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Aelbert Cuyp

Published to accompany an international touring exhibition, Aelbert Cuyp reproduces 45 of the artist’s most distinguished paintings and 64 drawings, accompanied by more than 100 comparative illustrations and insightful essays by a team of curators and scholars.

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Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century

This catalog accompanied an exhibition presenting approximately 150 works, all acquired during the last decade of the 20th century, that survey the last five centuries of European and American art.

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The Age of the Baroque in Portugal

This catalog introduces audiences to the 18th century in Portugal, a remarkable period for both history and the history of art, with patrons encouraging a diversity of styles among the works they purchased and commissioned.

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The Art of Paolo Veronese, 1528–1588

This catalog, part of the worldwide celebrations that commemorated the 400th anniversary of Paolo Veronese’s death, illustrates every aspect of Veronese’s career and demonstrates the evolution of his style.

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The Art of Paul Gauguin

The Art of Paul Gauguin reproduces more than 200 works by this important modern artist and includes essays, a chronology, selected writings by the artist, and a list of exhibitions.

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A Century of Drawing: Works on Paper from Degas to LeWitt

This catalog includes 140 drawings from the Gallery’s collection created between the years 1900 and 2000: those works that build on convention as well as those that defy it.

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Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration

Circa 1492 assesses the meeting of the worlds that took place at the end of the 15th century from the lasting perspective of art and cultural achievement.

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Degas: The Dancers

This catalog, with 58 of Degas’s works featuring the dancers of the Opera ballet, has two goals: to survey the range of Degas’s treatments of ballet subjects from the late 1860s until the end of his working life sometime after 1900, and to reevaluate Degas’s working methods.

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American Naive Paintings

This systematic catalogue covers the collection of American naive paintings at the National Gallery of Art, a collection of more than 300 works primarily originating in the northeastern United States during the 19th century.

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British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries

British Paintings includes paintings that were produced from the 16th to the 19th century by British artists or foreign artists who spent the greater part of their working lives in Britain.

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The Drawings of Annibale Carracci

This catalog presents for the first time the drawings of Bolognese artist Annibale Carracci on their own, separate from works believed to be by his brother Agostino and cousin Ludovico.

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Early Netherlandish Painting

This volume contains entries for those paintings in the National Gallery of Art that were produced in the 15th and 16th centuries by artists from the Netherlands.

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Edvard Munch: Symbols and Images

This exhibition catalog provides viewers an opportunity to experience the full range of Munch’s genius, both in painting and also in graphic work, and reexamines Munch as an heir to existing 19th-century traditions such as impressionism.

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European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century

This systematic catalogue of the collection of 19th-century European sculpture at the National Gallery of Art includes entries with a brief biography and selected bibliography for each sculptor, as well as related archival materials.

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The Eye of Thomas Jefferson

This catalog, which marked the bicentennial of our nation’s founding in 1776, takes as its focus the author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, and provides an aesthetic biography of this Founding Father and his commitment to the arts and intellectual life of his time.

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The Flowering of Florence: Botanical Art for the Medici

The Flowering of Florence celebrates the close ties linking the arts and the sciences in Tuscany between the 16th and 18th centuries.

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French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism

The first of three volumes to catalog the Gallery’s 19th-century French paintings, this catalog includes 81 paintings that encompass contemporaneous, and sometimes conflicting, movements of romanticism, classicism, and realism.

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From Botany to Bouquets: Flowers in Northern Art

From Botany to Bouquets examines the origins of flower painting with a selection of botanical treatises, manuscripts, and watercolors by 16th- and 17th-century printmakers and draftsmen.

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From Schongauer to Holbein: Master Drawings from Basel and Berlin

This catalog accompanied an exhibition of nearly 200 quintessential examples of early German and Swiss drawings.

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German Paintings of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries

This volume documents the collection of early German paintings in the National Gallery of Art, which includes outstanding works by such masters as Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Hans Holbein the Younger, as well as the only painting by Matthias Grünewald in the United States.

