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Description - Miniatures from the Baroque Period in the Tansay Collection by Bernd Pappe

120 works from the celebrated Tansey collection shed light on the hitherto little-known portrait miniatures from the Baroque period. They are reproduced in original size and colour with individual descriptions. Accompanied by knowledgeable essays, they provide an overview, the like of which no other publication has ever been able to deliver. This catalogue is the first publication ever devoted to 17th century portrait miniatures. The little-known but particularly impressive miniature painting of the Baroque age is presented with the aid of 120 works from the Tansey Collection, one of Europe's leading private collections of miniatures. The works can be compared with each other in original-size and colour reproductions, as well as many detail enlargements. Foremost specialists in this art sector have contributed detailed and richly illustrated introductory essays. The book allows a comprehensive insight into the art of miniature painting in this magnificent era.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783777426389
ISBN-10: 3777426385
Format: Hardback
(295mm x 226mm x mm)
Pages: 396
Imprint: Hirmer Verlag
Publisher: Hirmer Verlag
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2017
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Bernd Pappe

Bernd Pappe is an art historian and a restorer at the Tansey Collection. Juliane Schmieglitz-Otten is director of the Tansey Residence Museum in Celle.

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