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National Gallery (Great Britain)

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Works: 3,398 works in 6,594 publications in 3 languages and 112,479 library holdings
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Classifications: N1070, 759.4
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El Greco by David Davies ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher's description: A much anticipated, wide-ranging survey of works by one of the world's greatest artists. El Greco (1541-1614), born Domenikos Theotokopoulos, was one of the most fascinating and distinctive artists of the sixteenth century. His works are immediately recognizable for their brilliant colors, elongated figures, and spiritual intensity. Initially trained in Crete, in around 1567 El Greco moved to Italy where he purportedly studied with Titian. A decade later he is documented in Toledo (south of Madrid), and he spent the rest of his long life in Spain. His paintings and writings offer a thoughtful, frequently inspired response to the varied environments in which he worked--and they reveal that he was deeply engaged with the religious and artistic thinking of his times. This lavishly illustrated book--the first comprehensive English-language publication on El Greco in many years--addresses the full range of the artist's work in painting and sculpture, from his Byzantine icons to his late altarpieces. It considers his personality from both a religious and intellectual point of view, and presents the artist's religious, mythological, genre, landscape, and portrait works, providing the historical context in which they were made. El Greco is the catalogue for an exhibition organized jointly by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the National Gallery, London. The exhibition opens in New York in October 2003, and moves to London in February 2004
Degas : beyond impressionism by Richard Kendall ( Book )
10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first publication on Degas's mature work ... presents a new and definitive view of his last decades ... drawings, pastels, oil paintings, and sculptures." --Dust jacket
Impressionism by David Bomford ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third catalogue in a series of exhibitions entitled: Art in the making, organized by the National Gallery - Exhibition dates: 28 Nov. 1990 to 21 April 1991
Vermeer and the Delft school by Walter A Liedtke ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Seventeenth-century Delft has often been viewed as a quaint town whose artists painted scenes of domestic life. This book revises that image, showing that the small but vibrant Dutch city produced a wide range of artworks, including luxurious tapestries and silver objects, as well as sophisticated paintings for the court at The Hague and for patrician collectors in Delft itself."--BOOK JACKET
Goya by Patricia Wright ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of the art and life of the Spanish artist, and the influences that shaped his work
Raphael : from Urbino to Rome by Hugo Chapman ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Within little more than a decade Raffaello di Giovanni Santi (1483-1520) transformed himself from a master of provincial church decoration to one of the greatest painters who ever lived. This illustrated catalogue tells the story of his artistic journey from Urbino, where he was born, to the papal court in Rome, via the Central Italian cities of Citta di Castello, Perugia, Siena and Florence." "This book follows this dramatic evolution from his origins in Urbino and the early influences of his father, Giovanni Santi, and the famous Umbrian master Pietro Perugino. It explores his earliest works in Umbria and his studies in Florence under the influence of Leonardo and Michelangelo, concluding by investigating how and why Raphael's art flourished and changed so dramatically under the enlightened patronage of Pope Julius II in Rome."--BOOK JACKET
Portraits by Ingres : image of an epoch by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres ( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, published in conjunction with an exhibition at The National Gallery, London, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is the first comprehensive study of these nineteenth-century masterpieces." "This volume unites texts by American and European scholars with the most complete visual presentation ever of Ingres's portraits. The biographical essays and the catalogue entries provide fresh insights based on examination and interpretation of original correspondence, contemporary reviews, and newly discovered documents; supplementing these are an introduction that discusses Ingres's sources of inspiration, essays on the critical reception of the portraits and on the artist's use of assistants, and a detailed illustrated chronology."--BOOK JACKET
Impression : painting quickly in France, 1860-1890 by Richard R Brettell ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "point" of Impressionist art was to capture the fleeting moment, the transient effect of a certain place, person or time. Impressionist artists worked on site with speed and directness, hoping to distinguish their works with a new freshness, immediacy, and truthfulness. Yet the paintings they exhibited were in fact almost always completed in the studio later. This beautifully illustrated book investigates for the first time works that might truly be called Impressions--paintings that appear to be rapid transcriptions of shifting subjects but were nonetheless considered finished by their makers. Renowned Impressionist scholar Richard R. Brettell identifies and discusses Impressions by some of the best-known artists of the period, including Manet, Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Morisot, Degas, Pissarro, and Caillebotte. The book surveys the various practices of individual artists in the making, signing, exhibiting, and selling of Impressions. Brettell discusses the pictorial theories behind the paintings, the sales strategies for them, and the various forms they took, including works completed in one sitting, "apparent" Impressions, and repeated Impressions. In a concluding chapter, the author considers a small group of works by Vincent van Gogh, who painted with an almost fanatical rapidity and was the only major post-Impressionist painter to push the aesthetic of the Impression even further
