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National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

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Works: 4,015 works in 8,219 publications in 10 languages and 303,289 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Records and correspondence  Catalogues raisonnés  Essays  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Guidebooks  Biography 
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Classifications: N856, 759.13
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Treasures of Tutankhamun by Katharine Stoddert Gilbert( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 2,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superb reproductions of the most representative artifacts from the four chambers of Tutankhamun's tomb
The story of painting by Wendy Beckett( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of painting over the last 800 years, including more than 450 color reproductions and an in depth analysis of over 30 of the most famous paintings
Georgia O'Keeffe, art and letters by Georgia O'Keeffe( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a catalog accompanying the centennial exhibition of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe's (1887-1986) work at the National Gallery of Art. This work includes color reproductions of the 120 pieces in the exhibition, as well as 125 letters O'Keeffe wrote during her lifetime. This survey includes charcoals and pencil drawings on paper, but most is devoted to her work in color -- water colors and pastels on paper, and oils on canvas. O'Keeffe's letters are grouped according to four periods in her life: 1915-1918, when she was an art teacher in Virginia, South Carolina and Texas; 1919-1929, when she lived with Alfred Stieglitz in New York; 1929-1946, a period of time when she became more attached to the Southwest, and broke with the way of life in New York City and the east coast; and 1947-1981, when, after Stieglitz's death, she moved to and took up residence in New Mexico permanently. Through the personal letters that form the core of the book, O'Keeffe emerges as an even more complex and passionate person than she herself was willing to reveal before her death in 1986
Winslow Homer watercolors by Helen A Cooper( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the artist's watercolor career tracing his ideas, techniques, and feelings through each watercolor series
The New painting, Impressionism, 1874-1886 : an exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco with the National Gallery of Art, Washington by Charles S Moffett( Book )

28 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johannes Vermeer by Johannes Vermeer( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bij de overzichtstentoonstelling van werk van de Nederlandse schilder (1632-1675)
Circa 1492 : art in the age of exploration by Jay A Levenson( Book )

