In praise of America: masterworks of American decorative arts 1650 - 1830

a guide to the exhibition
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Statement[compiled by] Wendy A. Cooper.
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Even in a long museum career, it is unusual to have the pleasure of working with the same objects more than once. I first met George M. and Linda H. Kaufman in the National Gallery of Art’s design studio inwhen they were lenders to In Praise of America: Masterworks of American Decorative Arts, – There was still little interest in the subject beyond the region, but a glimmer of change came with the publication of Wendy Cooper’s In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, – Cooper was one of the first scholars to author a book that dealt with all American furniture, both northern and southern, and she did so with an.

In praise of America: American decorative arts, ; fifty years 39 copies An American Vision: Henry Francis Du Pont's Winterthur Museum 26 copies Paint, Pattern, and People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 14 copies. Gallery's curator of American art, will speak on the exhibition. Tours for the last two weeks in February will also be given.

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Saunders. Wendy A. Cooper, Curator of Decorative Arts, is a worthy successor both to William Elder, who formerly filled that post at The Baltimore Museum of Art, and to the late Berry Tracy.

Her show and book In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts,for the National Gal-lery of Art (), included a final chapter called "The.

The Rhode Island Furniture Archive at the Yale University Art Gallery, RIF Exhibited Washington D.C., The National Gallery of Art, In Praise of America: Masterworks of American Decorative Arts,17 February-6 July, Providence, The John Brown House, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Book Reviews Die Irenenkirche in Istanbul: In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, by Wendy A.

Cooper In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, by Wendy A. Cooper (pp. ) Review by: Albert S. Roe DOI: / Wendy A. Cooper, In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, — (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, ), p. Charles J.

Burns, "The Newport Legacy of Miss Doris Duke: A History of the Newport Restoration Foundation and a Catalogue of Its Collection at the Samuel Whitehorne Museum" (master's thesis, Trinity College.

Wendy A. Cooper, In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, (New York, ) p. pl. Tom Armstrong, An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Fine and Decorative Arts (New York, ), p. Sotheby's, New York, 4 Octoberlot (referenced).

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and Bishop, Robert, The American Clock, E.P. Dutton & Co., Downs, Joseph, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Bonanza Books, Masterpieces of New England Silver,Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University, June Septem ; 'Upon this Occasion,' a loan exhibition of important presentation silver from colonial times to today, Gallery of the Towle Silversmiths, Newburyport, Massachusetts, June 1 to November 1, ; and In Praise of America: Masterworks.

In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts,Couch, Malcolm, Greek & Roman Mythology, Cripps, Wilfred Joseph, Old English Plate,   Frances Gruber Safford, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Early Colonial Period (New Haven, Connecticut, ), pp.

83, 84 (fn. 3), (fn. 1) (referenced). Robert F. Trent, Erik Gronning and Alan Andersen, "The Gaines Attributions and Baroque Seating in Northeastern New England," American Furnitureed. Luke.

THE ART BULLETIN DECEMBER VOLUME LXIV NUMBER 4 LANDOW, GEORGE F., "William Holman Hunt's 'Oriental Mania' and His Uffizi Self-Portrait," LAVIN, IRVING, Bernini and the Unity of the Visual Arts, reviewed by F.S. Licht, LEEDY, WALTER C., JR., Fan Vaulting: A Study of Form, Technology and Meaning, reviewed by F.

Bucher.Illustrated in a great number of publications including: Joseph Downs, “John Cogswell, Cabinetmaker,” The Magazine Antiques (April ): –; Jonathan Fairbanks and Elizabeth Bidwell Bates, American Furniture: to the Present (New York: Richard Marek Publishers, ); Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts.

The National Gallery of Art, In Praise of America,17 February-6 July Lot Essay Elaborate in design, construction and ornament, this pair of card tables illustrates the sophistication of Charles Honoré Lannuier's cabinetwork as well as the incorporation of English Regency fashions into his largely French-inspired oeuvre.