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Illustrators and other artists in books, magazines and DVDs from before the 1950s.

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  1. GUSTAV KLIMT AT HOME

    Regular Price: $35.00

    Sale Price $19.95

    This handsome volume explores the influences of Vienna and other places Klimt visited and called home in his life and work. Fully illustrated, the book features paintings, including his famous nudes and portraits of lovely women, archive imagery and photographs of the surrounding city and landscape to provide an insight into how the people and places of his life relate to his work. Klimt was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. He was both influenced by and shaped the city of Vienna at the turn of the century. Learn More
  2. ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE #67
    $15.00

    A top-notch issue with three excellent artists profiled. Sci-fi illustrator Vincent DiFate is well known for his spectacular spaceships and robots on countless paperback covers back to the early 1960s and the era of the "Ace Doubles." Next up, Samson Pollen was an unsung but prolific master of men's sweat mag artwork, doing covers and interiors, many iconic. He's recently been collected in several books--here's an introduction to his work. Last up is Ray Prohaska, a top-tier magazine illustrator from the 1930s to the end of the sixties. Learn More
  3. GAUDI THE COMPLETE WORKS

    Regular Price: $60.00

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    Through brand-new photography, plans and drawings by Gaudí himself, historical photos, as well as an appendix detailing all his works--from buildings to furniture, decor to unfinished projects--this book presents Gaudí's universe like never before. Like a personal tour through Barcelona, we discover how the "Dante of architecture" was a builder in the truest sense of the word, crafting extraordinary constructions out of minute and mesmerizing details, and transforming fantastical visions into realities on the city streets. Learn More
  4. REMBRANDT Tthe Complete Drawings & Etchings

    Regular Price: $200.00

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    Commemorating the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death, this enormous XXL monograph is the first-ever collection gathering Rembrandt’s complete works on paper. Through the 708 drawings, brilliantly printed in color for the first time, and 314 etchings in pristine reproductions, we discover Rembrandt’s keen eye, deft hand, and boundless depth of feeling like never before; and above all, we witness that he was far more than just a painter. Learn More
  5. REMBRANDT The Complete Paintings

    Regular Price: $200.00

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    On the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death, this XXL monograph compiles all 330 of Rembrandt’s paintings in stunning reproductions. From Belshazzar’s Feast to The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, discover Rembrandt’s painted oeuvre like never before. The Dutch Golden Age of painting spawned some of history’s greatest artists and artisans, but few can boast the genius and legacy of Rembrandt (1606–1669). Learn More
  6. JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS 1680-1938

    Regular Price: $200.00

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    This book lifts the veil on a much-loved but little-understood art form by presenting the 200 most exceptional Japanese woodblock prints in their historical context. Ranging from the 17th-century development of decadent ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” to the decline and later resurgence of prints in the early 20th century, the images collected in this edition make up an unmatched record not only of a unique genre in art history, but also of the shifting mores and cultural development of Japan. From mystical mountains to snowy passes, samurai swordsmen to sex workers in shop windows, each piece is explored as a work of art in its own right, revealing the stories and people behind the motifs. Learn More
  7. FROM MOTHER GOOSE TO DR. SEUSS
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    The covers of children's books dazzle us with art, enchantment, and boldly creative designs. This is especially true of books created during the golden age of children's book publishing. During this time, advances in printing and more eclectic tastes made for the most colorful and daring books of all. A treasury of covers from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s. From brilliantly illustrated fairy tales to early editions of such favorites as "Curious George Takes a Job," "The Little Prince," "Charlotte's Web," "Babar's Picnic," "Hansel and Gretel," "Cinderella," "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," and other classics. Learn More
  8. FRANK E. SCHOONOVER AMERICAN VISIONS
    $30.00

    A wonderful new exhibition catalog from the Norman Rockwell Museum. The exhibition features Schoonover's paintings for such classic stories as Kidnapped, Robinson Crusoe, Swiss Family Robinson, and Ivanhoe, illustrations for the novels of Zane Grey and Edgar Rice Burroughs. Schoonover's long teaching career is examined, as is his role in establishing the Delaware Art Museum and obtaining seminal Pyle works for its collection--as one of the original Pyle students himself. Original paintings, drawings, and studies, archival photographs and examples of the artist's daybooks and personal effects. Learn More
  9. ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE #66
    $15.00

    Featuring the work of George Gross, best known for his pulp covers for Fiction House titles like Jungle and Detective Book, spectacular men's adventure magazine and paperback book cover illustrations of the 50s and 60s. Also featured is the work of Warren Baumgartner, known for his complete mastery of vibrant watercolor in his slick magazine illustrations of the '40s and '50s. Both written by David Saunders. Plus contemporary "entertainment" illustrator Paul Shipper (Star Trek: Discovery, The Last Jedi, Avengers: Infinity War). Learn More
  10. FERNAND KHNOPFF
    $60.00

    In this beautifully illustrated book, Michel Draguet, an internationally recognized authority on fin-de-siècle art, offers an enlightening examination of the life and art of Belgian Symbolist painter Fernand Khnopff (1858–1921). Khnopff achieved widespread acclaim during his lifetime for his moody, dreamlike paintings, as well as his numerous commissioned portraits, designs for costumes and sets for the theater and opera, photography, sculpture, book illustrations, and writings. Learn More

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