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Color in Outdoor Painting

By: Curtis, Roger William

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08617

ISBN: 0823007405

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to boards, some light foxing to the edge of the page block. The dust jacket has a couple of tiny nicks. Still a good solid copy. 152 pages. 8 1/4 X 11". 127 illustrations, including 48 color plates. Includes Bibliography and Index. View more info

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German Impressionist Landscape Painting: Liebermann - Corinth - Slevogt

By: Czymmek, Gotz and Helga Kessler Aurisch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany; Houston, Texas; and Corboud, C, Arnoldsche Art Publishers; Museum of Fine Arts Houston; and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Foundation, Corboud, Cologne: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08973

ISBN: 3897903210

Condition: Near Fine


Book has a slight curve to it from handling/reading. A clean copy in otherwise fine condition. 255-page exhibition catalog with numerous illustrations. Published in conjunction with the exhibition German Impressionist Landscape Painting: Liebermann - Corinth - Slevogt at the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Foundation in Corboud, Cologne, April 30-August 1, 2010 and The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, September 12-December 5, 2010. View more info

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Four Icons in the Menil Collection (The Menil Collection Monographs, Vol. 1)

By: Davezac, Bertrand (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Menil Collection: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09185

ISBN: 0939594218.

Condition: Fine


135 pages, illustrated. The first publication in an anticipated series dealing with the Menil Collection's Byzantine holdings and Russian icons. View more info

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Through the Porthole, July-October, 1965, Houston, Texas - Art Exhibit Catalog

By: de Menil, Dominique

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Art Department of the University of St. Thomas: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07559

Condition: Very Good


Stiff covers, die-cut front cover and title page provide a porthole effect. Minimal wear. Objects, sculptures, prints, engravings, and books featuring antiquarian representations of scenes around the world comprise this interesting art exhibit catalog from a Houston exhibit in 1965. Dominique de Menil wrote the introductory text, from which the following: "As children, we were all poets. We traveled through distant lands while poring over old maps--like Baudelaire. To recapture the flavor of these childhood dreams, images and objects have been assembled; eighteenth century maps, early railroad... View more info

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Chess: East, West, Past and Present

By: Dennis, Jessie McNab and Charles Wilkinson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1968

Seller ID: 04283

Condition: Near Fine


Chipping to jacket, with light rubbing and one small tear on the rear panel. Protected in a new Mylar cover. Selected catalogue of the Metropolitan Museum's Gustavus A. Pfeifer Collection of chessmen from the seventh century to the twentieth century. Introduction by Wilkinson, catalogue by Dennis. 108 pages, many illustrations. View more info

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Playing With Fire: European Terracotta Models, 1740-1840

By: Draper, James David and Guilhem Scherf

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06627

ISBN: 0300101902

Condition: Fine


328 pages, including Artist's Biographies, Bibliography, Index, and Photograph Credits. Numerous color photos. This publication offers the first comprehensive overview of Neoclassical modeling in the years from 1740 to 1840. From the jacket: "The catalogue, numbering 142 objects, analyzes modeling at every stage, from the brusque, preliminary impulse of the artist to the highly finished statuettes that were regarded as works of art in their own right." Each section of the catalogue begins with an introductory essay. Forewords by Henri Loyrette, President and Director, Musee du Louvre a... View more info

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Anna Gaskell: half life

By: Drutt, Matthew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houston, Menil Foundation: 2002

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07303

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with gilt lettering. 96 page illustrated catalogue published to accompany the exhibition Anna Gaskell: half life presented at The Menil Collection in Houston September 27, 2002 to January 12, 2003. Contents include: Acknowledgments and title article by Matthew Drutt, Marginalia by Francis McKee, No Shadow? No Mystery? by Niall MacKenzie, Plates, Interview with Matthew Drutt and Anna Gaskell, Stills, Exhibition Checklist, Biography, and Selected Bibliography. Preface by Louisa Stude Sarofim, whose signed presentation card is taped to the front pastedown (inside front cover). View more info

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Indiana Artists George Jo and Evelynne Bernloehr Mess: A Story of Devotion

By: Dubois, June

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Indiana Historical Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07207

ISBN: 0871950006

Condition: Near Fine+


Couple of tiny specks on the rear cover, else fine. 130 pages with Index and lists of works by each artist. Illustrated with reproductions of the Mess's art. View more info

Guided by Angels: Divinely Inspired Paintings

By: Dunbar, Amanda (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Longstreet Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04642

ISBN: 1563526352

Condition: Fine


Light wear to jacket. Signed by the artist Dunbar on the front free endpaper. 132 pages of examples of the young Texas artist's work, which has landed her on Oprah, ABC's World News Tonight, PBS, and many other regional and national broadcasts. An amazing young talent adept in three distinct styles: French Impressionism, American Expressionism, and Abstract. Oversized book that will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. View more info

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Zuniga

By: Echeverria, Carlos Francisco (Introduction and Conversations with Francisco Zuniga), with Commentaries by Francisco Zuniga

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mexico, Galeria De Arte Misrachi: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08707

ISBN: 9687047038

Condition: Near Fine


About fine in dust jacket that has a few edge tears at the head of the spine. In original, matching slipcase from the publisher. Text in Spanish and English. 317 pages with 355 plates. Oversized book that will require extra postage if expedited or international delivery is desired. View more info

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Charles Schorre

By: Edwards, Jim (Essay), Anne Wilkes Tucker (Introduction, Jerry Herring (Editing and Design)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Herring Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09375

