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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This catalog, accompanying the first monographic exhibition of the artist’s work to be presented in the United States, documents 52 of Ter Borch’s paintings—including some of his finest masterpieces—surveys the breadth of his achievement, and provides an overview of his career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Greek Miracle features 34 original Greek works of marble and bronze sculpture, displaying the development of the Greek classical style.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
This volume includes an introduction to French architecture followed by entries documenting almost four centuries of French books of classical architectural design and theory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book, the first ever devoted to Netherlandish diptychs, examines approximately 40 pairs of paintings from the 15th and 16th centuries, reuniting a number of diptychs that had long been separated and providing detailed documentation and technical analysis for each.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.