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Art Bound November 2018

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  The Renaissance Nude

The Renaissance Nude

Edited by Thomas Kren with Jill Burke
and Stephen J. Campbell

Looking at works by artists as diverse as Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach, Donatello, and Raphael, this book is a gloriously illustrated examination of the origins and development of the nude as an artistic subject in Renaissance Europe. From the religious to the magical, and the poetic to the erotic, The Renaissance Nude examines in a profound way what it is to be human.

This volume accompanies an exhibition on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center through January 27, 2019, and at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, February 26 to June 2, 2019.

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  A Knight for the Ages

A Knight for the Ages
Jacques de Lalaing and the Art of Chivalry

Edited by Elizabeth Morrison

The Livre des faits de Jacques de Lalaing (Book of the Deeds of Jacques de Lalaing), a famous Flemish illuminated manuscript, relays the audacious life of the eponymous knight and reads like a fast-paced adventure novel. This volume is a compelling and vibrant exploration of the manuscript, including stunning reproductions of the illuminations, never before published in color.

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  The Art of Reading

The Art of Reading
An Illustrated History of Books in Paint

Jamie Camplin and Maria Ranauro

"Bridging the gap between book and art lover perfectly, this work presents relevant information with stunning paintings to satisfy experts of both fields."
Library Journal

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