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Most popular Art & design styles: Romanticism books

The most popular Art & design styles: Romanticism books currently available. Updated weekly.
William Blake
Accompanying the first major survey of William Blake's work to be held since 2000, this book presents a comprehensive overview of his work, foregrounding his relationship with the art world of his time and telling the stories behind some of the most iconic images in the history of British art.
Story of Painting: How art was made
J. M. W. Turner: The Man Who Set Painting on Fire
In 1802, at the age of 26, Joseph Mallord William Turner became the youngest ever member of the Royal Academy.
Lives of Blake
Turner & the Sea
Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, this book explores and celebrates Turners lifelong fascination with the sea. It sets his work within the context of marine painting in the 19th century.
Henry Fuseli: Drama and Theatre
The renowned 18th-century painter Henry Fuseli, who revered Shakespeare and loved all things theatrical, is the subject of this lavishly illustrated book which focuses on the influence literary sources and contemporary theatre had on his work.
Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner
From night skies to morning mists to the much-cited Wanderer above a Sea of Fog, Caspar David Friedrich mastered the emotional and metaphysical experience of nature. This introductory book presents his most important and celebrated works to explore an oeuvre of sublime and haunting impact and a trailblazer of Romantic aesthetics.
Thomas Cole`s Journey - Atlantic Crossings
A major reexamination of the father of the Hudson River School in relation to his European roots and travels
Turner and the Elements
Thomas Cole Wall Calendar 2019 (Art Calendar)
Thomas Cole was a nineteenth-century artist known for his Romantic depictions of American landscapes. This wall calendar showcases 12 of his most fantastical, awe-inspiring scenes, including paintings from The Course of Empire and Voyage of Life series. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
Nineteenth-Century French Paintings: Volume 1, The Barbizon School
A comprehensive presentation of the important collection of Barbizon School painting at the National Gallery, London
Turner: The Sea and the Alps
Delacroix and His Forgotten World: The Origins of Romantic Painting
Presents a new way of thinking about French painting in the 1820s and beyond. Fresh insights into the life and work of a hugely important and popular artist.
Proof - Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo
Featuring works by Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein and Robert Longo, "Proof" offers insight into the singularity of vision through which artists can reflect the social, cultural and political complexities of their times. This book is published to accompany the exhibition of the same name.
Tate - J.M.W. Turner Wall Calendar 2020 (Art Calendar)
One of Britain's most celebrated and popular artists, J.M.W. Turner was a master painter of landscapes and seascapes. This calendar features a range of Turner's atmospheric depictions of seascapes and landscapes from Tate collections, from The River Thames and Kew Bridge, Scarborough to Windsor from Lower Hope.
Romantic Revolution
A compelling and persuasive account of how the Romantic Movement permanently changed the way we see things and express ourselves.
Delacroix Drawings - The Karen B. Cohen Collection
George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles: Incarnation, Doubt, and Reenchantment
John Martin: Apocalypse Now!
Rachel Ashwell: My Floral Affair: Whimsical Spaces and Beautiful Florals
Discover Rachel Ashwell's floral inspirations and the unique touch she brings to interiors in her first book dedicated to flowers, a deeply-held passion come to life.
Restoration: The Fall of Napoleon in the Course of European Art, 1812-1820
Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album
This groundbreaking reconstruction of Goya's so-called 'Witches and Old Women' album will offer rich insights into the artist's concerns and preoccupations and will immeasurably deepen our understanding of the artist.
Standing in the Sun:A Life of J.M.W. Turner: A Life of J.M.W. Turner
A revealing portrait of the man behind the art, uncovering fresh material, as well as pulling together previously known facts, Bailey sheds new light on this complicated and secretive artistic figure. Available in paperback, for the first time.
Nature's Truth: Photography, Painting, and Science in Victorian Britain
Investigates why nineteenth-century British painters and photographers as diverse as the Pre-Raphaelites, P. H. Emerson, and Augustus John pursued truth to nature, and how contemporary science and philosophy informed their artistic practice and the critical reception of their work.
Constable and Brighton
Features the most comprehensive selection of Constable's Brighton studies ever assembled, with the bonus of a selection of Turner's marine studies of Brighton from the same period, alongside authoritative texts on both artists.
Enchanted World of German Romantic Prints, 1770-1850
Delacroix: New and Expanded Edition
Renaissance in the 19th Century: Revision, Revival, and Return
Framing Majismo: Art and Royal Identity in Eighteenth-Century Spain
Explores majismo, a cultural phenomenon that embodied the popular aesthetic from the late 1700s in Spain. Examines conceptions of gender, national character, and noble identity.
Historical Dictionary of Romantic Art and Architecture
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Romantic Art and Architecture contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on major artists of the romantic era as well as entries on related art movements, styles, aesthetic philosophies, and philosophers.
Turner Book (Essential Artists)
Of interest to an art enthusiast, this book is both a practical manual for discovering and understanding the artist, J M W Turner, and a guide to his life and work. It examines in detail key works and the techniques by which Turner realised them and features revealing extracts from his notebooks, travel journals and poetry.
J.M.W. Turner Masterpieces of Art
The English Romantic painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 1775-19 December 1851) was a brilliant landscape artist, a watercolourist and printmaker. This wonderful new book brings to life his greatest achievements in glorious colour.
An in-depth and fascinating exploration of the life and works of the painter Turner
Goya: The Portraits
A landmark overview and analysis of Goya's finest portraits
Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions
Published in connection with an exhibition held Nov. 18, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017, Bard Graduate Center Gallery; and Mar. 18-June 19, 2017, Chaateau de Fontainebleau.
Napol on: Images of the Napoleonic Legend
Pre-Raphaelites and Science
Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime
A sweeping look at the lives and work of two important English Romantic painters.
Canova's George Washington
An engaging account of a sculpture once considered the "boast and pride of North America"
Romantic Art in Practice: Cultural Work and the Sister Arts, 1760-1820
This book engages with the professional politics and labour practices of Romantic period artists and craftsmen as they translated creative literary work into visual art. Exploring the developing cultural tensions and connections that created a 'sister-art' movement in the period of new print technology and mass media.
A comprehensive monograph on the preeminent French Romantic artist whose work changed the course of European painting
Stages of European Romanticism: Cultural Synchronicity across the Arts, 1798-1848
Employs an innovative approach by "stages" to offer a unified vision of European Romanticism over the half-century of its growth and decline.
Journey to the Maghreb and Andalusia, 1832: The Travel Notebooks and Other Writings
A comprehensive, annotated English translation of Eugene Delacroix's most significant writings during his travels in Morocco, Algeria, and southern Spain, recording his observations of places, people, costume, landscapes, and architecture.