On reflection by Jonathan Miller ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"How can we tell the difference between a reflection and the real thing? How does a reflection betray its identity? Why is it that when we look at a mirror we can see either our reflection or the mirror but not both at the same time? How and when do we learn to recognise our own reflection? What does a reflective surface look like and how can we distinguish it from a non-reflective surface? Why is it that certain paintings may be turned upside down and still be visually acceptable? How are the various qualities of reflection represented in art - from the diffuse sheen of burnished copper to the realism of silvered glass?" "In this innovative book, published to accompany the exhibition Mirror Image at the National Gallery, London, Jonathan Miller discusses these puzzling questions and investigates the pictorial representation of reflection - 'sheen, shine, glimmer and gleam' - through a wonderfully varied selection of paintings and photographs, covering nine centuries, drawn from the National Gallery and other international collections."--BOOK JACKET
Renaissance Florence : the art of the 1470s by Patricia Lee Rubin ( Book )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 1470s - the decade of Lorenzo de'Medici's rise to power - was a remarkable moment in Florence's history. It was a time of intense activity for the city's creative workforce. Beauty had long been an intrinsic part of the city's identity and prestige, and rich and powerful Florentine families saw cultivation of the visual arts as an essential way to assert their influence, commissioning artists and craftsmen to create impressive paintings, objects and monuments to enhance their status." "Published to accompany a major exhibition at the National Gallery, London, this illustrated volume offers an introduction to the principal patrons, projects and artistic personalities within Florence during this period. It concentrates on the activities of the leading artists - Andrea del Verrocchio, Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo, Sandro Botticelli, Filippino Lippi and the young Leonardo da Vinci - illustrating their special contributions and highlighting their differences, common sources, ambitions and responses to each other."--BOOK JACKET
Art fraud detective by Anna Nilsen ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spot-the-difference game, mystery story, and art book in which readers try to tell which paintings are genuine and which are forgeries. Includes magnifying glass and split-page format
The National Gallery, London by Philip Hendy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masters of light : Dutch painters in Utrecht during the golden age by Joaneath A Spicer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive treatment of the achievements of the school of the Dutch Golden Age. The volume is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; and the National Gallery, London, (May-July 1998)
Americans in Paris, 1860-1900 by Kathleen Adler ( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John White Alexander, Cecilia Beaux, James Carroll Beckwich, Frank Weston Benson, Nelson Norris Bickford, John Leslie Breck, Dennis Miller Bunker, Mary Stevenson Cassatt, Jefferson David Chalfant, William Merritt Chase, Charles Courtney Curran, Thomas Eakins, Mary Fairchild, Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Abbott Fuller Graves, Ellen Day Hale, Frederick Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Thomas Hovenden, William Morris Hunt, Anna Elizabeth Klumpke, Willard Leroy Metcalf, Hermann Dudley Murphy, Elizabeth Nourse, Charles Sprague Pearce, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Theodore Robinson, John Singer Sargent, Julius LeBlanc Stewart, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Edmund Charles Tarbell, John Henry Twachtman, Harry van der Weyden, Frederic Porter Vinton, Robert Vonnoh, Julian Alden Weir, James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Rubens : a master in the making by David Jaffé ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was a prodigious artist and one of the most extraordinary figures of the seventeenth century. He eventually became the dominant international painter of his generation, and this book traces his progress from hesitant beginnings in the late 1590s through to the first works made after his triumphant return to Antwerp in 1608. Most of the eight intervening years were spent in Italy, where he was inspired by classical sculpture, by the work of Renaissance masters - above all Michelangelo and Raphael - and by the revolutionary styles of Caravaggio and other contemporaries." "This book follows the artist's creative engagement with these sources and others, exploring where Rubens went and, more importantly, what he saw. He studied and copied avidly, finally transforming his influences into a style that, in paintings such as The Fall of Plaeton (National Gallery of Art, Washington), Ecce Homo (State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg) and Samson and Delilah (The National Gallery, London) is entirely, breathtakingly, his own."--BOOK JACKET
Renoir landscapes, 1865-1883 ( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encounters : new art from old by Richard Morphet ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To celebrate the millennium, the National Gallery invited twenty-four of the world's leading contemporary artists to create an entirely new work in response to one of the greatest collections of European painting of the past. These new works - paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and video - are presented here alongside the paintings that inspired them."--BOOK JACKET
The Usborne Introduction to art : in association with the National Gallery, London by Rosie Dickins ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes a look at the world of art and explores some of the world's most famous paintings
Tell me a picture by Quentin Blake ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides guidance for studying paintings and illustrations from the National Gallery in London to find the story within each
The young Michelangelo by Michael Hirst ( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Galeria Narodowa w Londynie.
Galleria nazionale (London)
Great Britain. National Gallery
London (England). National Gallery
London. National Gallery
Londres (GB)
Londres National Gallery.
Nacionalna galerija (London)
National Gallery
National Gallery (Great Britain)
National Gallery, London
National Gallery (London, England)
Nationalgalerie
Nationalgalerie in London.
Nationalgalerie London
Nat︠s︡ionalʹnai︠a︡ galerei︠a︡ (Great Britain)
Velká Británie. National Gallery
נשונל גלרי (בריטניה)
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