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Celebrating Britain: Canaletto, Hogarth and Patriotism

Canaletto’s time in mid-Georgian Britain has received much scholarly attention in the past. But this book places his work in a broader political and social context, linking his fascinating paintings and drawings with the growing sense of assurance and mission which the British nation was then beginning to display. More

Cézanne's Card Players

Paul Cézanne’s famous series of paintings of peasants playing cards has long been considered among his most important and powerful works. The image of seated peasants, still and seeming silent, concentrating on their game of cards, can be seen as the human counterpart to the landscapes of Cézanne’s home countryside, notably Montagne Sainte-Victoire, which held such iconic significance for him. More

Chevening

A hugely welcome new introduction to the handsome architecture, splendid decoration, notable collections and glorious gardens of Chevening, the grand country residence used for several decades by Britain’s Foreign Secretary. More

Chinese Books

This catalogue discusses and illustrates a wide variety of Chinese books, dating from the sixth to the nineteenth century -- some very rare. More

Collected Opinions: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Honour of Alfred Bader

A very handsome addition to any art library" (Art Times) "There is a wealth of information, scholarly insight, and sound reasoning in this work, which serves as both a tribute to one man and a contribution to art history." (Library Journal Reviews) More

Collecting for the Public: Works that made a difference

In this celebration of collecting, in 34 essays, renowned curators and art historians discuss the acquisition of works of art, medieval to modern, by museums in Europe and the United States – acquisitions that have made a difference, crucial acquisitions from a more distant but also the recent past. More

Collecting Gauguin: Samuel Courtauld in the '20s

The Courtauld Gallery holds the most important collection of works in the UK by the Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin. Assembled by the pioneering collector Samuel Courtauld in the 1920s, it includes major paintings and works on paper as well as one of only two marble sculptures ever created by the artist. Accomanying the first in a series of special summer displays, Collecting Gauguin presents the complete collection and offers an opportunity to consider the contribution of Samuel Courtauld in developing the artist’s reputation in this country. More

Colnaghi: The History

The oldest commercial art gallery in the world, print sellers to the Prince Regent and pioneers of photographic publishing, Colnaghi have sold some of the most important Old Master works to come on the market to private collectors and museums across the world. More

Condition: The Ageing of Art

Anyone writing about a work of art needs to establish at the outset how much it has changed since it was first made. This simple, informative and practical book, full of fascinating and revelatory photography, will take the reader through both the techniques and media of art and the techniques and media of its investigation and restoration. More

Cornelius Johnson

A small in-focus book on the significant but hitherto under-studied English-born portrait painter Cornelius Johnson. Johnson’s portraits are of exceptional quality, and, uniquely for a British artist of this period, he worked on every scale, from large groups to miniatures. More

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