Treasures to Hold

Treasures to Hold

Author: Paul Caffrey

Publisher:

ISBN: 090316275X

Category: Miniature painting, British

Page: 208

View: 235

Categories: Miniature painting, British

Elizabethan Treasures

Elizabethan Treasures

This richly illustrated book, like the exhibition it accompanies, explores what the portrait miniature reveals about identity, society and visual culture in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.

Author:

Publisher: National Portrait Gallery

ISBN: 1855147025

Category: Portrait miniatures, British

Page: 232

View: 615

In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries there was one art form in which English artists excelled above all their continental European counterparts: the painting of miniatures. This fascinating book explores the genre with special reference to two of its most accomplished practitioners, Nicholas Hilliard and Isaac Oliver, whose astounding skill brought them international fame and admiration. Four centuries ago, England was famous primarily for its literary culture - the dram a of Shakespeare and Ben Jonson and the works of the great lyrical and metaphysical poets. When it came to the production of visual art, the country was seen as something of a backwater. However, there was one art form for which English artists of this period were renowned: portrait miniature painting, or as it was known at the time, limning. Growing from roots in manuscript illumination, it was brought to astonishing heights of skill by two artists in particular: Nicholas Hilliard (1547-1619) and Isaac Oliver (c .1565-1617). In addition to exhibiting the exquisite technique of the artists, portrait miniatures express in a unique way many of the most distinctive and fascinating aspects of court life in this period: ostentatious secrecy, games of courtly love, arcane symbolism, a love of intricacy and decoration. Bedecked in elaborate lace, encrusted in jewellery and sprinkled with flowers, court ladies smile enigmatically at the viewer; their male counterparts rest on grassy banks or lean against trees, sighing over thwarted love, or more modestly express their hopes in Latin epigrams inscribed around their heads. Often set in richly enamelled and jewelled gold lockets, or beautifully turned ivory or ebony boxes, such miniatures could be concealed or revealed, exchanged or kept, as part of elaborate processes of friendship, love, patronage and diplomacy at the courts of Elizabeth I and James I /VI. This richly illustrated book, like the exhibition it accompanies, explores what the portrait miniature reveals about identity, society and visual culture in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.
Categories: Portrait miniatures, British

Tiffany Desk Treasures

Tiffany Desk Treasures

A Collector's Guide Including a Catalogue Raisonné of Tiffany Studios and
Tiffany Furnaces Desk Accessories George A. Kemeny, Donald Miller. 36
Miniature blotter corners ( 1600 ) , stamp box ( 1605 ) , and paper knife ( 1603 )
SOSOOOOO ...

Author: George A. Kemeny

Publisher: Hudson Hills

ISBN: 1555952178

Category: Art

Page: 120

View: 288

This comprehensive reference provides a history of Tiffany the man and of the wonderful desk sets preduced by Tiffany Studios and Tiffany Furnaces; describes each pattern; illustrates representative examples; and lists the hundreds of known pieces with model numbers and current price ranges. 80 colour illustrations
Categories: Art

Miniature Book

Miniature Book

Illuminated manuscripts -- The art of the book -- Drops of heavenly dew -- Almanacs for daily living -- The smallest books -- Books for the young -- Presidents, politics, and propaganda -- Life's pleasures -- Oddities and objects d'art.

Author: Anne C. Bromer

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated

ISBN: UVA:X030200352

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 215

View: 242

Illuminated manuscripts -- The art of the book -- Drops of heavenly dew -- Almanacs for daily living -- The smallest books -- Books for the young -- Presidents, politics, and propaganda -- Life's pleasures -- Oddities and objects d'art.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Catalogue of the Art Treasures of the United Kingdom Collected at Manchester in 1857

Catalogue of the Art Treasures of the United Kingdom Collected at Manchester in 1857

Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857. MINIATURES , ENAMELS , ETC . CHIEFLY
ENGLISH . * * * The Miniatures are hung in the Transept Gallery , near Saloon A .
2 3 | FRAME OF Tudor MINIATURES , CHIEFLY BY NICHOLAS HILLIARD AND ...

Author: Manchester (England). Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857

Publisher:

ISBN: GENT:900000113592

Category: Art

Page: 231

View: 621

Categories: Art

The Global Lives of Things

The Global Lives of Things

The men are shown presenting the arhat with bowls of treasures; miniature
landscapes with red coral 'trees' and tall rocks. The scene involves an interesting
conceit. The arhat is Buddhist, while Persians paying homage are likely to have
been ...

