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BOSTON. Museum of Fine Arts. American Figurative Sculpture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 488 pp. catalogue of the museum's collection; 18 color plates and 231 b&w figures. Folio, cloth. 1986.
Item nr. 22760
SIREN, OSVALD. Chinese Sculptures in the Von Der Heydt Collection: Descriptive Catalogue. 189 pp. text with 66 b&w plates. Square 4to, cloth. Museum Reitburg, Zurich, 1959.
Text in English and German.
Item nr. 18502
SETE. Musée Paul Valéry. Collection David et Ezra Nahmad - Impressionnisme et audaces au XIXeme siecle. 320 pages, including 70 color plates. 4to, wraps. Paris. Editions Au Fil du Temps, 2013.
This exhibition of nearly 70 works covers a stunning selection of 19th-century paintings owned by the Nahmad family. The Barbizon...
Item nr. 149552
NEW YORK. Museum of Modern Art. Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and her Family. 173 pp. text with approximately 60 b&w plates. Oblong 4to, wraps. New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1970.
Indispensable documentation on these pioneer collectors.
Item nr. 12017
PAVONI, ROSANNA. House Museums in Italy: new cultural itinaries: poetry, history, art, architecture, music, arts & crafts, tastes and traditions. 160 pages, roughly 100 color plates. 12mo, wraps. Rome, Gangemi Editore, 2010.
Item nr. 141422
BALDASSARI, ANNE. Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection. Hermitage Museum-Pushkin Museum. 480 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. 4to, boards. Paris, Gallimard in association with Fondation Louis Vuitton, 2016.
This massive catalogue, published to accompany a historic exhibition in Paris, features 160 works from 1890-1914, including masterpieces by Cezanne, Gauguin...
Item nr. 164414
BARRON, STEPHANIE and Lynn Zelevansky. Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections. Essays by numerous authors; 224 pp., 140 colour and 30 b&e illustrations. Folio, cloth. Los Angeles, County Museum of Art in association with New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2001.
Published to accompany a....
Item nr. 95885
SHAPIRO, JOSEPH RANDALL. Joe Sez: Essays on Art, Life and Relationships. 283 pages. 8vo, cloth. Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 1995.
Item nr. 102707
LUDWIG COLLECTION. Kunst der sechziger Jahre. 5th erweiterte Auflage. [Art of the Sixties. 5th revised edition.] Illustrated with 209 color plates. Large 4to., 302 x 245 mm, bound in publisher's plastic embossed covers. Koln: Wallraf-Richartz Museum, 1971.
This is the definitive fifth revised edition of this famous and striking exhibition catalogue...
Item nr. 165662
SEMENOVA, NATALIA. The Life and Collection of Sergei Shchukin. 176 pages, illustrated throughout with b&w photographs, plus 254 small illustrations, mostly in color, of his collection. 4to, boards. Moscow, Trilistnik [Shamrock], 2002.
Text in Russian. Top corners lightly bumped.
Item nr. 164615
[GANZ Collection]. Fitzgerald, Michael [ed.]. A Life of Collecting: Victor and Sally Ganz. 244 pp., approximtely 125 color and 40 b&w illustrations. Folio, cloth. New York, Christie's, 1997.
The Ganz collection includes most prominently works by Picasso, Johns, Hesse, Rauschenberg, and Frank Stella.
Item nr. 52258
KIRWIN, LIZA. Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists' Enumerations from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art. Foreword by John W. Smith; 208 pages, roughly 115 color and 25 b&w plates. 4to, wraps. New York, Princeton Architectural Press, in association with Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 2010.
Item nr. 140959
NEW YORK. Museum of Modern Art. The Museum. Unpaginated text by Richard Schickel, well illustrated with b&w photographs by Dan Budnik. Oblong 4to, wraps. 1970.
"an informal introduction to The Museum of Modern Art"
Item nr. 29229
LANDAUER, SUSAN, William H. Gerdts, and Patricia Trenton. The Not-So-Still Life. A Century of California Painting and Sculpture. 226 pp., 169 color and b&w. 4to, cloth. San Jose, Museum of Art and Berkeley, Los Angeles, London,University of California Press, 2003.
This catalogue, published to accompany a show at the San Jose...
Item nr. 108271
HOUGHTON, JAMES, and Members of the Staff. Philippe de Montebello and the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1977-2008. xiv and 170 pages, 175 illustrations, most in color. 4to, cloth. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2009.
Item nr. 138594
DUMAS, ANN et al. The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. 356 pp., with 200 color and 226 b&w illustrations. Folio, cloth. New York, Abrams, 1997.
Degas is notable not only as a painter, but as a collector of 19th century French art. His collection included Delacroix, Daumier and Ingres as well...
Item nr. 49739
ROSENTHAL, MARK et al. The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: 1945 to 1995. 263 pp. with 189 color plates and 19 b&w figures. 4to, wraps. Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, 1996.
Item nr. 54470
BALTIMORE. Baltimore Museum of Art. Two Hundred Years of American Painting: A Bicentennial Exhibition, January 16 - February 6, 1977. Tri-fold pamphlet with a four-page unillustrated checklist. 1977.
Library stamp on rear cover.
Item nr. 167238
NEW YORK. Whitney Museum. Views from Abroad 2: European Perspectives on American Art. Text by Jean-Christophe Ammann and Adam D. Weinberg. 175 pp. with c. 30 color and 30 b&w illustrations. 4to, wraps. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1996.
Published to accompany an exhibition at the Whitney Museum, this catalogue examines...
Item nr. 46263