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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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An American Sampler: Folk Art from the Shelburne Museum

This catalog marked the 40th anniversary of the Shelburne Museum, founded in 1947 by Electra Havemeyer Webb with her collection of American folk art.

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Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art

Published to coincide with an exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of William A. Clark’s bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalog has entries demonstrating the wide range of Clark’s collection.


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.


Art of Aztec Mexico: Treasures of Tenochtitlan

This catalog documents an exhibition that accompanied a scholarly symposium at Dumbarton Oaks on the results of the excavations of the ritual heart of the Aztec empire, Templo Mayor, and includes works from 23 collections.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Gemini G.E.L.: Recent Prints and Sculpture

This catalog includes highlights from recent editions created at Gemini G.E.L., all part of the Gemini G.E.L. Archive at the National Gallery of Art.

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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.


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


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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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.


The Sculpture of India, 3000 BC–1300 AD

This catalog, with 100 works spanning four millennia, gives an impression of Indian sculpture on the whole, encompassing the rich diversity of idioms that flourished in the ancient regions of the country.

Tilman Riemenchneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages,1460-1531.pdf

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.


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.


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.


Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection

With more than 180 illustrations and an illuminating essay by Bruce Robertson, this catalog demonstrates the Ebsworth Collection’s rich and varied look at modern American art.


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.