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Chinese porcelains of the Widener Collection

Erwin Ottomar Christensen

Chinese porcelains of the Widener Collection

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Published by National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.). -- Widener Collection.,
  • Pottery, Chinese.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Erwin O. Christensen.
    SeriesNational Gallery of Art handbook -- 2
    ContributionsNational Gallery of Art (U.S.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK4565 .C53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14784816M

    While Mrs. Bayley, and other generous donors. Russell Sturgis, a prominent late nineteenth-century architect and the first cataloguer of the Jarves collection of early Italian paintings at Yale, wrote, "The enthusiastic vitreologist collects glass as glass, loving its substance and its surface, its color and its texture, its translucency and its opacity, its set patterns and its vague cloudings; here and there a stamped or wheel ground pattern adds to its own attractiveness, but the glass itself is the thing! Ferguson, who had been acquiring paintings in China for the Metropolitan. It greatly enhances the opportunity for visitors to understand more fully the imagery and iconography of this elaborately carved work from one of the earliest and best-preserved examples of Chinese monastic architecture. Moore also seems to have relied on Louise Wallace Hackney, who may in fact have served as a de facto curator for her.

    Moore started her collection some thirty years ago. This is hands down the best book on Transitional Porcelain I have ever seen, but no books I have listed here are bad. Rhoades and Leona B. Moore added to this collection again in and and continued to augment it until her death.

    Schaefer began his collection in by buying about forty pieces of Syrian and Cologne glass from a fellow German, Hermann Balz. The article was published in in the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazinea popular magazine featuring travel memoirs, poetry, profiles of artists and collectors, and serialized novelsdemonstrating the growing popular appeal of ancient glass as a focus for collecting. Many of the innovative themes were taken from woodblock prints, with landscapes and narrative scenes particularly inspired by contemporary scroll and album paintings. Whittemore accompanied Mrs.


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Chinese porcelains of the Widener Collection by Erwin Ottomar Christensen Download PDF Ebook

Philadelphia Museum of Art to Reopen its Renovated and Reinstalled Chinese Galleries in February

But with the ubiquity of European soft-paste and hard-paste porcelains in the eighteenth century, Chinese porcelains of the Widener Collection book Medici heirs in the House of Lorraine came to value less and less the imperfect Medici porcelains, with their minute firing cracks and bubbled glazes.

Moore had been active in other areas of Asian art. Select windows will be enclosed, improving conditions for the display of light-sensitive textiles and paintings not previously exhibitable in these galleries, while new lighting will enhance the viewing experience. Her collection thus included not only a wide range of simple blown vessels but also examples of mold-blown, cast, mosaic, color-band, core-formed, painted, splash, and wheel-cut glass.

Stuart Thompson. This collection became a major part of her initial gift of more than one thousand Asian and Near Eastern textiles to Yale in It will transform the experience of one of the most important, but still underappreciated parts of our collection.

Moore has long been known to admiring scholars. Unlike collectors of Greek vases, for example, for whom drawing style or a mythological subject were the likely reasons for choosing a particular vase, collectors of ancient glass concentrated on the material itself.

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It will present a new comprehensive display of Chinese art in all media, including paintings, sculpture, porcelains, ceramics, carvings, metalwork, costume and textiles, furniture, and contemporary works.

Of a type seldom found in collections outside of China, they convey aspects of everyday life of the elite of more a thousand years ago. Fortunately, getting the answer can also be found using the Internet and can easily Chinese porcelains of the Widener Collection book you in the right direction.

These changes will allow for greater flexibility in the rotations of works of art, giving curators the opportunity to regularly refresh the installations and offering returning visitors new works to experience. The catalogue, mentioned above, was published sumptuously in imperial folio by Oxford University Press in Moore's travels, recommended paintings to her and helped Chinese porcelains of the Widener Collection book researching the paintings that she acquired from him.

Lewis, June and Simon K. Among the highlights is a set of sarcophagus panels that have not been on view in many decades. The first successes were finally reported in by the Venetian ambassador Andrea Gussoni, who mentioned in his brief to the Serenissima that Francesco discovered the means of making "the porcelain of India," i.

Bahr in Do not get cheated with those easy to recognize fakes again. So ASKit never is a bad idea to ask. When the renovated galleries devoted to Chinese art reopen next year, the Museum will host a family and community festival, along with Final Fridays performances and a classical music series in the Reception Hall.

There had been an exhibition of Chinese painting held at the Metropolitan that year with a catalogue by Dr. It was certainly knowledge of these loans that allowed Arthur Upham Pope to expound on the significance of the proposed gift to Yale in his letter to Theodore Sizer.

Whittemore accompanied Mrs. Part 1.A collection of Chinese art objects, in which K'ang-hsi and Ch'ien-iung pieces predominate, will be offered at auction at the American Art Association-Anderson Galleries, Inc., on Wednesday afternoon.

Scope and Content. The Art Collecting Files of Henry Clay Frick, and undated, consist of correspondence, invoices and financial records, catalogs, inventories, registers, notes, narrative descriptions, and printed material documenting the selection, purchase, exhibition, and disposition of works of art in Frick's collection.

It would be to Louise Wallace Hackney and C. F. Yau that Mrs. Moore would turn when a scholarly catalogue of her collection seemed appropriate. The catalogue was published as A Study of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of Ada Small Moore.

By the s Mrs. Moore's collection was beginning to .Apr 07, pdf For the quotation, see letter from Charles Carstairs to Frick, dated pdf August Henry Clay Frick Papers, Correspondence, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives. For the prices of both paintings, see Henry Clay Frick Art Collection Files, Bill Book No.

2 (p. 27), The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library galisend.com: Esmée Quodbach.Chinese Export Porcelain. Chinese Export Ceramics “Chinese export ceramics are highly valued and collectible.

This beautiful book tells the story of Chinese ceramics exported to Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia from the 14th to the 19th centuries .It ebook be to Ebook Wallace Hackney and C.

F. Yau that Mrs. Moore would turn when a scholarly catalogue of her collection seemed appropriate. The catalogue was published as A Study of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of Ada Small Moore.

By the s Mrs. Moore's collection was beginning to .