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Gerrit Dou, 1613–1675: Master Painter in the Age of Rembrandt

This book, which accompanied the first international exhibition devoted exclusively to Dou’s works, provides an extraordinary opportunity to reassess the artist’s achievements and assembles 35 of Dou’s paintings that span his career.

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Gods, Saints, and Heroes: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt

Gods, Saints, and Heroes presents a comprehensive survey of Dutch history painting and reaffirms the accolades bestowed on this genre of art in the 17th century.

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Goya: Images of Women

This groundbreaking book is the first to examine the representations of women within Goya’s multifaceted art, and in so doing, it sheds new light on the evolution of his artistic creativity as well as the roles assumed by women in late 18th- and early 19th-century Spain.

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The Greek Miracle: Classical Sculpture from the Dawn of Democracy, the Fifth Century B.C.

The Greek Miracle features 34 original Greek works of marble and bronze sculpture, displaying the development of the Greek classical style.

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The Impressionists at Argenteuil

Bringing together more than 50 paintings, this catalog examines the town of Argenteuil, located down the Seine from Paris where impressionists perfected their style, conceived the first impressionist exhibition of 1874, and hatched strategies for the promotion of their art.

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In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting

This catalog shows the development of the Italian tradition of open-air painting, from its origins in the work of British and French artists in the 1780s to its maturity in the works of Corot between 1825 and 1828.

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Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

This volume is the ninth published in the series of systematic catalogues of the National Gallery of Art collections and the first devoted exclusively to the Gallery’s great collection of Italian paintings.

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Jan Steen: Painter and Storyteller

Jan Steen surveys the breadth of this Dutch artist’s achievement and provides an overview of his career with essays by noted scholars.

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Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment

This catalog accompanied the first international exhibition devoted to Houdon’s art. It provides insights into the history of the remarkable era during which he worked and discusses his sculpture in the rich context of the period

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Johannes Vermeer

This catalog accompanied the first exhibition ever devoted exclusively to Johannes Vermeer and includes essays from an international team of scholars who present ideas about Vermeer’s creative process, critical fortune, and technical means.

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Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz aims to challenge and augment the emphasis on the social content of Kollwitz’s work by focusing on the artistic aspect of her achievement.

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Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance

Lorenzo Lotto discusses not only the artist’s biography and inspiration but also his mastery of allegory and portraiture, his supposed sympathy with the Protestant Reformation, the patrons of his altarpieces, and the so-called Lotto carpets.

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Manet and Modern Paris: One Hundred Paintings, Drawings, Prints, and Photographs by Manet and His Contemporaries

To capture the mood of 19th-century Paris, this catalog features paintings, drawings, and prints by the impressionist artists who made Parisian life a central theme of their work and, to complete the picture, those of their immediate predecessors and followers.

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Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare

This catalog provides a rereading of Édouard Manet’s masterpiece The Railway that leads us on a fascinating tour through the “Europe” district of Paris, newly developed around the Saint-Lazare train station—the site of The Railway and the neighborhood in which Manet lived and worked during the 1870s.

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The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection, Volume I: French Books, Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries

This volume includes an introduction to French architecture followed by entries documenting almost four centuries of French books of classical architectural design and theory.

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The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection, Volume II: British Books, Seventeenth through Nineteenth Centuries

The second volume in the Mark J. Millard architectural series, this publication catalogs almost 100 books published in Britain from the 17th through the 19th centuries.

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The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection, Volume III: Northern European Books, Sixteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries

This third volume in a series documenting the architectural collection of Mark J. Millard includes more than 140 illustrated books in five languages, offering a perspective on northern European architectural styles from the Renaissance through the baroque and into the neoclassical period.

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The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection, Volume IV: Italian and Spanish Books, Fifteenth through Nineteenth Centuries

This volume focuses on the architectural publications created in Italy between 1486 and 1848, as well as a small sampling of Spanish books published between 1671 and 1800.

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Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions

This catalog concentrates on one of Mondrian’s great formal and expressive inventions—the diamond-shaped painting—and includes an essay on several aspects of these works as well as two in-depth studies.