Author: Anne Gerritsen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317374565

Category: History

Page: 266

View: 225

The Global Lives of Things considers the ways in which ‘things’, ranging from commodities to works of art and precious materials, participated in the shaping of global connections in the period 1400-1800. By focusing on the material exchange between Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia, this volume traces the movements of objects through human networks of commerce, colonialism and consumption. It argues that material objects mediated between the forces of global economic exchange and the constantly changing identities of individuals, as they were drawn into global circuits. It proposes a reconceptualization of early modern global history in the light of its material culture by asking the question: what can we learn about the early modern world by studying its objects? This exciting new collection draws together the latest scholarship in the study of material culture and offers students a critique and explanation of the notion of commodity and a reinterpretation of the meaning of exchange. It engages with the concepts of ‘proto-globalization’, ‘the first global age’ and ‘commodities/consumption’. Divided into three parts, the volume considers in Part One, Objects of Global Knowledge, in Part Two, Objects of Global Connections, and finally, in Part Three, Objects of Global Consumption. The collection concludes with afterwords from three of the leading historians in the field, Maxine Berg, Suraiya Faroqhi and Paula Findlen, who offer their critical view of the methodologies and themes considered in the book and place its arguments within the wider field of scholarship. Extensively illustrated, and with chapters examining case studies from Northern Europe to China and Australia, this book will be essential reading for students of global history.
Categories: History

Incunabulic Treasures and Medieval Nuggets from the Trivulzio Library of Milan Italy

Incunabulic Treasures and Medieval Nuggets from the Trivulzio Library of Milan  Italy

The page miniatures , which are elegantly illuminated in gold and colors , are : -1
. “ The Annunciation ... The Crucifixion " —with the Virgin Mary and St. John on
the sides of the Crucified Savior -- this miniature is fastened on ; III . · The Youthful
 ...

Author: Biblioteca trivulziana

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924105871069

Category: Incunabula

Page: 326

View: 459

Categories: Incunabula

Catalogue of the Art Treasures of the United Kingdom Collected at Manchester in 1857

Catalogue of the Art Treasures of the United Kingdom Collected at Manchester in 1857

Manchester Art Treasures of the United Kingdom Exhibition. MINIATURES AND
ENAMELS . . CHIEFLY ENGLISH . * * * The Miniatures are hung in the Transept
Gallery , near Saloon A . THE DUKE OF PORTLAND ' S COLLECTION . FRAMES
 ...

Author: Manchester Art Treasures of the United Kingdom Exhibition

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:305072054

Category: Art

Page: 231

View: 625

Categories: Art

Treasures of Art in Great Britain

Treasures of Art in Great Britain

A book of ecclesiastical import , probably a Psalter , written at Hildesheim in the
13th century , and with miniatures of a somewhat rude character . In the calendar
is St. Godehart , the patron saint of Hildesheim . ITALIAN MANUSCRIPTS .

Author: Gustav Friedrich Waagen

Publisher:

ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000143742

Category: Art

Page: 486

View: 792

The set owned by Sir George Scharf, director of the National Portrait Gallery. Scharf has annotated and interleaved these pages with manuscripts and letters received, newspaper clippings, and printed pamphlets, in effect producing an unpublished corrected and enlarged second edition. In a fair copy of a letter to John Murray (1855 March 16), Scharf cites numerous errata and inaccuracies in Waagen. Scharf had access to the great historic homes and private collections of art in England and based his revisions on first-hand knowledge. Newspaper clippings record the loss, dispersal or sale of the collections originally surveyed by Waagen. Letters received from connoisseurs, collectors, and artists include Lord Cowper, Lady Louisa Egerton, Frederic George Stephens, W.A. Scott Robertson, George Redford, the Earl of Ellesmere, R.S. Holford, and Sir Charles Lock Eastlake. Printed materials include "A Catalogue of the Orleans' Italian pictures ..." (London, 1798) and the text of Scharf's paper on the paintings in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of London (1862 Nov. 20). The first volume of the set contains a dedication to Scharf from the translator, Lady Eastlake.
Categories: Art

Turkish Miniature Paintings and Manuscripts from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd

Turkish Miniature Paintings and Manuscripts from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd

Turkish fine manuscripts and miniatures elsewhere are not very numerous. ...
Each of the scholars quoted here alludes to the treasures of Ottoman miniature
painting to be found almost nowhere but in the country of their origin, specifically,
 ...

