Franz Xaver Winterhalter and the Courts of Europe 1830 70
Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1803-73) was the outstanding court portraitist of mid-19th-century Europe. For Queen Victoria alone he painted more than 120 works. This lavish book is the first comprehensive survey of Winterhalter's work, with 246 illustrations, including 91 full-page colorplates.
Art in Reproduction
This illuminating study examines the cultural meaning of artistic reproduction in a refreshingly new context through its consideration of how three artists managed the reproduction of their work.
Sargent Portrait Drawings
A gallery of superb portraits in pencil, pastels, and charcoal. Virtuoso display of technical skill and intuitive eye of noted American portrait painter.
1900-1909 - Paul Poiret - 1910-1919 - Milestones in Fashion: Pants - 1920-1929 - The little black dress - 1930-1939 - 1940-1949 - 1950-1959 - The cocktail dress - The wedding dress - 1960-1969 - The miniskirt - 1970-1979 - Anti-fashion - British fashion - 1980-1989 - Italian fashion - The supermodel - 1990-1999 - American fashion - A minimalist future.
Presents The Story Of The Kings And Their Jewels Beginning With The Rise Of Mughal Empire In The 15Th Century And Tracing It Through To The Extinction Of Monarchy In India 400 Years Later. The Authors Hope To Have Caught Something Of This Glamour Before It Fades Away Altogether. Richly Illustrated. A Collection`S Item.
Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio
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Examining the lives of 460 of the wealthiest men who lived in colonial Maryland, Burnard traces the development of this elite from a hard-living, profit-driven merchant-planter class in the seventeenth century to a more genteel class of plantation owners in the eighteenth century. This study innovatively compares these men to their counterparts elsewhere in the British Empire, including absentee Caribbean landowners and East Indian nabobs, illustrating their place in the Atlantic economic network.