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Miller's Pictures Price Guide 2003
Hugh St Clair
13.99 (30% off)
Including over 1200 works of art ranging from the 18th century to contemporary times, this edition of the pictures price guide has been re-organized and redesigned. Organized alphabetically by artist, it describes and prices each work of art, often with additional information on artist, provenance...
Miller's Antiques Price Guide 2004

Leonardo Da Vinci - Johannes Nathan
70.00 (30% off)
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest minds of all time; his importance and influence are inestimable. This XXL-format comprehensive survey is the most complete book ever made on the subject of this Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, scientist and all-around genius. With huge, full-bleed details of Leonardo's masterworks, this highly original publication allows the reader to inspect the subtlest facets of his brushstrokes. Part I explores Leonardo's life and...

Frames and Framing - Tim Newbrey
7.95
This study of picture frames by Newbery, a framer and frame conservator, is illustrated entirely from the Ashmolean's diverse collection of original frames, dating from early 14th-century Italy to 20th-century England.

The Story of Art - E H Gombrich
13.97 (29% off)
This text is the 16th revised and updated edition of this introduction to art, from the earliest cave paintings to experimental art. Eight new artists from the modern period have been introduced. They are: Corot, Kollwitz, Nolde, de Chirico, Brancussi, Magritte, Nicolson and Morandi. A sequence of new "endings" have been added, and the captions are now fuller, including the medium and dimension of the works illustrated. Six fold-outs present selected large-scale works. They are: Van Eyck's "Ghent Altarpiece", Leonardo's "Last Supper", Botticelli's "Birth of Venus", Jackson Pollock's "One (Number 31, 1950)", Van der Weyden's "Descent from the Cross" and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Practical Picture Restoration - Peter Oldale
11.89 (30% off)
This volume provides step-by-step instructions on cleaning, repairing, remounting and reframing all sorts of pictures, from prints to watercolours to oil paintings. It offers advice on how to tell if a painting may be of value and provides an overview of all considerations in picture restoration.

The Art Book: A Visual Dictionary - Adam Butler
20.97 (29% off)
This book presents a feast of memorable images from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Five hundred great artists, from Agasse to Zurbaran, are each represented by a full-colour plate of a key work. Reflecting all the periods, schools and styles that make up our rich artistic heritage, these beautifully reproduced works of art come together in surprising combinations with every turn of the page. Each entry includes a short biography, and a series of chronological charts at the end of the book provides a historical perspective.

Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox - Victoria Finlay
7.99 (20% off)
On a journey that takes her from Afghanistan to the Australian outback, to ancient caves in China and the saffron harvest in Spain, Victoria Finlay gives an account of the history of colour. Part travelogue, part narrative history, this study unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow and...

The Gallery Companion - Marcus Lodwick
7.16 (20% off)
On a journey that takes her from Afghanistan to the Australian outback, to ancient caves in China and the saffron harvest in Spain, Victoria Finlay gives an account of the history of colour. Part travelogue, part narrative history, this study unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow and...

The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci - Irma A. Richter (edit.)
4.79 (20% off)
This selection reveals a true Renaissance man, whose habit of rigorous enquiry, observation, and experiment, grounded in a philosophic system, led him to conceive of the universe as an organized cosmos corresponding to a work of art.
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