European Tapestries in the Art Institute of Chicago
By (author) Koenraad Brosens
Contributions by Pascal-Francois Bertrand Charissa Bremer-David
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European Tapestries in the Art Institute of Chicago by Koenraad Brosens
Book DescriptionThis 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 An international team of scholars explain the history of this previously unpublished collection and offer new designer and workshop attributions, design and source identifications, and provenance information.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300119602
(305mm x 248mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Koenraad Brosens
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Focuses on the Art Institute of Chicago's collection of Old Master paintings, works on paper, textiles, tapestries, and sculptures. With an introduction on the growth and evolution of the museum's Old Master collection, this book includes five illustrated essays written by museum curators and scholars.
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Author Biography - Koenraad Brosens
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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