Fall 2017 Featured Art History

Our top Fall 2017 Art History titles.

Tattoos in Japanese Prints
By Sarah E. Thompson.

Tattoo inspiration from the glory days of Japanese ukiyo-e prints

Many tattoo connoisseurs consider the Japanese tradition to be the finest in the world for its detail, complexity and compositional skill. Its style and subject matter >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468461
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 152 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Kuniyoshi X Kunisada
Text by Sarah E. Thompson, Masato Matsushima, Akira Tsukahara, Chika Kagami, Kazushi Kuroda, Noriko Katsumori, Yuiko Miwa.

Rival ukiyo-e masters Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865) were the two most admired designers of figure prints in 19th-century Japan.

Famous for the realism of his portraits of Kabuki actors, the sensuality of his >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468478
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.75 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Casanova: The Seduction of Europe
Edited by Frederick Ilchman, Thomas Michie, C.D. Dickerson III, Esther Bell. Text by Meredith Chilton, Jeffrey Collins, Nina L. Dubin, Courtney Leigh Harris, James H. Johnson, Pamela A. Parmal, Malina Stefanovska, Susan M. Wager, Michael Yonan.

From the salon to the boudoir: the world of Casanova as seen through the art of his era

In 18th-century Europe, while the old order reveled in the luxurious excesses of the Rococo style and the >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468423
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Clth, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 344 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt
By Tarnya Cooper, Charlotte Bolland. Text by Jeremy Wood.

This book brings together 50 exquisite portrait drawings from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including works by da Vinci, Dürer, Holbein, Bernini, Carracci, Clouet and Rembrandt. These works capture a moment of connection between artist >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147751
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 106 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Joris and Jacob Hoefnagel: Art and Science around 1600
Edited by Wolfgang Augustyn. Text by Thea Vignau-Wilberg.

This richly illustrated volume introduces readers to the visual worlds of the Flemish miniaturists Joris Hoefnagel (1542–1600), who enriched entomology with his exquisite depictions of nature, and his son Jacob Hoefnagel (1575–1632/33), who painted mythological >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741736
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 528 pgs / 459 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017

Bellotto and Canaletto: Wonder and Light
Edited with text by Bozena Anna Kowalczyk. Text by Sergio Marinelli.

This book reveals the extraordinary artistic relationship between Italian artists Canaletto (1697–1768) and Bernardo Bellotto (1722–80).

Bellotto was Canaletto’s nephew and assistant, and an adept pupil—he picked up his uncle’s teachings so well that he sometimes >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836635566
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Dutch Drawings in the Nationalmuseum
Foreword by Martin Olin, text by Börje Magnusson.

The Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, holds the most extensive collection of 17th-century Dutch master drawings in Sweden.

It comprises important works by Rembrandt and his pupils, as well as drawings by Abraham Bloemart, Jan van Goyen, Herman Saftleven, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743259
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Clth, 11 x 8.5 in. / 336 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2018

Qajar Women
Edited with text by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, Nur Sobers-Khan. Text by Amélie Couvrat-Desvergnes, Stefan Masarovic.

Qajar Women explores the varied images of women in 19th-century Iran through artworks belonging to the permanent collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha.

Essays by international experts trace changes in the ideals of >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836635252
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 184 pgs / 153 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Heads and Tails, Tales and Bodies
Preface by Marina Loshak, Olivier Descotes, Manos G. Dimitrakopoulos. Text by Christos G. Doumas, Chris Carey, et al.

Heads and Tails looks at a selection of archaeological artifacts that have only very rarely been presented to a broader audience, presenting an impressive gallery of masterpieces of miniature sculpture, such as coins, medals, plaques >>more

MER Paper Kunsthalle
ISBN 9789492321312
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 406 pgs / 120 color / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017
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