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National Gallery of Canada

Works: 7,998 works in 13,727 publications in 3 languages and 89,213 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Biography  Pictorial works  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  Guidebooks  Biographies 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, his, isb, Organizer of meeting, sht, Producer, Photographer, Collector, Contributor
Classifications: TR647, 759.4
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Renoir's portraits : impressions of an age by Colin B Bailey( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all the Impressionists, only Pierre-Auguste Renoir earned distinction as a professional portrait painter. For more than fifty years Renoir explored the genre of portraiture, experimenting and pressing forward in his determination to become -- as he explained to Monet in January 1884 - "a painter of figures." This sumptuously illustrated book is the first devoted exclusively to Renoir's portraiture, bringing together the finest examplesof the portraits he painted during each period of his prolific career. In these delightful paintings Renoir created uniquely endearing and enduring images of pleasure, comfort, and prosperity."--Amazon
Gustav Klimt, modernism in the making by Gustav Klimt( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Klimt's artistic vision pushed the boundaries of art at the turn of the last century. His unparalleled ability to merge the decorative arts with painting led him to create brilliant and glittering works studded with jewel-like motifs; and his richly patterned landscapes and portrayals of embracing figures and elegant women are among the most spellbinding images in the history of art" "Gathered here are essays by eminent scholars Colin B. Bailey, Marian Bisanz-Prakken, Emily Braun, Jane Kallir, and Peter Vergo that explore the extent and context of the artist's oeuvre. The full-color plates are illuminated by individual commentaries and accompanied by black-and-white comparative illustrations. In addition, an illustrated chronology traces Klimt's life and the milieu in which he worked." "With nearly two hundred color plates of Klimt's most popular images, as well as rarely published drawings and period photographs, this lavish book, which accompanies a major exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, pays tribute to the unique style of this artist, one of the most important and revolutionary figures of the late nineteenth century."--Jacket
Corot by Gary Tinterow( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and French and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corot's long and prolific career coincided with major artistic developments: the flourishing of Neoclassical, Romantic, and Realist tendencies; the Barbizon school; the rise of Impressionism. Although he has been claimed at various times for each of these movements, Corot defies categorization. His art was fueled by a profound love of the natural world, and the vision he pursued was his own. This catalogue of the exhibition recounts the engrossing progress of his life and art
Degas : [an exhibition held at the] Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 9 February-16 May 1988, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 16 June-28 August 1988, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 27 September 1988-8 January 1989 by Edgar Degas( Book )

