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WILDLIFE IN AMERICAN ART

By: Adam Duncan Harris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV PRESS:

Seller ID: IM513079

ISBN: 0806140151

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The first European artist-naturalists to tour North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were awed not only by the continent's varying landforms but also by the animals they encountered: vast herds of buffalo, majestic horned stags, a bewildering variety of birds. The earliest sketches depicting these fauna began the remarkable tradition of wildlife in American art, a tradition that evolved along with the United States as a nation and still thrives today... View more info

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VERMEER AND THE DELFT SCHOOL

By: WALTER A. LIEDTKE

Price: $40.00

Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM60510

ISBN: 0300088485

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Seventeenth-century Delft has traditionally been viewed as a quaint town whose artists painted scenes of domestic life. This important book revises that image, showing that the small but vibrant Dutch city produced fine examples of all the major arts -- including luxury goods and sophisticated paintings for the court at The Hague and for patrician collectors in Delft itself.The book traces the history and culture of Delft from the 1200s through the lifetime of the cit... View more info