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Limoges Enamels at the Frick Collection (Hardcover) (Ian Wardropper & Julia Day)

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The first catalog of the Frick's important collection of fifteenth-, sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Limoges enamels, this jewel-like book features major examples of works by some of the leading masters of the art, including the Pénicaud brothers, Léonard Limousin, and the Master of the Large Foreheads. Forty-three highlights from the collection are accompanied by a brief commentary and stunning new photography. There is an illustrated essay by director of the Frick, Ian Wardropper, on the artistic significance, stylistic qualities, and craftsmanship of the collection, and a glossary of terms by the Frick's associate conservator Julia Day.

This is the first catalogue of The Frick?s important collection of Limoges enamels. It shows the broad range of applications to which this brilliant but delicate medium was applied in 15th-, 16th- and early 17th-century Francefrom secular objects, such as portraits, caskets, and tableware, to objects of religious association, such as devotional triptychs. It features major examples of works by some of the leading masters of the art, including Jean I and Nardon Pénicaud, Léonard Limousin, and the Master of the Large Foreheads.

In addition to full-page images of 43 key pieces from this collection each accompanied by a brief commentary and illustrated with luminous new photography the volume includes an illustrated essay by Ian Wardropper on the wider artistic significance, stylistic qualities and consummate craftsmanship of the collection, its history and re-display at the Frick, together with an illustrated glossary of terms by The Frick?s associate conservator Julia Day.

Number of Pages: 80.0
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles, Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Ian Wardropper & Julia Day
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 24002805
UPC: 9781907804373
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-9083

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