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Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence

Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488) was one of the most versatile and inventive artists of the Italian Renaissance. He created art across media, from his spectacular sculptures and paintings to his work in goldsmithing, architecture, and engineering. His expressive, confident drawings provide a (...)
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Yellow : The History of a Color

From the acclaimed author of Blue, a beautifully illustrated history of yellow from antiquity to the present.In this richly illustrated book, Michel Pastoureau-a renowned authority on the history of color and the author of celebrated volumes on blue, black, green, and red-now traces the visual, (...)
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Sofonisba's Lesson : A Renaissance Artist and Her Work

The formation and career of the first major woman artist of the RenaissanceSofonisba Anguissola (ca. 1535-1625) was the daughter of minor Lombard aristocrats who made the unprecedented decision to have her trained as a painter outside the family house. She went on to serve as an instructor to (...)
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Porcelain: A History from the Heart of Europe

"This is the book on porcelain we have been waiting for. . . . A remarkable achievement." -Edmund de Waal, author of The Hare with Amber EyesA sweeping cultural and economic history of porcelain, from the eighteenth century to the presentPorcelain was invented in medieval China-but its secret (...)
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