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Sebsatiano del Piombo (Italian Edition)
by Costanza Barbieri

Language

Italian

Pages

48

Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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eDossier: una collana di Art e Dossier. Un artista da leggere, un movimento da conoscere come un racconto, una raccolta di saggi agile, portatile e accessibile. Sebastiano del Piombo è il più tosco-romano dei pittori veneti. Di buona famiglia, buon conversatore, Sebastiano inizia a dipingere relativamente tardi: la sua prima scelta professionale è di fare il musicista e il cantante. Scopre la pittura agli inizi del Cinquecento, in ambito belliniano e poi giorgionesco. A Roma diventa il più accreditato rivale di Raffaello. Negli anni Trenta finisce col rompere con Michelangelo, suo maestro e amico, per dissapori di natura tecnico-pittorica. Resta, per la critica, uno dei più riusciti innesti del colorismo veneto nel manierismo dominante nella Roma controriformista.
Cape May County (Images of America)
by , Joan E. Berkey

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English

Pages

128

Publication Date

April 03, 2017

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New Jersey’s historic Cape May County, on a peninsula situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay, was named for Cornelis Mey (later May), a Dutch captain who sailed past her shores in the early 1600s. English-speaking whalers and farmers from New England settled here in the late 1600s, buying large tracts they called plantations. Shipbuilding became an important industry in the 19th century, employing hundreds who crafted sloops and schooners used for coastal trading. Although Cape Island (now Cape May City) was advertised in the late 1700s as a popular, healthy place for sea bathing, the barrier islands remained largely uninhabited until train service from Philadelphia was established in 1863. With thousands of visitors arriving daily by rail during the summer season, the seaside resorts of Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Strathmere, Avalon, Stone Harbor, and the Wildwoods blossomed. Today, tourism is the county’s largest industry, as vacationers enjoy both its 30 miles of beaches and the mainland’s quaint historic villages.
Access One Step: The Official History of the Joiners Arms
by Oliver Gray

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English

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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Coldplay, Franz Ferdinand, Oasis, The Manic Street Preachers, Radiohead ... Their careers could never have started without the help of small, atmospheric venues like the Joiners, an unassuming but much-loved backstreet pub in downtown Southampton. Richard Ashcroft cites the Joiners as the venue of his greatest ever performance, the Manic Street Preachers signed their record deal there and Oasis played there for £100. And every day of the week, it stays loyal to the grass roots as it plays host to local and up-and-coming bands.<br /><br />ACCESS ONE STEP tells the story of the Joiners in the words of the people who have lived, worked and played there.<br /><br />"My whole life has been shaped by the Joiners" - Greg Gilbert, Delays<br /><br />Stuffed with photos, memorabilia and contributions from all the main players in the venue's history, ACCESS ONE STEP tells the remarkable and sometimes moving story of an area of the music industry which has seldom been explored.
Blue Mountains and the Riddle of the 'M'
by L. A. Braun

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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Seeking real answers to the mystery of the hidden letter 'M,' the Blue Mountains and all of the Virgin metaphors in Leonardo Da Vinci's works? Why do the Freemasons hide this letter 'M' in their symbols? These same clues had been scattered throughout the Art of the Philosophers' Stone. Step aboard the enchanted mystery ship for a journey through these mysteries. The author provides a tight evidentiary argument for the clues being a central part of the wisdom of the Philosophers' Stone. The readers embark upon a tour through widely varying perspectives on the related symbolism. Readers will then learn the intricacies of the secrets, but what is even more important--by carefully piecing together the scattered clues, they will be brought nearer to the closely guarded message hidden deep inside the deliberately obscured emblems. There is a message hidden in the picture word puzzles. Only this author exposes the true intent, fishing out the actual concealed message from the muddy pond of hints and innuendo. This book is a fast paced thriller that decrypts real clues in the artwork. Upending the apple cart on what should be found within the riddle of the Blue Mountains, the author has ferreted the secret message out from the picture word puzzles. The message isn’t what anyone expected. In effect, the end result creates a paradigm shift on how the ancient works should be considered. Surprisingly, there had been hidden secrets in the artwork related to the hidden letter 'M,' the Blue Mountains and all of the Virgin metaphors.
Chasing Lorenzo Lotto in Italy: Photobook Traveling alone to enjo...
by Kiyoto Motojima

Language

Japanese

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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親本「イタリアにロレンツォ・ロットを求めて:ヨーロッパ美術を楽しむ熟年一人旅」の、画像データを抜粋し、絵画像に基本情報のみを付記した、63ページの写真集。<br />ルネサンスの「不穏な天才画家」ロレンツォ・ロットの、ミラノのブレラ美術館の肖像画から、アンコーナの聖フランチェスコ教会祭壇画に至る、49作品の写真を掲載。<br />ロレンツォ・ロット絵画への、手ごろな入門画集ともなる。<br />より詳しく知りたい方は、親本を参照してほしい。<br />親本には、参考画像に加え、他の画家の関連画像へのリンクが貼ってある。<br />また、解説文と文献リストは、Word標準印刷で約100ページ相当分である。<br />
Monteverdi (French Edition)
by Henri Prunières