13 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue for quincentenary exhibition examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, eastern Asia, and the Americas
Winslow Homer by Nicolai Cikovsky( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book discusses and reproduces more than two hundred paintings, watercolors, and drawings that span Homer's career, all of which are discussed in entries by Cikovsky and Kelly. It begins with the Civil War paintings that first brought Homer's remarkable artistic mentality to public attention, in which he movingly expressed the profound implications the war held for the nation. Homer's interest in national themes is further explored in his works of the later 1860s and 1870s, which embraced a wide spectrum of American life. His shift toward more idealized and heroic imagery and his withdrawal to a solitary life at Prout's Neck, Maine, in the 1880s are discussed as turning points leading to the great achievements of his last two decades. After considering his beautiful late watercolors of the Tropics and the Adirondacks, and his monumental Prout's Neck seascapes, the book concludes with a reassessment of the tragic, almost visionary paintings of his last years. The book is also the catalogue for a major exhibition on Homer's works, opening at the National Gallery of Art on 15 October 1995 and traveling to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Van Gogh's van Goghs : masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam by Richard Kendall( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Van Gogh's Van Goghs presents seventy paintings from the extraordinary collection of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, home to the single greatest assemblage of the artist's paintings, drawings, and letters. The collection is based on works acquired directly from the artist by his brother Theo, an art dealer and the source of Vincent's financial and emotional support. All periods of Vincent van Gogh's brief but intensely productive career are represented: his earliest paintings in The Netherlands; his responses to French Impressionism in 1886; the images he painted while in hospitals in Arles and Saint-Remy in southern France; and his last, feverishly creative works in Auvers-sur-Oise. Van Gogh's Van Goghs represents a unique opportunity to sample the largest and most varied Van Gogh collection in the world. It accompanies a major exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art."--Jacket
Berthe Morisot, Impressionist by Charles F Stuckey( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in 4 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Franse impressionistische schilderes Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
John Singer Sargent by John Singer Sargent( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The remarkable portraits for which John Singer Sargent is most famous are only one aspect of a career that included landscapes, watercolors, figure subjects, and murals. Even within portraiture, his style ranged from bold experiments to studied formality. And the subjects of his paintings were as varied as his styles, including the leaders of fashionable society, rural laborers, city streets, remote mountains, and the front lines of World War I. This book surveys and evaluates the extraordinary range of Sargent's work, and reproduces 155 of his paintings in color. It accompanies a spectacular international exhibition - the first major retrospective of the artist's career since the memorial exhibitions that followed his death." "Richard Ormond presents a biographical sketch and, in a second essay, reviews Sargent's development as an artist. Mary Crowford Volk explores his thirty-year involvement with painting murals - in particular the works at the Boston Public Library and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that Sargent regarded as his greatest achievement."--Jacket
The Treasure houses of Britain : five hundred years of private patronage and art collecting by Gervase Jackson-Stops( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated: The Margaret A. Bailey Art Collection
National Gallery of Art, Washington by John Walker( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many color illustrations with explanations from the collection of the National Gallery of Art, highlighting art from the thirteenth through the twentieth centuries, from Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French, British, and American schools
Dada : Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris by Leah Dickerman( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dada includes many of the key figures in the history of modernism, such as Hans Arp, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Hannah Hoch, John Heartfield, Francis Picabla, Kurt Schwitters, and Sophie Taeuber, and introduces artists who are less well known. This book explores the variety of art-making practices that emerged between 1916 and 1924 in the movement's primary centers: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, and Paris. Six city essays by scholars of the movement; an illustrated chronology; more than forty artists' biographies; period photographs; and extensive plate sections document a provocative and influential artistic era." "This illustrated book accompanies Dada, the most comprehensive museum exhibition of Dada art ever mounted in the United States, on view in 2006 at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The exhibition was on view at the Musee national d'art moderne-Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2005"--Jacket
The search for Alexander : an exhibition by D.C.) National Gallery of Art (Washington( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willem de Kooning : paintings by Marla Prather( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werk van de Amerikaanse kunstenaar van Nederlandse origine (1904- )
Käthe Kollwitz by Elizabeth Prelinger( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few artists are as universally beloved as the German printmaker, draftsman, and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz, whose powerful images of mothers and children and of protest against social injustice have long been admired by both critics and the public. Kollwitz, a woman in a field dominated by men, steadfastly adhered to a figurative style in the era of abstraction and depicted socially engaged subject matter when it was unfashionable. Kollwitz is largely known through political posters and restrikes of her prints. Her reputation has to some extent been dominated by an emphasis on the social content of her work, often at the expense of her remarkable artistic skills. The present study challenges that view by focusing on the artistic aspect of her achievement. The book consists of three essays on Kollwitz. Elizabeth Prelinger provides a reassessment of Kollwitz as an artist; Alessandra Comini presents a richly atmospheric discussion of the artist's life in Berlin during the tumultuous period that spanned two world wars; and Hildegard Bachert surveys the reception of Kollwitz in Germany and the United States as manifested in collections of her works. The volume, which includes a selection of the finest examples of Kollwitz' oeuvre, juxtaposes preparatory drawings with finished art, illustrating the arduous experimental processes by which she attained her brilliant results. Themes important to Kollwitz--such as self-portraits, social activism as illustrated in the cycles A Weavers' Rebellion and Peasants' War, love and death, nudes, workers, war and revolution--are explored in depth in all media. The book will serve as the catalogue for an exhibition of Kollwitz' prints, drawings, and works of sculpture at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from May 3 to August 26, 1992
Edouard Vuillard by Guy Cogeval( Book )

