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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 160 color.

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Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

Text by Jan Marsh. Contributions by Peter Funnell, Charlotte Gere, Pamela Gerrish Nunn, Alison Smith.

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When the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood exhibited their first works in 1849 it heralded a revolution in British art. Styling themselves the “Young Painters of England,” this group of young men aimed to overturn stale Victorian artistic conventions and challenge the previous generation with their startling colors and compositions.
Think of the images created by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and others in their circle, however, and it is not men but pale-faced young women with lustrous, tumbling locks that spring to mind, gazing soulfully from the picture frame or in dramatic scenes painted in glowing colors.
Who were these women? What is known of their lives and their roles in a movement that spanned over half a century? Some were models, plucked from obscurity to pose for figures in Pre-Raphaelite paintings, while others were sisters, wives, daughters and friends of the artists. Several were artists themselves, with aspirations to match those of the men, sharing the same artistic and social networks yet condemned by their gender to occupy a separate sphere. Others inhabited and sustained a male-dominated art world as partners in production, maintaining households and studios and socializing with patrons. Some were skilled in the arts of interior decoration, dressmaking, embroidery, jewelry-making—the fine crafts that formed a supportive tier for the “higher” arts of painting and sculpture. Although their backgrounds and life experiences certainly varied widely, all were engaged in creating Pre-Raphaelite art.
Containing over 100 beautifully reproduced images, Pre-Raphaelite Sisters illustrates the obscure stories of some of the movement’s most familiar faces.


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Transavanguardia

TRANSAVANGUARDIA

By Ida Gianelli.

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ISBN: 9788884914606
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Pub Date: 5/1/2003
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ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By Loredana Parmesani.

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Pub Date: 4/1/2000
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FOOD IN THE LOUVRE

By Yves Pinard. Foreword by Paul Bocuse.

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Pub Date: 1/12/2010
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A Window on the World: From Durer to Mondrian and Beyond

A WINDOW ON THE WORLD: FROM DURER TO MONDRIAN AND BEYOND

Edited by Marco Franciolli, Giovanni Iovane, Sylvie Wuhrmann.

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ISBN: 9788857216973
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Pub Date: 9/17/2013
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume II

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME II

By Valerio Terraroli. Contributions by Gabriella Belli, Carlo Bertelli, Germano Celant, Ester Coen, Ida Gianelli.

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ISBN: 9788876248047
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Pub Date: 10/16/2007
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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume I

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME I

By Valerio Terraroli.

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ISBN: 9788876246043
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Pub Date: 10/3/2006
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I Caravaggeschi

I CARAVAGGESCHI

By Claudio Strinati.

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ISBN: 9788884912824
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Pub Date: 9/7/2010
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Armenia

ARMENIA

By Gabriella Uluhogian, Boghos Levon Zekiyan.

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ISBN: 9788857212449
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Pub Date: 9/25/2012
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Arabic Hurufiyya

ARABIC HURUFIYYA

Edited by Charbel Dagher.

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ISBN: 9788857231518
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Egypt

EGYPT

Edited by Paola Giovetti, Daniela Picchi.

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ISBN: 9788857230153
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Art of the Muslim Knights: The Furusyya Art Foundation Collection

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By Bashir Mohamed.

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ISBN: 9788876248771
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Pub Date: 9/16/2008
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Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner

HOGARTH, REYNOLDS, TURNER

Edited by Valter Curzi, Carolina Brooks.

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ISBN: 9788857222714
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