ISBN: 0917001133

Condition: Fine


This catalog of Schorre's work was published to coincide with the 1997 opening of the Charles Schorre exhibition at the Art Museum of South Texas Corpus Christi, Texas. Schorre (1925-1996) died while this book was being created. The exhibition was curated by David E. Brauer. Major photography by Rick Gardner. Additional text by Geoff Winningham, Ivan Chermayeff, James Bell, Lew Thomas, Carol Everingham, Dugald Stermer, Patricia C. Johnson, Norman Kent, and David Crossley. 200 pages with color and black and white photos. Beautifully designed, this book won the Stanely Marcus Award for best fine... View more info

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The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys

By: Engers, Joe (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press, Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10268

ISBN: 0934429758

Condition: Near Fine


320 pages with Bibliography and Index. Photography by Bill Buckner. Chapters presented by state or region. Includes chapters on Collecting Decoys, Public Collections of Decoys, Record Decoy Prices at Auction, and North American Waterfowl Flyways. "A wildfowl decoy is both a workman's tool and a work of art, used to lure game within range. This book covers the entire range of North American examples, and includes chapters on their European counterparts, the history of decoys, how they were made and how to collect them. A huge, oversize, fully illustrated look at an American folk-art treasure, c... View more info

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Est-Ouest Auctions Catalog: Asian Post-War & Contemporary Art, Session 2, 25 November 2008, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong

By: Est-Ouest Auctions

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Est-Ouest Auctions: 2008

Seller ID: 06413

Condition: Fine


183 pages with Artist Index, a section for Artist biographies. Numerous color illustrations for 289 lots. View more info

Image for Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos no Seculo XIX (Salvador of Bahia of All Saints in the 19th Century)

Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos no Seculo XIX (Salvador of Bahia of All Saints in the 19th Century)

By: Filho, Godofredo and Diogenes Reboucas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Salvador, Bahia, Odebrecht: 1979

Seller ID: 06864

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with gilt titles to front cover and spine. Large book, 10 by 11 inches oblong. Only a partial jacket, the front panel and part of the spine, which has been placed at the back of the book inside the rear cover. This book reproduces the documental paintings of Salvador, Bahia in 19th-century Brazil by Diogenes Reboucas and was planned and designed for the Norberto Odebrecht Construction Corporation in a limited, private edition, not available to the market. Text in both English and Portuguese. English translation by Barbara Valladares. Preface by Thales de Azevedo, Introduction by Pe... View more info

Image for Textile Techniques in Metal: For Jewelers  Textile Artists  & Sculptors

Textile Techniques in Metal: For Jewelers Textile Artists & Sculptors

By: Fisch, Arline M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Asheville, North Carolina, Lark Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08818

ISBN: 0937274933

Condition: Very Good


Top edge bumped near the spine, affecting the dust jacket also. Small bump to bottom edge. Otherwise, a fine, clean copy. 160 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info

Indian Silver Jewelry of the Southwest, 1868-1930

By: Frank, Larry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, New York Graphic Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03711

ISBN: 0821207407

Condition: Near Fine+


214 pages, illustrated with 52 color and 201 black & white photographs. An historical and cultural record of silver and turquoise jewelry making of the Navajo and Pueblo Indians. View more info

Image for Collecting African American Art: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Collecting African American Art: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

By: Franklin, John Hope and Alvia J. Wardlaw

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston: 2009

Seller ID: 09140

Condition: Fine


146 pages. Clean, sharp, unread copy. From the publisher: "Celebrating an important aspect of cultural history, this book showcases the institutional and private efforts to collect, document, and preserve African American art in Houston during the 20th and 21st centuries." View more info

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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume X, Number 2, April 1939

By: Freeman, Richard B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1939

Seller ID: 07379

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet, pages numbered 38-59. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. Feature article: Eugene Fromentin, by Richard B. Freeman. Article on World's Fairs being held that year in New York and San Francisco and Cincinnati pieces being exhibited, including Romuald Kraus' statue, Justice, featured on the cover of this issue. Following those articles: Museum Notes, membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibitions. View more info

Image for Arnulf Rainer at the Abbazia Di San Gregorio, Venice 1986

Arnulf Rainer at the Abbazia Di San Gregorio, Venice 1986

By: Fuchs, R. H. (Curated by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vienna, Ulysses: 1986

Seller ID: 00887

Condition: Very Good


Slight wear, wrinkling along edges of printed wrapper. Interior clean and bright. Selected works of the Austrian artist Arnulf Rainer. Includes essays in either Italian, English, or both by Rainer and Fuchs; a listing of selected one-man exhibitions by the artist; a brief bio of the artist; and 26 color plates of mixed media, including mixed media on photos, oil on photos, and oil on wood. View more info

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Hernando Lemaitre

By: Galaor Carbonell, Ramiro de la Espriella, Fabio Lozano Simonelli, Alejandro Obregon, and Ramón de Zubiría

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Bogotá, Litografía Arco: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09565

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and foxing to the boards. Edge wear, chipping, and rubbing to the dust jacket. Twenty-three pages of essays comprise an introduction to the Hernando Lemaitre (1924-1970) and his work: 1) Las últimas acuarelas de Hernando Lemaitre. Exposición póstuma. Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá. Julio 1.1973, por Galaor Carbonell; 2) Imagen de Hernando Lemaitre, por Ramiro de la Espriella; 3) La luz de Hernando Lemaitre, en Cartagena, por Fabio Lozano Simonelli; 4) Homenaje a Hernando Lemaitre, por Alejandro Obregon; and 5) Retrato a mano alzada de Hernando Lemaitre Román, por Ramón... View more info