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A study of portrait miniatures in enamel from the Gilbert Collection. It proceeds from 17th-century portrait miniatures by German, French and Swiss enamelists to late-19th-century examples by Henry Bone and other English artists. The book contains comprehensive information on the art of enamels in Europe and England. It also examines the techniques and tools of enamelists and presents an overview of artists, patrons and sitters represented in this collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780856675133
ISBN-10: 085667513X
Format: Hardback
(283mm x 215mm x 21mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah Coffin

Sarah Coffin, an independant decorative arts consultant, is a former Vice President of Sotheby's. Bodo Hofstetter is a senior specialist for portrait miniatures, gold boxes and objets de vertu at Christie's London/Paris.

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