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Early Netherlandish Triptychs: A Study in Patronage by  Shirley Neilsen Blum - First Edition - 1969 - from Structure, Verses, Agency Books - Member, I.O.B.A. (SKU: 347936)

Early Netherlandish Triptychs: A Study in Patronage

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Early Netherlandish Triptychs: A Study in Patronage

by Blum, Shirley Neilsen

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Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. A fine and accessible study of the iconography of 15th-century Netherlandish paintings, mostly found in public altarpieces. 11 paintings are of special focus of the 120 triptychs still extent. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, bound handsomely in brown linen cloth, with stamped brown lettering to cover and spine, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear and especially to spine head and foot, a bit of edge-wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Fine color frontispiece and then another 10 large plates, six being in full color, augmented with another 80 smaller monochrome illustrations. 176 pp. Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.


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Early Netherlandish Triptychs: A Study in Patronage
Blum, Shirley Neilsen
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second hand - Fine
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First Edition
University of California Press
Place of Publication
Berkeley, California
Date Published
Shirley Neilsen Blum|art history|Early Netherlandish tritychs|art patronage|Netherlands art history

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Occasionally rare, frequently scarce, always fine, or is that Fine? Structure, Verses, Agency Books, located now in Spray, Oregon, has currently about 2,000 works and will have ultimately about 4,500 items available for purchase on-line. We specialize in the fine arts (painting, the decorative arts, photography, sculpture, Jewish art and artists, art history, art movements), but also carry fine antiquarian tomes, works in the French language, Western Americana, poetry, the social sciences, and some modern first editions. We also selectively purchase books and collections thereof if we can drive to them. We also offer appraisals and advice about library-building.We also offer a book-of-the-month club, called Once Upon a Tome. Ask about a subscription thereto. Thanks!


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