European Tapestries in the Art Institute of Chicago

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This lavishly illustrated book presents a rich variety of European tapestries from the Art Institute of Chicago. These exquisite tapestries include medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque examples, manufactured at almost all the major centers of production in many of the foremost workshops. Among the works discussed are The Annunciation, a Renaissance masterpiece designed by an artist in the circle of Mantegna; Autumn and Winter, based on designs by Charles Le Brun; and The Elephant, woven after a design by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer. An international team of scholars explain the history of this previously unpublished collection and offer new designer and workshop attributions, design and source identifications, and provenance information.

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Koenraad Brosens is visiting associate professor at the Catholic University of Leuven and a postdoctoral fellow at the Research Foundation-Flanders.

 

Christa C. Mayer Thurman is Chair and Christa C. Mayer Thurman Curator, the Department of Textiles, the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Chosen as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 by Choice Magazine (Choice 2010-01-01)

"Richly illustrated, with almost 300 images, many in color, this dazzling volume is a desideratum for anyone interested in the history of economics, seventeenth-century Flemish art, the history of tapestries, or the painters whop designed them, including Charles Le Brun, Jacob Jordaens, François Boucher, and Edward Burne-Jones."—Diane Wolfthal, Renaissance Quarterly (Diane Wolfthal Renaissance Quarterly)

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