in the broader context of Western art.

Black-and-white illustrations. Introduction by Gerda Panofsky.

ANDERSON, CM: The Flemish Merchant of Venice: Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

Anderson, Christina M. The Flemish Merchant of Venice: Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300209686. Unmarked text. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28547)

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This book examines a fascinating and significant art sale of the Gonzaga art collection to the court of Charles I of England from the perspective of Daniel Nijs (1572–1647), a Flemish merchant, collector, and dealer living in Venice who orchestrated it.

Illustrated in color and black/white. Map. 264p. Measures 10.5×8 inches. Bibliography. Notes. Index. Glossary of Textiles. Appendices.

RAPHAEL: Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael

Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael, book coverFreedberg, Sydney. Masterpiece Close-Up: The Transfiguration by Raphael. Harvard University Press, 1981. ISBN: 0916724441. Unmarked. Paper clip impression on front end page.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26187) $18.00

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Catalog for traveling exhibition organized by the Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA. B/W illustrations, including x-ray images. 40p. Measures 9.5×8 inches.

Articles include “History and Restoration” by Dr. Fabrizio Mancinelli, “Style and Meaning” by Konrad Oberhuber, and “The Large-Format Polaroid Process” by John J. McCann and Victoria Lyon Ruzdic.