Casanova
The Seduction of Europe

This volume features 12 essays by prominent scholars that illuminate multiple facets of Giacomo Casanova’s world as reflected in the arts of his time...

Tattoos in Japanese Prints

This book tells the fascinating story of how, in the early nineteenth century, the color woodblock prints known as ukiyo-e first inspired tattoo...

Atget
Postcards of a Lost Paris

Few places on Earth have been as lovingly, almost fanatically, documented as Paris. Despite extraordinary growth and change, the Paris of the world’s...

Matisse in the Studio

This book is the first in English to explore the essential role that Henri Matisse's personal collection of objects played in his studio practice...

Oscar Heyman
The Jewelers' Jeweler

Since its founding in 1912, Oscar Heyman & Brothers has created fabulous jewels for some of the world's elite houses, causing it to be known in the...

Thomas Sully
George Washington and The Passage of the Delaware

On the night of December 25, 1776, George Washington led his ragged Continental Army through a snowstorm across the Delaware River, on the way to a...

Paul Revere
Sons of Liberty Bowl

American patriot Paul Revere (1734-1818) is wrapped in the swirling mixture of myth and poetry through which history often descends, but as a...

Hokusai's Lost Manga

A mysterious 1823 advertisement for illustrated books by renowned artist Katsushika Hokusai refers to an otherwise unknown work called Mister Iitsu's...

Della Robbia
Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence

The glazed terracotta technique invented by Luca della Robbia, along with his exceptional skill as a sculptor, placed him firmly in the first rank of...

European Painting and Sculpture after 1800

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses a world-famous collection of European painting and sculpture, including such masterpieces as Renoir’s Dance at...