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Picasso: The Saltimbanques

Picasso: The Saltimbanques brings together a selection of the artist’s paintings with related prints and drawings by Picasso and others to trace the traditions of the Harlequin, Pierrot, and the jester, from their origins in the commedia dell’arte of the 17th century to their merger with the circus performers of Picasso’s day.

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Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s: From the Collections of Virginia and Ira Jackson and the National Gallery of Art

Prints Abound probes the phenomenal outpouring of print publications in late 19th-century France and explores the artistic, technical, economic, and cultural circumstances of 1890s Paris.

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Spanish Paintings of the Fifteenth through Nineteenth Centuries

This systematic catalogue provides information on the small but distinguished collection of Spanish paintings at the National Gallery of Art, including artist biographical information and technical notes.

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Sweden: A Royal Treasury, 1550–1700

Sweden: A Royal Treasury includes more than 100 precious objects that illustrate the splendor that surrounded the monarchy from 1550 to 1700 and provide insights into the political and cultural history of Sweden.

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Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages

The approximately 50 works documented in this volume offer a fresh look at this great master and presents a broad survey of Riemenschneider’s career.

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Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre

Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre explores the work of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec along with that of his contemporaries and the ways in which they depicted the decadent life of Montmartre in the 1890s.

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The Treasure Houses of Britain: Five Hundred Years of Private Patronage and Art Collecting

Bringing together works from British country houses, this catalog shows in a broadly chronological way how these private collections were formed and demonstrates the country house’s role as a vessel of civilization.

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Van Gogh’s Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

This catalog presents 70 paintings from the collection of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, and includes an essay on the artist’s major themes and the different phases of his career.

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Virtue and Beauty: Leonardo’s Ginevra de’ Benci and Renaissance Portraits of Women

Virtue and Beauty focuses on the extraordinary flowering of female portraiture in Florence from c. 1440 to c. 1540.

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Watteau: 1684–1721

Published on the 300th anniversary of his birth, this catalog accompanied the first international loan exhibition devoted to the art of the great French 18th-century artist Antoine Watteau.

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Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles Including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics

This volume, part of the project to publish the entire collection of the National Gallery of Art, includes medieval metalwork, stained glass, French Renaissance enamels, European ceramics, jewels in the Renaissance style, and a few other late medieval and Renaissance decorative arts of diverse types and materials.

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The Whole Truth. . .and Other Myths: Retelling Ancient Tales

This collection recounts Greek and Roman myths as depicted by some of the greatest masterpieces in the National Gallery of Art.

Related Exhibitions

Aelbert Cuyp

Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century

The Age of the Baroque in Portugal

The Art of Paolo Veronese, 1528–1588

The Art of Paul Gauguin

A Century of Drawing: Works on Paper Degas to LeWitt

Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration

Degas: The Dancers

The Drawings of Annibale Carracci

Edvard Munch: Symbols and Images

The Eye of Thomas Jefferson

The Flowering of Florence: Botanical Art for the Medici

From Botany to Bouquets: Flowers in Northern Art

From Schongauer to Holbein: Master Drawings from Basel and Berlin

Gerrit Dou, 1613–1675: Master Painter in the Age of Rembrandt

Gods, Saints, Heroes: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt

Goya: Images Of Women

The Greek Miracle: Classical Sculpture from the Dawn of Democracy, the Fifth Century B.C.

The Impressionists at Argenteuil

In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting

Jan Steen: Painter and Storyteller

Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment

Johannes Vermeer

Käthe Kollwitz

Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance

Manet and Modern Paris: One Hundred Paintings, Drawings, Prints, and Photographs by Manet and His Contemporaries

Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare

Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions

Picasso: The Saltimbanques

Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s: From the Collections of Virginia and Ira Jackson and the National Gallery of Art

Sweden: A Royal Treasury, 1550–1700

Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages

Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre

The Treasure Houses of Britain: Five Hundred Years of Private Patronage and Art Collecting

Van Gogh's Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Virtue and Beauty: Leonardo’s Ginevra de’ Benci and Renaissance Portraits of Women

Watteau: 1684–1721