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  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Napoleonic Survey of Egypt

    The Monuments and Customs of Egypt, Selected Engravings and Texts

    Edited by Terence M. Russell

    Napoleon Bonaparte celebrated his conquest of Egypt in 1798 by commissioning a survey of the country’s treasures published as the Description de L’Egypte. An army of engravers collaborated with artist-illustrators over a thirty-year period to produce 900 folio engravings of huge proportions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ruskin's Artists

    Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy

    Edited by Robert Hewison

    This was first published in 2000:  A study of John Ruskin's engagement with art and architecture as a critic, a patron and a teacher. It offers insights into both his writings and the visual economy of the Victorian world. Each essay examines Ruskin's relationship with an individual artist or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fashioning Identities in Renaissance Art

    Edited by Mary Rogers

    Fashioning Identities analyses some of the different ways in which identities were fashioned in and with art during the Renaissance, taken as meaning the period c.1300-1600. The notion of such a search for new identities, expressed in a variety of new themes, styles and genres, has been…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Henry Moore

    Critical Essays

    By Jane Beckett

    Edited by Fiona Russell

    This title was first published in 2003. For more than half a century, Henry Moore has enjoyed a privileged place as a pioneer of modern British sculpture. His work is familiar in public spaces worldwide. Celebrated for reconfiguring sculptural form, and hailed as a potent avant-garde artist, Moore…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Park Avenue Cubists

    Gallatin, Morris, Frelinghuysen and Shaw

    By Robert S. Lubar

    Edited by Debra Bricker Balken

    This title was first published in 2002. The Park Avenue Cubists explores the work of a group of American artists committed to the belief that American abstraction could make a unique contribution to the evolution of the visual experiments begun by the European Modernists. All were inspired by the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Anni Albers and Ancient American Textiles

    From Bauhaus to Black Mountain

    By Virginia Gardner Troy

    This title was first published in 2002: Anni Albers was a founding member of the Bauhaus weaving workshop. Her teachers and colleagues at the Bauhaus included Itten, Kandinsky and Klee. Their intellectual study of the achievement of what was called primitive art, then rapidly filling German museums…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Paolo de Matteis

    Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe

    By Livio Pestilli

    This volume represents a long overdue reassessment of the Neapolitan painter Paolo de Matteis, an artist largely overlooked in English language scholarly publications, but one who merits our attention for the quality of his work and the originality of its iconography, as well as for his remarkable…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Spectacle of Clouds, 1439–1650

    Italian Art and Theatre

    By Alessandra Buccheri

    The studies in which history of art and theatre are considered together are few, and none to date investigate the evolution of the representation of clouds from the early Renaissance to the Baroque period. This book reconsiders the origin of Italian Renaissance and Baroque cloud compositions while…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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