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Cleo and Cornelius

by Elizabeth Nicholson, Janine Pibal and Nick Geller J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9781947440036
Format:
Hbk 32 pages

Courageous Cleo and couch potato Cornelius live in ancient Egypt, where cats lie around all day, being pampered like gods and...

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Maria Sibylla Merian - Artist, Scientist, Adventurer

by Sarah B Pomeroy and Jeyaraney Kathirithamby J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9781947440012
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

In 1660, at the age of thirteen, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) began her study of butterfly metamorphosis-years before any...

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Looking at Jewelry - A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

by Susanne Gansicke and Yvonne J Markowitz J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9781606065990
Format:
Pbk 132 pages

The fascination with personal adornment is universal. It is a preoccupation that is primal, instinctive, and uniquely human. Looking...

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Icons of Style - A Century of Fashion Photography

by Paul Martineau, Elizabeth Anne McCauley and Ivan Shaw J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
07/2018
ISBN:
9781606065587
Format:
Hbk 368 pages

In 1911 the French couturier Paul Poiret challenged Edward Steichen to create the first artistic, rather than merely documentary,...

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Book of Beasts – The Bestiary in the Medieval World

by Elizabeth Morrison and Larisa Grollemond J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9781606065907
Format:
Hbk 356 pages

Brimming with lively animals both real and fantastic, the bestiary was one of the great illuminated manuscript traditions of the...

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms 2ed

by Michelle P. Brown, Elizabeth C. Teviotdale and Nancy Turner J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
12/2018
ISBN:
9781606065785
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

What is a historiated initial? What are canon tables? What is a drollery? This revised edition of Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts:...

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Manet and Modern Beauty – The Artist's Last Years

by Scott Allan, Emily A. Beeny and Gloria Groom J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9781606066041
Format:
Hbk 400 pages

The name Manet often evokes the provocative, heroically scaled pictures he painted in the 1860s for the Salon, but in the late...

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On Modern Beauty – Three Paintings by Manet, Gauguin, and Cezanne

by Richard R. Brettell J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9781606066065
Format:
Pbk 116 pages

As the discipline of art history has moved away from connoisseurship, the notion of beauty has become increasingly problematic....

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Images in the Margins

by Margot McIlwain Nishimura J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780892369829
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

Images in the Margins is the third in the popular Medieval Imagination series of small, affordable books drawing on manuscript...

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Photographic - the Life of Graciela Iturbide

by Isabel Quintero and Zeke Pena J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9781947440005
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of thirteen children. When tragedy strikes Iturbide as a young mother,...

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Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book!

by Julie Berry J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
09/2019
ISBN:
9781947440043
Format:
Hbk 36 pages

Young Godfrey and his family toil for the lord and lady of the castle. But when Godfrey stumbles upon an unfinished Book of Beasts,...

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Beyond the Nile - Egypt and the Classical World

by Jeffrey Spier, Timothy Potts and Sarah E Cole J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
04/2018
ISBN:
9781606065518
Format:
Hbk 360 pages

From about 2000 BCE onward, Egypt served as an important nexus for cultural exchange in the eastern Mediterranean, importing and...

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Renaissance Nude

by Thomas Kren, Jill Burke, Stephen Campbell, Andrea Herrera and Thomas DePasquale J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
11/2018
ISBN:
9781606065846
Format:
Hbk 432 pages

Reflecting an era when Europe looked to both the classical past and a global future, this volume explores the emergence and acceptance...

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Buried by Vesuvius: The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum

by Kenneth Lapatin J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781606065921
Format:
Hbk 296 pages

The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, the model for the Getty Villa in Malibu, is one of the world's earliest systematically investigated...

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Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts

by Bryan C. Keene J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
08/2019
ISBN:
9781606065983
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

Illuminated manuscripts and illustrated or decorated books - like today's museums - preserve a rich array of information about...

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