16 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The long and illustrious career of Edouard Vuillard spans the fin-de-siecle and the first four decades of the twentieth century, during which time the French painter, printmaker, and photographer created an extraordinary body of work. This is the first volume to explore Vuillard's rich and varied career in its totality, presenting nearly 350 works that demonstrate the full range of his subject matter and reveal both the public and private sides of this quintessentially Parisian artist." "In a series of illustrated essays and catalogue entries, the authors explore Vuillard's complex and diverse artistic development, beginning with his academic training in Paris in the late 1880s and the innovative Nabi paintings of the 1890s for which he is best known, including his provocative, disquieting middle-class interiors and his work associated with the avant-garde theatre. The authors also examine Vuillard's splendid but lesser known large-scale decorations, his luminous landscapes, and the elegant portraits from the last decades of his career. In addition to paintings, the volume includes a substantial selection of drawings and graphics, together with a large group of striking photographs by the artist, many of which are published here for the first time." "This illustrated catalogue accompanies the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the work of Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940). The exhibition opens at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and travels to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais in Paris, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London."--Jacket
The Art of Paul Gauguin by Richard R Brettell( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coffee table book of Paul Gauguin's paintings. Covers his Impressionist Years; his Ceramics; His First Tahitian Years; his Return to France, & his Final Years in Tahiti & Hivaoa
National Gallery of Art : master paintings from the collection by John Oliver Hand( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hand has selected nearly 400 masterworks to create not only a sampling of the gallery's collection but also a pleasurable and illuminating history of Western painting
 
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The story of painting
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controlled identityNational Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)

controlled identitySmithsonian Institution

tats-Unis. National Gallery of Art

Galera de Arte Nacional

Galera Nacional de Arte

Galleria nazionale (Washington)

Gallery of Art

Gallery of Art Washington, DC

Kokuritsu Bijutsukan (U.S.)

Mellon Gallery of Art

Mellon Gallery of Art (Spojen stty americk)

Mellon gallery of art (Washington, D.C.)

Milli Sənət Qalereyası

Nacia Galerio de Arto

Nacionālā mākslas galerija

Nacionalna galerija umjetnosti

Nacional'na hudožestvenna galere, Vašington

Narodowa Galeria Sztuki w Waszyngtonie

National Art Gallery (.-U.)

National Art Gallery (Spojen stty americk)

National Art Gallery (U.S.)

National-Galerie Washington, DC

National Gallery

National Gallery di Washington

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art (Frenta staterna)

National Gallery of Art in Washington

National Gallery of Art. Smithsonian Institution

National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

National Gallery of Art, Washington

National Gallery of Art (Washington,D.C.)

National Gallery (Washington)

Nat︠s︡ionalʹnai︠a︡ kartinnai︠a︡ galerei︠a︡

Nat︠s︡ionalʹnai︠a︡ kartinnai︠a︡ galerei︠a︡ (U.S.)

NGA

Oriel Gelf Genedlaethol

Smithsonian Institution Gallery of Art

Smithsonian Institution Mellon Gallery of Art

Smithsonian Institution National Gallery of Art

Smithsonian institution National gallery of art (Washington, D.C.)

Staatliche Kunstsammlung Washington, DC

Ulusal Sanat Galerisi

United States National Gallery of Art

Washington (D.C.)

Washington (D.C.) Mellon Gallery of Art

Washington (D.C.) National Gallery of Art

Washingtongo Arte Galeria Nazionala

Εθνική Πινακοθήκη Τέχνης

Америкийн Үндэсний Галерей

Национална галерија уметности

Национална уметничка галерија

Национальная галерея искусства

Нацыянальная галерэя мастацтва

Національна галерея мистецтв

المعرض الوطني للفنون

آمریکا هنر ملی نگارخنه

نگارخانه ملی هنر آمریکا

نیشنل گیلری آف آرٹ

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หอศิลป์แห่งชาติ

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내셔널 갤러리

ナショナル・ギャラリー

国家艺廊

国家艺术馆

國家藝廊

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Winslow Homer watercolorsJohannes VermeerCirca 1492 : art in the age of explorationWinslow HomerVan Gogh's van Goghs : masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, AmsterdamJohn Singer SargentNational Gallery of Art, WashingtonDada : Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris