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Collecting With VisionTreasures from the Chrysler Museum of Art

Published by GILES in association with the Chrysler Museum of Art

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Published — (UK and USA)

Dimensions — 160 pages, 250 x 210mm (8 ¼ x 10 in.), portrait

Illustrations — 208 colour illustrations

Format — Hardback

ISBN — 978-1-904832-33-1

Book Details (pdf) — Collecting_With_Vision_ai.pdf

Press Release — Remarkable survey of five centuries of art from...

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A beautifully illustrated survey of five centuries of art from the collections of one of America’s leading museums Features colour plates of over 200 of the most important artworks from the Museum’s holdings of American, European and decorative art

About the Book

Featuring highlights from the great collection of the Chrysler Museum of Art, this volume includes paintings by leading American artists, such as Copley, Cole, Bierstadt, Homer, Cassatt and Hopper; Italian Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces by Filippino Lippi and Salvator Rosa; Dutch and Flemish Old Masters, including Peter Paul Rubens; and the work of European painters like Velazquez, Delacroix and Gauguin. The Museum also boasts major collections of decorative art, including Worcester porcelain, Gorham silver, and the internationally important glass collection with works by Tiffany, Gallé, Dale Chihuly and Catherine “Cappy” Thompson. Photography also features strongly, with early photographs, including images form the Civil War and iconic photographs from the Civil Rights Movement.

About the Author(s)

Jefferson C. Harrison is chief curator & acting curator of American & Contemporary Art, Chrysler Museum of Art; Gary Baker is curator of Glass & acting curator of Decorative Arts, Chrysler Museum of Art; Brooks Johnson is curator of Photography, Chrysler Museum of Art