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  Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas
Drawings and Pastels

Christopher Lloyd

Edgar Degas was one of the outstanding draftsmen of the nineteenth century and drawing was not only a central tenet of his art but also essential to his existence. Through an examination of his drawings and pastels, this book reveals the development of Degas's style as well the story of his life, including his complicated relationship with the Impressionists.

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  Twentieth-Century Building Materials

Twentieth-Century Building Materials
History and Conservation

Edited with a new preface by Thomas C. Jester

With over 200 illustrations, this invaluable guide is being reissued by the Getty with a new preface by the book's original editor. The thirty-seven essays in this esteemed volume are written by leading experts in the field. Architects, engineers, conservators, and specialists engaged in historical preservation will benefit from its wisdom.

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  Display of Art in the Roman Palace, 1550-1750

Display of Art in the Roman Palace, 1550-1750

Edited by Gail Feigenbaum

Many of the objects exhibited in museums today once graced the interior of a Roman Baroque palazzo or a setting inspired by one. In fact, the very convention of a paintings gallery—the mainstay of museums—traces its ancestry to prototypes in the palaces of Rome. This book explores the principles of the display of art in these palaces during the early modern period, tracing the influential and emerging concept of a unified interior.

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  The Colors of the New World

The Colors of the New World
Artists, Materials, and the
Creation of the Florentine Codex

Diana Magaloni Kerpel

A monumental achievement, the Florentine Codex is the single most important artistic and historical document for studying the peoples and cultures of pre-Hispanic and colonial Central Mexico. This book uses novel approaches in art history, anthropology, and the material sciences to shed new light on this manuscript—the first illustrated encyclopedia of the New World.

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