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Behind the Mask The intrigue, drama, and covert messages hidden in the faces of powerful men and women Byzantine empresses, French revolutionaries, and Spanish generals: history's most impressive figures stare boldly out of the canvases in this collection of form... read more

What Great Paintings Say: Faces of Power

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In this generously illustrated and lively book, Christopher Lloyd sets out and interprets the lifelong achievement of Picasso (1881-1973) as a draftsman. Although there have been many publications about his drawings that have tended to focus on particular periods of his c... read more

Picasso and the Art of Drawing

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In 1779 the family of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister, sold his remarkable art collection to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. More than two centuries later, these masterpieces, rarely seen outside... read more

Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great's Hermitage
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Classics Under the Magnifying GlassItaly's most precious painting treasures dissected Surreptitious messages, concealed myths, and historical truths lie hidden in the great works of the Italian Renaissance, behind heavy gold leaf and religious symbology. Alt... read more

What Great Paintings Say : Italian Renaissance

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Celebrates the riches of the Australian print and drawings collection at the National Galery of Victoria began in the 1860s. The collection now documents, in great depth and with works of outstanding quality, the development of the graphic arts in Australia over the two centuries since European settlement.

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The theme of the erotic is ever present in the work of August Rodin, both in his sculptures and in his many drawings. Throughout his career, he depicted sexual desire in all its facets, in every mood from delicate innocence to frank intensity, bearing witness to an endless fascination wi... read more

RODIN AND EROS

Attention to detail is often said to be lacking in the modern, bustling world in which we live. Have you an eye for detail? Just how good will you prove to be at spotting when something is different? These pictures will test your powers of observa... read more

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The Louvre Art Deck includes 150 5" x 5" cards highlighting the most iconic and significant paintings in the Louvre. The front side of each card shows a full-size photograph of the painting while the back side gives 300-word discussions by a... read more

The Louvre Art Deck: 150 Paintings from the World-renowned Museum

A complete guide to painting flowers and plants in watercolour, by a bestselling author and experienced, inspirational artist.

Janet Whittle's vibrant and evocative compositions capture all the glory and beauty of flowers. In this beautiful book, yo... read more

How to Paint Flowers & Plants: In Watercolour

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Stroke of Genius The complete painted oeuvre of Leonardo da Vinci The paintings of a renaissance master Inventor, painter, sculptor, scientist, architect, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was nothing short of a quintessential Renaissance genius. No ot... read more

Leonardo Da Vinci : The Complete Paintings

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Bark painting, as practised by Aboriginal artists of Arnhem Land for millennia, is one of the great traditions of world art. Yet it was only recognised as such late in the 20th century. Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists highlights the work of 40 ma... read more

Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Painters