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1 Fingerpaints of the Artist: European Terra-Cottas Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections Avery, Charles; Finn, David
Wash DC Sackler 1981 0674302028 / 9780674302020 Cloth Hardcover New New Quatro -- 11.25 x 14.25 x 1.25 Inches 
NEW BOOK and DJ, both MINT and with new Mylar protection. Elegant clothbound hardcover; price-clipped. // The terra-cotta sculpture of Europe from the 15th century forward is replete with about every subject, and what is displayed herein is truly extraordinary. Any sculpture enthusiast will relish this book as a 'thing of beauty, which lasts forever.' //// All our books are top quality, carefully selected and respectfully handled. We pack very carefully for transit, and we ship within 24 hours. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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2 From the Sculptor's Hand: Italian Baroque Terracottas from the State Hermitage Museum Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (Russia); Wardropper, Ian; Art Institute of Chicago; Androsov, Sergei; Kosareva, Nina; Walker, Dean; Androsov, S.
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Univ of Washington Press 1998 086559158x / 9780865591585 Soft Cover Brand New / MINT Quatro 
This is a sparkling BRAND NEW BOOK -- softcover -- which is in MINT / PRISTINE condition, and its beauty will knock your socks off. It concentrates on the Baroque art of Italian Terracottas (in this case, in the Russian Hermitage Museum). All of which fulfills the suggestion that the book is replete with beautifully photographed illustrations. On page 45 of this book, Stefano Maderno's work on Nicodemus with the Body of Christ is absolutely stirring. It is a Pieta of the type generally reserved for Jesus' mother, Mary. We know that Nicodemus offered his tomb for the burial of the Saviour, and this is a most stirring work of art. Then from page 50, enjoy the noble work on the Apostle Paul by Alessandro Algardi. These are but two examples of the magnificent display in this handsome book, which is highly recommended. 
Price: 45.20 USD
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3 Indian Terracotta Art Gangoly, O. C.
NY George Wittenborn 1959 Cloth New Quatro 
A handsome MINT-CONDITION book. No DJ. Generously illustrated in sepiatone photographs with remarkable detail. Very good for reference or inspiration. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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