An American Vision: Henry Francis Du Pont's Winterthur Museum

Cooper, Wendy

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Publisher: National Gallery of Art
Publication Date: 2002
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Book Description Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2002. Book Condition: Sehr gut. Ein gutes und sauberes Exemplar. - The culmination of Henry Francis du Pont's lifelong vision and passion for collecting, the Winterthur Museum houses the premier collection dedicated to American decorative arts. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Winterthur, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, presents an incomparable selection of masterpieces chosen according to the very principles espoused by du Pont himself: rarity, beauty, historical association and provenance. The result, An American Vision, offers a stunning array of the vast riches of this remarkable museum. Born at Winterthur in 1880, H.F. du Pont played an integral part in the rising tide of interest in early American craftsmanship that took hold in the early twentieth century. Over the course of his lifetime, he succeeded in establishing a comprehensive collection that now comprises some 85,000 objects. Winterthur remains the greatest centre for the study of decorative arts made or used in America between 1640 and i860. An American Vision explores the Winterthur collection, highlighting the fruits of du Pont's all-consuming appetite for the most beautiful and meaningful material reminders of America's past. With chapters devoted to both specific time periods and themes, this volume illustrates the most prized pieces of a true connoisseur. ISBN 085331859x Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 214 S. Mit zahlr., auch farb. Abb., Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Bookseller Inventory # 21240

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Book Description Lund Humphries Publishers, UK, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Institutional stamp on front endpaper. Book Description: The culmination of Henry Francis du Pont's lifelong vision and passion for collecting, Winterthur Museum houses the premier collection dedicated to American decorative arts. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Winterthur, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, presents an incomparable selection of masterpieces chosen according to the very principles espoused by du Pont himself: rarity, beauty, historical association and provenance. The result, An American Vision, offers a stunning array of the vast riches of this remarkable museum. Born at Winterthur in 1880, H.F. du Pont played an integral part in the rising tide of interest in early American craftsmanship that took hold in the early twentieth century. Over the course of his lifetime, he succeeded in establishing a comprehensive collection that now comprises some 85,000 objects. Winterthur remains the greatest centre for the study of decorative arts made or used in America between 1640 and 1860. An American Vision explores the Winterthur collection, highlighting the fruits of du Pont's all-consuming appetite for the most beautiful and meaningful reminders of America's past. With chapters devoted to both specific time periods and themes, this volume illustrates the most prized pieces of a true connoisseur. : Review: Prize: Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award 'Ably written by Cooper . these essays use an impressive array of prize pieces from the Winterthur collection. Authoritative and well researched, the text is supported by a useful section of scholarly notes. This substantial and well-designed publication is lavishly illustrated with about 160 high-quality images, most in full color.' Choice 'This book is recommended because it is well illustrated and well written, with a text that explains the acquisition history of each piece shown. And as senior curator of furniture at the Winterthur, the author is well qualified to describe its collections.' Library Journal : About the Author: Wendy Cooper is the Lois F. and Henry S. McNeil senior curator of furniture at the Winterthur Museum, USA Size: 2.5 x 23.5 x 28.6 cm. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Architecture. ISBN: 085331859X. ISBN/EAN: 9780853318590. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: X118-1462. Bookseller Inventory # X118-1462

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Book Description Lund Humphries Publishers June 2002, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used - Very Good. This catalogue is published to coincide with an exhibition in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. The five sections cover: early America, high style rococo, East meets West, Pennsylvania German and classical style. Approximately 300 examples of decorative arts made or used in America between 1640 and 1840 - including furniture, textiles, paintings, ceramics, glass and metalwork - form the collection at the museum. Open copy. Slight scratching/scuffing on dust jacket. Interior pages in very nice condition. Book has minor shelf wear along edges. Sold as is!. Bookseller Inventory # 184568

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