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American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection

Aside from being one of the largest and most refined collections of early American furniture in private hands, the works included here from the collection of George and Linda Kaufman exemplify American craftsmanship at its highest quality and offer vivid lessons in the evolution of national and regional tastes during this highly productive period of our nation’s development.

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American Masters from Bingham to Eakins: The John Wilmerding Collection

American Masters, which accompanied an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, is the first book to present and document the important collection of American art assembled by the scholar and professor John Wilmerding.

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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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American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century

This volume of the series of systematic catalogues that describe the collections of the National Gallery of Art contains entries on paintings by trained artists who were born or worked in the United States in the 18th and early 19th century and whose earliest work in the collection was painted before 1800.

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American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I

This volume, the first of two on the 19th-century American paintings in the National Gallery of Art, documents works by some of America’s most famous artists and includes results from technical examinations by the scientific research department.

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American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II

This second of two volumes devoted to 19th-century American paintings at the National Gallery of Art includes works by Gari Melchers through Alexander Helwig Wyant.

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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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Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

Art for the Nation includes more than 300 works of art donated by more than 150 benefactors to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art in 1991.

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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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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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Conservation Research

This publication, the inaugural volume of Conservation Research, provides research by Andrew W. Mellon Fellows from 1984 to 1988 and by members of the conservation staff of the National Gallery of Art covering a wide range of topics that are of interest to conservators and the general reader alike.

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Conservation Research 1996/1997

The essays in this volume address a range of subjects studied by the conservation division of the National Gallery of Art related to the Gallery’s collection.

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Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945

Documenting the 524 American paintings that were part of the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalog provides in-depth research and scholarship, as well as an introduction examining the Corcoran’s history of collecting these iconic works of American art.

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Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945, Scholarly Apparatus

This scholarly apparatus provides in-depth research and documentation for each of the 102 paintings highlighted in the accompanying volume Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945.

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Decorative Arts, Part II: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings, Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets

The second volume to catalog the Gallery’s decorative arts collections primarily focuses on Chinese ceramics, but also includes Persian and Indian rugs and carpets, two 19th-century Chinese paintings, and a 17th-century coromandel screen.

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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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East Building, National Gallery of Art: A Profile

Published on the occasion of the opening of the East Building at the National Gallery of Art, this book provides a history of the building, the reasons for its construction, and an overview of the art and exhibitions it contained upon its unveiling.

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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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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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Gardens on Paper: Prints and Drawings, 1200–1900

Gardens on Paper explores the garden theme in works of art on paper, including 15th-century codices, early engravings, drawings, books, and topographical plans, as well as through images of allegorical, secular, and even imaginary gardens.

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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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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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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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Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts

Master Drawings reproduces drawings given by 28 donors as part of one of the first exhibitions in the East Building of the National Gallery of Art.

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The Nine-Ton Cat: Behind the Scenes at an Art Museum

The Nine-Ton Cat provides a behind-the-scenes look at the National Gallery of Art, its exhibitions and collections, and the many workers who enable the Gallery to achieve its mission.

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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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The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections

This catalog accompanied an exhibition of more than 100 works celebrating Ian Woodner’s collection of European master drawings as well as the exceptionally generous gifts that Ian and his daughters, Dian and Andrea, made to the National Gallery of Art.

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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.