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Author: M C Ruepell, as Director for The Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1969, KONGO, Bembe, Loango Region, Teke, Boma, Yaka, Suku, etc.
Publisher: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX, 1969. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 84 pp, extensively illustrated, with a lengthy introduction,of 2500 copies only.
Condition:Stiff card 8vo with wrap covers, quality paper, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN, with light rubbing to cover in GOOD plus CONDITION. 86 pages, CONGO, KONGO, Bembe, Loango Region, Teke, Boma, Yaka, Suku,
Description: Catalogue prepared to announce the acquisition by the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts of a substantial portion of the Clark and Frances Stillman Collection of Congo Sculpture. With 139 exhibits and 134 Large photos.KONGO, Bembe, Loango Region, Teke, Boma, &tc.
Author: Catalog written by Mr Edmund Capon and Mae Anna Pang. Organised by the International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited.Sponsored by BHP
Publisher: ICC of Australia, 1981, first edition, hardcover quarto without dj as issued, 208pp., 6 chapters, colour plates, Map, Chronological table, Index of Artists, Bibliog
Condition:Crisp white card-bound hardcover boards with title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions. 208 Pages with colour plates
Description: Inroductory comments by Malcolm Fraser, PM Australia; Huang Zhen Minister of Culture PRC; J Leslie, Chairman ICCA and Sir James McNeill, Chairman BHP.
Detailed Text covering every plate in colour.
Figures of 98 Colour Paintings as full-colour plates.
Author: ZOLTAN SEPESHY - Foreword by Albert Christ-Janer
Publisher: American Studio Books, New York & London, Copyright 1946, First edition, hardcover 8vo without dj, 79 pages, B/W ARTWORKS & ILLUSTRATIONS.
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket
Description: From the Foreword: 'This book contains a discussion of that part of art which can be taught. Zoltan Sepeshy is a good teacher & has designed these discussions to help you learn to paint with skill and permanence.'
An excellent book the art of Tempera
Author: Janet Gough at the Fine Art Press,IMAGES of SEXUALITY in Australian Art -Vicki Myers, Jack Manton, Mike Brown's "Mary Lou", Dale Frank, Brett Whitely
Publisher: Janet Gough at the Fine Art Press, Sydney, Australia, 1992, FIRSTEDITION, softcover small quarto without dj,148 pp., 18 chapters, colour & b/w photos, line drawings.
Condition:Crisp card-bound hardcover boards with bright title to spine & cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and with minor rubbing
Description: Images of sexuality in Australian Art: The Art of Seduction
Viki Meyers Queensland Arts Policy The Adelaide Festival.
Jack Manton Garry Anderson The Art Market Private Galleries
Eroticism and Sexual Imagery in Australian Art Brett Whitely
Author: EUGENE LUMBERS - writing on Australian Art History Outback Artist & painter PRO HART
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1981, First Reprint, 1st pub. 1977, softcover 4to, 143pp., COLOUR ARTWORKS throughout, 8 Chapters & Appendix.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION
Description: The biography of Pro Hart explains the man and gives a revealing glimpse into the mind of genius at work. In conjunction with the reproductions of Pro Hart's paintings it forms a valuable segment of art history.
Author: RICHARD G. HATTON -With numerous line Illustrations- A RARE COPY on AUSTRALIAN BOOKSHELVES and a CLASSIC REFERENCE for ARTISTS
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1949, Latest impression, 1st pub. 1904, hardcover 8vo with dj, 350pp., B/W SKETCHES & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 7 Parts, 86 Chapters & INDEX
Condition:slight foxing and age-toning to freprs & slight foxing to outside page edges, in a clipped POOR DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside and outside, fading to spine, large piece missing from frcvr and other small pieces missing, several tears & rubbing.
Description: Method and Proportion - The Head and Neck - The Trunk - The Upper Limb - The Lower Limb - Drapery. This important OLD CLASSIC book gives detailed instructions on drawing the various parts of the body, of drawing nudes and various techniques.
Author: George Savage - History of Glass-making, OLD GLASS, ART GLASS
Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, July 1969, Second impression, First pub. 1965, hardcover square 8vo without dj, 128pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS
Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title & colour illustration to frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket.
Description: From ancient glass, origins and early forms to English, Irish and American Glass and the Art of Glass. Full of line drawings, PHOTOS, brilliant colour plates, analysis in depth of the history & development of glass making
Author: VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM (WRH)
Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1971, Fifth impression, First pub. 1947, Small Picture Book No.1, softcover small 8vo, 128pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title & illustration to frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr.
Description: Glass Table-ware at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London - these specimens were chosen as examples of beauty and interest of form in useful wares, rather than in purely decorative work. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A SPECIAL POSTAGE RATE ON THIS LIGHT ITEM