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Remodeled Farmhouses

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Mary H. Northend


"There is a certain fascination connected with the remodeling of a farmhouse. Its low, raftered interior, its weather-beaten exterior, …

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Edgar James Banks


The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of masterpieces of architecture and art of classical antiquity. First compiled in the second ce…

Die Phantasie in der Malerei

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Max Liebermann


Max Liebermann gehört zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern des deutschen Impressionismus und war Kopf der Berliner Secession.1903 erfolgte e…

Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

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Benedetto Croce


One of the earliest works of this Italian philosopher and literary critic, Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic marks t…

Van Dyck

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Percy M. Turner


A biography and critique of Van Dyck in The Masterpieces in Colour series. The Plates of the paintings are fully described and the artistic …

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 4

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

Die Neue Malerei

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Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc


Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (* 8. Februar 1880 in München; † 4. März 1916 bei Verdun, Frankreich) war ein deutscher Maler und neben …

The Art of Landscape Painting in Oil Colour

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Sir Alfred Edward East


Sketching from Nature, Equipment, Colour, Composition, Trees, Skies, Grass, Reflections, Distance -- chapters rich with timeless oil paintin…

Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 1

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Carl Von Ossietzky


Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger [1935], zählte zu den herausragenden Persön…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite delle più eccellen…

Ten Books on Architecture

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio


On Architecture is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augus…

Great Artists: Volume 1

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Jennie Ellis Keysor


Biographies of Raphael Santi, Murillo, Peter Paul Rubens, and Albrecht Durer. This is a wonderful tool for art study as there are references…

A Color Notation

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Albert Henry Munsell


A Color Notation is a method developed by A. H. Munsell in order to produce a unified system of color classification. The system identifies …

The Greek View of Life

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Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson


“With the Greek civilisation beauty perished from the world. Never again has it been possible for man to believe that harmony is in fact the…

The Eyes of the Movie

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Harry Alan Potamkin


"The movie was born in the laboratory and reared in the counting-house. It is a benevolent monster of four I's: Inventor, Investor, Imp…

The History of the Suez Canal

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Ferdinand de Lesseps


A lively picture of the origin and completion of the Suez Canal (built between 1859 and 1869) and his architect, Vicomte de Lesseps. This is…

Thoughts on Art and Life

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Leonardo Da Vinci


This is a compilation of the thoughts on art, science and life of Leonardo da Vinci, translated by Maurice Baring and edited by Lewis Einst…

Rosa Bonheur

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François Crastre


A Masterpieces in Colour series book. Very informative with a biography and critique of the artist's work and how well she was beloved. (Sum…

The Seven Lamps of Architecture

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John Ruskin


The Seven Lamps of Architecture, published in May 1849, is an extended essay written by the English art critic and theorist John Ruskin. The…

How to Do Chemical Tricks

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A. T. Anderson


While a bit outdated in many of the more complex descriptions of several of the phenomena described, this book is nonetheless still fun and …

The Stones of Venice, Volume 2

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John Ruskin


The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from …

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