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MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2003

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ISBN 9780878466603 TRADE
List Price: $19.95 CDN $27.95 GBP £17.50

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MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

American Paintings: MFA Highlights

Text by Janet Comey, Elliot Davis, Karen Quinn, Ellen Roberts, Carol Troyen, Erica Hirshler.

New Series MFA Highlights presents the best of the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in a new series of accessible, uniform paperback volumes. The aim of the series is threefold: to highlight the main holdings of the MFA's permanent collections in handsome, affordable editions; to provide an informed, readable overview of various segments of art, for use by students, visitors and scholars; and, over time, to create a library that will act as a general tour of world art. The first two titles in the series are American Painting and Arts of Egypt, to be followed by volumes on Musical Instruments, Photography, European Painting and Sculpture, European Decorative Arts, Contemporary Art, Textiles, Prints and Drawings, Modern Design, and the arts of China, Japan, Africa, India and the Islamic world. The look of these books is modern, but the content is timeless. Each book is approximately 250 pages, fully illustrated in color, bound in a uniform paperback format, and priced below $20.00. American Paintings features over 100 masterworks dating from 1670 to 1960 from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The aritsts featured range from Copley, Whistler, Cassatt, and Sargent to Hopper, Marin, Gorky and Pollock. Divided according to chronology and genre, each of the book's 15 sections begins with a thematic introduction, followed by short discussions of individual paintings. Certain introductions narrate a history of American painting--from the earliest years of the British colonies to the mid-twentieth century, touching on such focal points as the American Revolution, westward expansion, the Civil War, and the two World Wars--while others more specifically discuss genres such as history painting, folk painting, portraiture, and still life. The narrative touches on broader themes as well, such as the American artists' relationship with European art, the establishment of indigenous painting styles, the role of patronage in American art, and the question of provincial vs. “high” art. Rich in both visual and textual content, American Paintings is a valuable and enjoyable resource for both the museum visitor and the general reader.
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MFA HIGHLIGHTS
MFA Highlights: Prints and Drawings

MFA HIGHLIGHTS: PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468812
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Pub Date: 7/19/2022
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MFA Highlights: European Painting and Sculpture before 1800

MFA HIGHLIGHTS: EUROPEAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE BEFORE 1800

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468782
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| CAN $31.5 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 2/16/2021
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MFA Highlights: Arts of South Asia

MFA HIGHLIGHTS: ARTS OF SOUTH ASIA

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468720
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| CAN $31.5 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 8/4/2020
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MFA Highlights: Arts of Africa

MFA HIGHLIGHTS: ARTS OF AFRICA

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468645
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| CAN $29.95 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Arts of Ancient Nubia: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF ANCIENT NUBIA: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468539
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| CAN $31 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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European Painting and Sculpture After 1800

EUROPEAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE AFTER 1800

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468409
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| CAN $31 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 7/26/2016
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Contemporary Art: MFA Highlights

CONTEMPORARY ART: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468164
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| CAN $31 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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European Decorative Arts

EUROPEAN DECORATIVE ARTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468225
USD $22.50
| CAN $31 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 1/27/2015
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Arts of China: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF CHINA: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467891
USD $22.50
| CAN $31 UK £ 20

Pub Date: 9/30/2013
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Photography: MFA Highlights

PHOTOGRAPHY: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878466764
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Pub Date: 8/1/2007
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Conservation: MFA Highlights

CONSERVATION: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467297
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Pub Date: 10/31/2011
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Arts of Korea: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF KOREA: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467884
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| CAN $31 UK £ 20

Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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American Paintings: MFA Highlights

AMERICAN PAINTINGS: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878466603
USD $19.95
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Pub Date: 9/2/2003
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Musical Instruments: MFA Highlights

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878466740
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Pub Date: 7/2/2004
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Native American Art: MFA Highlights

NATIVE AMERICAN ART: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467518
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Pub Date: 7/31/2010
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Arts of Japan: MFA Highlights

ARTS OF JAPAN: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467143
USD $24.95
| CAN $33.95 UK £ 22

Pub Date: 12/1/2008
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Classical Art: MFA HIghlights

CLASSICAL ART: MFA HIGHLIGHTS

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878467280
USD $22.50
| CAN $31 UK £ 20

Pub Date: 6/16/2008
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ART

Furla Series #01 Time After Time, Space After Space

FURLA SERIES #01 TIME AFTER TIME, SPACE AFTER SPACE

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493319
USD $32.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Remember Everything: 40 Years Galerie Max Hetzler

REMEMBER EVERYTHING: 40 YEARS GALERIE MAX HETZLER

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464944
USD $65.00
| CAN $82

Pub Date: 10/1/2014
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The Mattioli Collection

THE MATTIOLI COLLECTION

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884915320
USD $70.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 9/1/2003
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The Conde Museum at the Chateau De Chantilly

THE CONDE MUSEUM AT THE CHATEAU DE CHANTILLY

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9782081225817
USD $85.00
| CAN $112.5

Pub Date: 11/3/2009
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Longing for Eternity

LONGING FOR ETERNITY

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857218762
USD $85.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 4/8/2014
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The Erling Neby Collection

THE ERLING NEBY COLLECTION

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857208626
USD $80.00
| CAN $100

Pub Date: 10/25/2011
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The Art of Tomorrow Today: The Collection

THE ART OF TOMORROW TODAY: THE COLLECTION

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861309449
USD $75.00
| CAN $95

Pub Date: 9/29/2009
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The Long Curve

THE LONG CURVE

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857210407
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 12/13/2011
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New Skin

NEW SKIN

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857229843
USD $65.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 3/29/2016
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Bibidibobidiboo

BIBIDIBOBIDIBOO

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876243660
USD $80.00
| CAN $100

Pub Date: 1/31/2006
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Great Museums of Italy

GREAT MUSEUMS OF ITALY

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884910172
USD $50.00
| CAN $65

Pub Date: 2/1/2002
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From Anselm to Zilla

FROM ANSELM TO ZILLA

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785478
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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