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Enlightened Eclecticism

The Grand Design of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland

A beautifully illustrated exploration of opulent tastes and the power of patronage in 18th-century Britain The central decades of the 18th century in Britain were crucial to the history of European taste and design....

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Private Lives

Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889-1900

Mary Weaver Chapin and Heather Lemonedes Brown; With contributions by Francesca Berry, Francesca Brittan, Kathleen Kete, and Saskia Ooms

Four “prophets” of art whose luminous work unfolds the mysteries of domestic life In 1889, avant-garde artists in Paris formed a brotherhood to promote a radical new direction in art. Adopting the name Nabis—Hebrew...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Illuminating Natural History

The Art and Science of Mark Catesby

Henrietta McBurney

The life and art of the 18th-century naturalist Mark Catesby, and his pioneering work depicting the flora and fauna of North America, are explored in vibrant detail This book explores the life and work of the 18th...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

William Blake's Printed Paintings

Methods, Origins, Meanings

Joseph Viscomi

An in-depth examination of William Blake’s glorious and acclaimed series of twelve monoprints Among William Blake’s (1757–1827) most widely recognized and highly regarded works as an artist are twelve color printed...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne

Nature Transformed

Kathleen M. Morris

A beautifully illustrated, concise critical analysis of the art, careers, and reception of the husband-wife team of artists known as Les Lalanne François-Xavier (1927–2008) and Claude (1925–2019) Lalanne...

July 6, 2021, PB-with Jacket, $30.00

The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

Edited by Radha Dalal, Sean Roberts and Jochen Sokoly

Tracing the currents of change that unite the visual and material culture of the Islamic world across space and time The seas have long served as both connective tissue for and barriers between intellectual, social,...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $70.00

Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History

Volume 5: Modern and Contemporary Art

Edited by Daphne Barbour and Suzanne Quillen Lomax

Volume 5 of the National Gallery of Art’s biennial conservation research journal Facture explores issues associated with the conservation and technical analysis of modern and contemporary art. Focusing on works in a variety of...

July 6, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $35.00

Vivienne Westwood

The Complete Collections

Alexander Fury

Forty years of catwalk photography featuring seventy groundbreaking collections from the inimitable Vivienne Westwood—over 1,000 looks as they originally appeared in Westwood’s iconic shows “The only reason I’m in...

June 30, 2021, Cloth over Board, $75.00

David Smith Sculpture

A Catalogue Raisonne, 1932-1965

The Estate of David Smith

Embracing factory methods of construction, building on the legacy of cubism, and turning his back on European carving and casting traditions, David Smith (1906–65) transformed postwar sculpture. His body of work, contemporary with the...

June 29, 2021, HC - Set with Slipcase, $500.00

Providence and the Invention of American History

Sarah Koenig

How providential history—the conviction that God is an active agent in human history—has shaped the American historical imagination Sarah Koenig traces the rise and fall of Protestant missionary Marcus Whitman’s...

June 29, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00