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Blue Boy & Co. : European Art at the Huntington (Hardcover) (Catherine Hess)
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This book offers a celebration of one of America's most important collections of European art, housed in The Huntington, among the world's great cultural, research, and educational centers. Gainsborough's Blue Boy is just one of the masterpieces contained in the Huntington Galleries--the first public collection of Old Master painting, sculpture, and decorative arts in Southern California, and among the most importantcollections of British Grand Manner portraits anywhere. Overone hundred of the most impressive works housed at TheHuntington, including paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, andworks on paper, are published together for the first time in thishandsome catalog. Breathtaking in their range, these works arepresented in a dynamic format that juxtaposes medium, style,and cultural origin. The result is a visually stunning selection ofEuropean masterpieces that will serve as both a guide to TheHuntington's collection and an enlightening compendium foranyone interested in European art.
Number of Pages: 180
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Author: Catherine Hess
Street Date: January 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-5637
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