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French

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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En 1931, la “Librairie Félix Alcan” présentait la dernière édition dans sa collection “les maîtres de la musique” de cette biographie, qui reste encore aujourd’hui une référence pour de nombreux spécialistes de Monteverdi. Elle offre une vision complète de la vie et de l’œuvre de Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) longtemps présenté comme le père de l’opéra avec son Orfeo, mais qui s’est aussi bien distingué dans ses nombreux recueils de madrigaux ou ses pièces religieuses.<br />A l’occasion du 450ème anniversaire du maître de Mantoue et de la musique de la Renaissance, voici donc la réédition numérique de ce livre français.
Venezolanos de ultramar (Spanish Edition)
by Linda D'Ambrosio Morales

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Spanish

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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Linda D’ Ambrosio Morales, mediante 26 biografías de venezolanos que fuera de su terruño han alcanzado el éxito, nos muestra cómo cada uno de estos hombres y mujeres ejemplares triunfan en sus áreas y engalanan nuestro gentilicio.<br />Linda, con la sensibilidad hacia el arte que la caracteriza y su aguda percepción entre la imagen y la semblanza, nos ofrece su mirada sobre un tema tan vasto como la emigración de los venezolanos en esta época adversa, desde una perspectiva en la que se advierte el optimismo, la fe y el amor en (y por) Venezuela. Por ello la periodista se ha enfocado en los logros, en el éxito y los efectos maravillosos de cada victoria internacional que los personajes aquí reseñados exhiben en el mundo, al tiempo que explora y resalta la dimensión humana de cada uno de ellos.<br />Venezolanos de ultramar no es un diccionario biográfico ni una antología, es, ante todo, un tributo a Venezuela, no a los amigos particulares. Por tanto, muchos autores y personajes que se encuentran fuera del país, por la razón que sea, también están fuera de estas páginas que son el prólogo de trabajos venideros más extensos. Venezolanos de ultramar es el inicio de una exploración que palpita en los próximos referentes, en las páginas en blanco que Linda se encargará de llenar para ofrendar, una vez más, al país, a esta tierra de gracia que exporta talento y fraternidad.<br /><br /> Les Quintero<br />
Dieu au compas: Histoire d'un motif et de ses usages (French Edit...
by François Boespflug

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French

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Publication Date

March 31, 2017

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Un Dieu Créateur armé d'un compas, concevant et fabricant le monde. Un Dieu architecte, géomètre et arpenteur : cette image n'a cessé depuis le Moyen Âge de nourrir l'imaginaire de l'Occident. Revisitant la Bible, la philosophie antique et les Pères de l'Église, François Boespflug retrace l'histoire de cette représentation. Il fait assister à la naissance discrète, au XI<sup>e</sup> siècle, du motif artistique, à son épanouissement dans l'enluminure médiévale, à son usage quelque peu répétitif jusqu'à la pré-Renaissance puis à son progressif déclin, en dépit du rôle que la franc-maçonnerie reconnaîtra au Grand Architecte de l'Univers et au symbole du compas. Un essai flamboyant sur l'histoire d'un motif, aussi passionnant que savant.
Bay Shore (Images of America)
by , Neil Buffett

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English

Pages

128

Publication Date

April 03, 2017

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Known as Penataquit among the Secatogue Indians, Bay Shore was established in 1708. Since then, the hamlet of Bay Shore has developed a rich heritage through embracing the tapestry of multiculturalism and utilizing its natural resources to build a vibrant, enduring community. Residents have borne witness to the American Revolution, the rise and fall of the fishing industry, the boom and bust of the Gilded Age, the impact of deinstitutionalization, and community revitalization. From Bay Shore’s beginning, the community has birthed artists, activists, athletes, industrialists, laborers, and politicians. The heirs of this 26,000-person hamlet’s heritage continue to build and define the place as a viable community in the 21st century.
Lighthouses of Lake Winnebago (Images of America)
by Steve Krueger

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English

Pages

144

Publication Date

April 03, 2017

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Lake Winnebago has a rich history as a major settlement area in the Midwest, and a significant part of its times gone by involved water transportation for both commerce and passengers. Throughout its history, the 137,700-acre lake has been home to six current lighthouses, two navigation lanterns that have long disappeared from the landscape, and one that was scheduled to be built but never came to fruition. History has forgotten a few, but Lighthouses of Lake Winnebago will take you on a trip around the largest lake within Wisconsin’s borders and show you the familiar, while introducing you to the forgotten.

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