America's Treasures at Bayou Bend: Celebrating Fifty Years

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Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens in Houston, Texas, houses one of the world's great collections of American furniture, paintings and decorative arts. The collection is displayed in the historic residence of Texas philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882-1975). In 1957, Miss Hogg gave Bayou Bend to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and it was converted into a house museum and opened to the public in 1966. The collection is installed in 28 room settings that reflect historic and stylistic periods from 1620 to 1870. The collection is especially strong in furniture made for urban homes from the early colonial period to the Civil War. It also features a remarkable survey of early-American painting and silver. This book presents the highlights of the wonderful collection of American furniture, paintings and decorative arts at Bayou Bend. It will include an illustrated essay detailing the history of how the collection was formed, followed by a brief showcasing of 100 of the collection's masterpieces, engaging cat

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Michael K. Brown is the curator of the Bayou Bend Collection.

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