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Court and Craft: A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq

Accompanying a major scholarly exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, this book explores one of the most beautiful and enigmatic objects in The Courtauld’s collection: a brass container richly inlaid with gold and silver, imitating a lady’s textile or leather bag, and probably made in Mosul in northern Iraq around 1300. More

Court Painting at Udaipur: Art under the Patronage of the Maharanas of Mewar

The Maharanas of Mewar in Rajasthan have long been regarded as pre-eminent among the Rajput chiefs of India and as dedicated guardians of social and cultural tradition. The Mewar school of painting, centred first at Chitor and later at Udaipur, was one of the most vigorous and prolific of all Indian court styles. It reveals an unrivalled continuity of development from the 16th century or earlier until as late as the 1940s. More

Creating the Countryside: The Rural Idyll Past and Present

The rural idyll occupies a deeply rooted place in the collective imagination. This highly original and vibrant study examines how key moments in art history have shaped our understanding of the British countryside and how contemporary artists continue to access and often challenge this concept. More

Creative Tension: British Art 1900-1950 OUT OF PRINT

"Featuring more than 100 beautifully reproduced paintings, this handsome and informative volume fills a serious gap in the study of modern British art and should be included in all strong art collections", Library Journal Reviews More

Cycles of Life: Rings From the Benjamin Zucker Family Collection

An unparalleled collection of 41 rings dating from the 3rd to the 19th century, presented not chronologically but rather grouped into timeless themes - birth, marriage, everyday life and eternity - thereby achieving greater insight about the beliefs, sentiments, status, and practices of their former owners. More

David Teniers and the Theatre of Painting

This is an overdue investigation into one of the most remarkable artistic enterprises of the seventeenth century, much cited but seldom discussed, David Teniers the Younger’s publication in 1660 of the magnificent Theatrum Pictorium or Theatre of Painting, the first illustrated and printed collection catalogue. More

De László in Holland

Philip Alexius de László (1869–1937) was one of the most important portraitists of the early 20th century. Born in Hungary, he was trained in Munich and Paris and was soon receiving commissions from noble and royal families throughout Europe. Having married Lucy Guinness in 1900, in 1907 he moved from Vienna to England, where he had enormous success. More

De László: A Brush with Grandeur HARDBACK

This is the revised and updated edition of a book that originally accompanied the first retrospective exhibition of de László since his death in 1937. It illustrates a rich and representative selection of his work, drawn from a range of private collections, and, aided by stunning colour plates, re-introduces this well-known but little studied artist to a wider public. More

De László: A Brush with Grandeur PAPERBACK

This is the revised and updated edition of a book that originally accompanied the first retrospective exhibition of de László since his death in 1937. It illustrates a rich and representative selection of his work, drawn from a range of private collections, and, aided by stunning colour plates, re-introduces this well-known but little studied artist to a wider public. More

Deaf, Dumb & Brilliant: Johannes Thopas, Master Draughtsman

Until recently, the Dutch draughtsman Johannes Thopas, who was born in 1626 both deaf and dumb, was only known to a small group of connoisseurs, dealers and collectors. However, his remarkable, subtle and technically refined portrait drawings on parchment deserve a wider audience. This handsome publication, the first devoted to his work, will prove to be an eye opener for many art lovers. More

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