21 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katalog towarzyszący wystawom w: Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais w Paryżu, 9 luty - 16 maj 1988; National Galery of Canada w Ottawie, 16 czerwiec - 28 sierpień 1988; Metropolitan Museum of Art w Nowym Jorku, 27 wrzesień - 8 styczeń 1989
Paul Kane's frontier : including Wanderings of an artist among the Indians of North America by Paul Kane( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1840's, Paul Kane travelled the far reaches of the North American West, from the Great Lakes along the fur-trade routes to the coast, sketching a visual record of the Indian cultures of that vast area. With the publication of this study of his life and career, Kane emerges as a major figure among North American artists of the 19th century. Hundreds of his sketches are examined together for the first time. The range of his subjects offers important visual documentation for the story of the North American West
The changing image : prints by Francisco Goya : [exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, October 24-December 29, 1974, the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, January 24-March 14, 1975] by Eleanor A Sayre( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard : masterpieces of French genre painting by Colin B Bailey( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daumier, 1808-1879 by Honoré Daumier( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den franske kunstner Honoré Daumier (1808-1879
Renoir landscapes, 1865-1883 by Colin B Bailey( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stunning book, published to accompany a major touring exhibition, examines Renoir's landscape art in depth, demonstrating that he was one of the most audacious and original landscape artists of his age
Karsh, the art of the portrait : essays by Yousuf Karsh( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume offers readers new insights into the full range of the life and work of this internationally acclaimed Canadian photographer and portraitist. Following an exploration of the art of the Karsh photograph by James Borcoman, curator of the Karsh exhibition, art historian Estelle Jussim discusses the 'psychological portrait' in the work of Karsh and his contemporaries, photographer Philip J. Pocock outlines the biographical, historical, and social context within which Karsh carried out his profession, and archivist Lilly Koltun describes the Karsh Collection, purchased by the National Archives of Canada in 1987 and comprising some 355,000 negatives, prints, and transparencies
Manufactured landscapes : the photographs of Edward Burtynsky by Lori Pauli( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the past twenty-five years, the Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky has been an explorer of unfamiliar places where industrial activity has reshaped the surface of the land. His surveys of the man-made terrain of quarrying, mining, railcutting, recycling, oil refining, and shipbreaking remind us that these incursions into the earth arise out of perennial human needs and desires. Burtynsky's photographs may show us things that are disturbing, but they also have about them an unexpected beauty, subverting our usual notions of the sublime in nature and leading us to a new awareness of the landscape of our times." "Manufactured Landscapes, organized by the National Gallery of Canada, is the first major retrospective of Edward Burtynsky's work. This fully illustrated catalogue of the exhibition includes essays by Lori Pauli, Mark Haworth-Booth, and Kenneth Baker, and an interview with the artist by Michael Torosian."--Jacket
Eugène Atget, 1857-1927 by James Borcoman( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and French and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Borcoman, curator of photographs at the National Gallery of Canada, has produced a book that details the museum's entire Atget holding of 146 pictures. Twenty-four of these photographs are also printed as duotone plates. Placing Atget in the artistic and cultural context of the times, Borcoman traces his career as photographer along with providing much historical information regarding nineteenth-century photography
From a mighty fortress : prints, drawings, and books in the age of Luther, 1483-1546 by Christiane Andersson( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio & his followers in Rome by David Franklin( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound impact on a wide range of baroque painters of Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish origin who resided in Rome either during his lifetime or immediately afterward. This captivating book illustrates the notion of "Caravaggism," showcasing 65 works by Peter Paul Rubens and other important artists of the period who drew inspiration from Caravaggio. Also depicted are Caravaggio canvases that fully exhibit his distinctive style, along with ones that had a particularly discernible impact on other practitioners. Caravaggio's influence was greatest in Rome, where his works were seen by the largest and most international group of artists, and was at its peak in the early decades of the 17th century both before and after his untimely death at the age of 39. Not since Michelangelo or Raphael has one European artist affected so many of his contemporaries and over such broad geographic territory. Essays by an array of major Caravaggio scholars illuminate the underlying principles of the exhibit, reveal how Caravaggio altered the presentation and interpretation of many traditional subjects and inspired unusual new ones, and explore the artist's legacy and how he irrevocably changed the course of painting."--Publisher's description
Van Gogh : up close by Vincent van Gogh( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Through a glass, darkly" is the biblical phrase that Vincent van Gogh borrowed in a letter to his mother, Anna Cornelia, when reflecting on his clouded perception of those closest to him. Painting, on the other hand, was a more certain venture. Van Gogh's relationship to the object is tirelessly recounted in a number of paintings and drawings that privilege an intimacy between viewer and viewed. The close examination of objects in nature was one first explored in his youth. These early efforts and their subsequent development are here considered through the spirit of adventure suggested by Lewis Carroll's imaginative novels Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871), focusing on the artist's childhood imagination and passion for nature, flowers and insects and the element of wonder and spontaneity in his work. The "enlarged" and detailed viewing and distortions in scale that Alice experiences in both novels provides a way in which to approach Van Gogh's imagery that reflects the "close-up" view. Considered in four parts, with titles drawn from Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, this thematic overview centers around the concept of the close-up and considers the impact of various developments in the fields of art, literature, science and technology, religion and popular culture on the artist's way of seeing and perceiving. Highlighted here are some key subjects relating to Van Gogh's engagement with objects and the natural world, such as the experience of the artist's youth, his childhood studies, the importance of flowers, plants, trees and insects, literature as a source of inspiration in his work, and the evolution of the detail in his paintings"--
Beauty of another order : photography in science by Ann Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om det videnskabelige, tekniske fotografis udvikling
The art of Parmigianino by David Franklin( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The beauty and range of the work of the sixteenth-century artist Parmigianino as painter, draughtsman, and printmaker make him one of the most remarkable figures of the Italian Renaissance. He was an artist who seemed to discover his style without any effort, and his art was universally recognized as being graceful, or full of grace. In his day, "grace" was understood to be a spiritual endowment, conferring qualities that could not be taught. It was one of the preconditions of natural genius, so highly valued among Renaissance artists. But nothing as effortlessly elegant as Parmigianino's drawings and paintings could have been achieved without effort. It is through a close study of the drawings, in particular, that one is able to discern the sources of Parmigianino's style and the creative struggles he endured." "This illustrated study offers a comprehensive reassessment of his work as a draughtsman. More than eighty works on paper, selected from collections around the world, are discussed in detail. Among Renaissance artists, Parmigianino was perhaps more conscious than any of the potential of the graphic arts to convey, and indeed broadcast, complex ideas. He explored this potential himself, not only by means of his numerous drawings but also through the etchings he produced on his own (effectively introducing this print medium into Italian art) and through the engravings and chiaroscuro woodcuts that were made after his designs. In these media, his influence travelled farther and wider than it could have through his paintings alone." "This book coinciding with the quincentenary of the artist's birth in Parma in 1503, accompanies an exhibition presented at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, from October 3, 2003 to January 4, 2004, and at The Frick Collection, New York, from January 27 to April 18, 2004"--Jacket
Bernini and the birth of Baroque portrait sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period, and yet - surprisingly - there has never been a major North American exhibition of his work. Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture - on view from August 5 through October 26, 2008, at the J. Paul Getty Museum and from November 28, 2008, through March 8, 2009, at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa - showcases portrait sculptures from all phases of the artist's long career, from the very early Antonio Coppola of 1612 to Clement X of about 1676." "Bernini's portrait busts were masterpieces of technical virtuosity; at the same time, they revealed a new interest in psychological depth. Bernini's ability to capture the essential character of his subjects was unmatched and had a profound influence on other leading sculptors of his day, such as Alessandro Algardi, Giuliano Finelli, and Francesco Mochi." "Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture is a groundbreaking study that also features drawings and paintings by Bernini and his contemporaries. Together they demonstrate not only the range, skill, and acuity of these masters of Baroque portraiture but also the interrelationship of the arts in seventeenth-century Rome."--Jacket
Lisette Model by Ann Thomas( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and French and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisette Model (artiestennaam van Elise Amelie Felicie Seybert)
Photography in the twentieth century by George Eastman House( Book )

14 editions published in 1967 in English and French and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Canada. Galerie nationale du Canada

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Gustav Klimt, modernism in the makingCorotThe age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard : masterpieces of French genre paintingDaumier, 1808-1879Renoir landscapes, 1865-1883Manufactured landscapes : the photographs of Edward BurtynskyCaravaggio & his followers in RomeBeauty of another order : photography in science