Spring 2019 Featured Art History

One of our top Spring 2019 Art History titles is David Zwirner Books' "Endless Enigma," surveying 800 years of fantastic art by artists ranging from Blake, Goya and Redon to Borremans, Yuskavage and Marshall. This being the 500th anniversary of Tintoretto's birth, we have three books on the Renaissance master. And other exciting new titles include a book of Leondardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings, "Tudor & Jacobean Portraits," a book on Elizabethan miniatures, and monographs on Bellini and da Messina.

Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art
Introduction by Nicholas Hall. Text by Dawn Ades, Olivier Berggruen, J. Patrice Marandel.

Lineages of the eerie, the strange and the fantastical: from Blake, Goya and Redon to Borremans, Yuskavage and Marshall
Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art explores the ways in which artists have sought to >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701881
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 248 pgs / 116 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Touch Me Not
Edited and translated by Hereward Tilton, Merlin Cox. Introduction by Hereward Tilton.

Touch Me Not is an Austrian manuscript compendium of the black magical arts, completed c. 1795. Unique and otherworldly, it evokes a realm of visceral dark magic. As the co-editor of this volume Hereward Tilton >>more

Fulgur Press
ISBN 9781527228832
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 111 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 Awaiting stock

Giovanni Bellini: The Last Works
By David Alan Brown.

Bellini's last works, examined here in new scholarship, represent a triumphant swan song
An emblematic master painter of the Quattrocento, Giovanni Bellini remained active beyond that period and into the era now known as the >>more

ISBN 9788857239965
US $85.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 400 pgs / 368 color / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Antonello da Messina: Inside Painting
Edited by Giovanni C.F. Villa. Text by Jhumpa Lahiri, Elisabetta Rasy, Giorgio Montefoschi, Nicola Gardini, Roberto Alajmo.

The essential book on the Italian master of perspective and portraiture
Antonello da Messina is one of the earliest virtuosos of oil painting, a true Renaissance master who—via the influence of the Flemish painters—raised perspective >>more

ISBN 9788857238982
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 336 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock

Tintoretto in Venice: A Guide
Edited by Thomas Dalla Costa, Robert Echols, Frederick Ilchman.

Unlike the other two master Renaissance painters associated with Venice, Titian and Veronese, Tintoretto (1519–94) alone was born in Venice and he left his mark there more than either artist. His paintings can still be >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831729468
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock

Art, Faith and Medicine in Tintoretto's Venice
Edited by Gabriele Matino, Cynthia Klestinec.

Bodies in ecstasy, bodies in tortuous pain, bodies devoid of life and bodies rising to the afterlife: the subject of the human is central to the work Tintoretto (1519–94) accomplished at the Scuola Grande di >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831729475
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 136 pgs / 71 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Looking at Tintoretto with John Ruskin
By John Ruskin. Edited by Emma Sdegno.

For John Ruskin (1819–1900), the discovery of Tintoretto's (1519–94) works in 1845 was revelatory. His visit to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco that year would inspire Ruskin to write The Stones of Venice, beloved >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831790000
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 89 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock

Tintoretto and Architecture
Text by Gianmario Guidarelli, Marcel Grosso.

On the 500th anniversary of the Venetian master’s birth, this book shows how Tintoretto used architecture to structure perspective
There is no overstating the long shadow of influence that Jacopo Tintoretto (1519–94) has exerted on >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831743839
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 232 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
Text by Catharine MacLeod.

In the late 16th and early 17th centuries there was one art form in which English artists excelled above all their continental European counterparts: the painting of miniatures. This fascinating book explores the genre with >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147027
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 10.5 in. / 232 pgs / 163 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Tudor & Jacobean Portraits
Text by Charlotte Bolland.

The Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, is renowned for its portraits from the Tudor and Jacobean eras. This book presents portraits of key individuals from this period, from the monarchs and members of >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855147669
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 176 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Leonardo da Vinci: Under the Skin
By Stephen Farthing, Michael Farthing.

For artists and students alike, da Vinci's anatomical drawings are a yardstick for artistic and medical depictions of the body
Leonardo da Vinci created many of the most beautiful and important drawings in the history >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520091
US $27.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock

Visions of Enchantment: Occultism, Magic and Visual Culture
Edited with preface by Daniel Zamani, Judith Noble. Introduction by Gražina Subelyte, Daniel Zamani, Judith Noble. Text by Christiane Gruber, Antje Bosselman-Ruickbie, D. Lyle Dechant, Deanna Petherbridge, Antoine Faivre, Nikola Piperkov, M.E. Warlick, Nathan J. Timpano, Leo Ruickbie, Victoria Ferentinou, Judith Noble.

Intersections of esotericism and visual art from Renaissance alchemy to Derek Jarman
Since Antiquity, the idea of the artist as a magician, trickster and powerful creator of new realities has established itself as a fertile >>more

Fulgur Press
ISBN 9781527228825
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12.5 in. / 208 pgs / 74 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock


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