Author: Edwin Binney

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9780870990779

Category: Art, Turkish

Page: 139

View: 790

Categories: Art, Turkish

Treasures of Indian Miniatures in the Bikaner Palace Collection

Treasures of Indian Miniatures in the Bikaner Palace Collection

This amplitude is much more strikingly used in some larger compositions such as
the Siesta of the Berlin Museum , or the enthronement scene in the Bibliothèque
Nationale ; but above all in this Bikaner miniature . In all these the principal ...

Author: Anūpa Saṃskr̥ta Pustakālaya, Bīkānera

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105032117447

Category: Miniature painting

Page: 26

View: 227

Categories: Miniature painting

The Miniature Commentary

The Miniature Commentary

These treasures typified the plenty there is in our heavenly Father's house ,
enough and to spare . From those sacred treasuries , the unsearchable riches of
Christ , all our wants are supplied ; and receiving from his fulness , we must give
him ...

Author: Religious Tract Society (Great Britain)

Publisher:

ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000103903

Category:

Page:

View: 155

Categories:

Treasures of a Lost Art

Treasures of a Lost Art

The miniature may be attributed to the anonymous fourteenth-century Florentine
illuminator known as the Master of the ... was responsible for five of the dispersed
miniatures from the laudario for the Compagnia di Sant'Agnese (see cat. nos.

Author: Pia Palladino

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9781588390301

Category: Art

Page: 195

View: 814

"Treasures of a Lost Art presents 144 leaves, cuttings, and illuminated manuscript fragments from the collection of Robert Lehman (1891-1969), one of the largest and most impressive private holdings of Italian manuscripts assembled after the First World War. Discussed here - with many of them handsomely illustrated in full color - are important examples of the major schools of illumination in southern Italy, Umbria, Tuscany, Emilia, Lombardy, and the Veneto. Previously unpublished, and perhaps even unknown to scholars, are works by some of the foremost Italian painters of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, including a leaf here attributed for the first time to the Sienese master Duccio di Buoninsegna and cuttings by Stefano da Verona and Cosimo Tura. Lesser-known arists, such as Neri da Rimini, Belbello da Pavia, and Girolamo da Cremona, once renowned for their beautifully illuminated volumes, are also discussed in full."--Jacket.
Categories: Art

Treasures of Persian Art After Islam the Mahboubian Collection

Treasures of Persian Art After Islam  the Mahboubian Collection

This is the first illustrated newspaper in Iran , and the lithographs are of a very
high quality . WI , pt of Sa ' dimers before 1985 , 5 % PAINTINGS Height precedes
width in the dimensions that follow . 935 Miniature Painting . ca . 1330 – 1360 ,
11 ...

Author: University of Texas at Austin. University Art Museum

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015015249603

Category: Art, Iranian

Page: 143

View: 419

Categories: Art, Iranian

Treasures from the Art Institute of Chicago

Treasures from the Art Institute of Chicago

The origins of this extraordinary ensemble can be traced to Mrs. Thorne's own
fascination with miniatures . ... of ornamental plasterwork , wall coverings , and
hand - carved moldings , providing a realistic setting for her miniature treasures .

Author: Art Institute (Chicago, Ill.)

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press

ISBN: UOM:39015050776825

Category: Art

Page: 344

View: 463

At last a comprehensive, full-color volume joins Hudson Hills Press's successful series of books on one of the world's greatest art museums.
Categories: Art

Danzig 1939 Treasures of a Destroyed Community

Danzig 1939  Treasures of a Destroyed Community

Seeing this " treasure house , ” they always ask the same question : " Who was
Lesser Gieldzinski , the man who gave so many of these objects ? ... 52 ) , a
miniature Torah scroll with its own silver breastplate and pointer ( nos . 15 , 17,95
) ...

Author: Günter Grass

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 081431662X

Category: Social Science

Page: 141

View: 821

Categories: Social Science

Third International Art Treasures Exhibition

Third International Art Treasures Exhibition

OBJECTS OF VERTU MINIATURES ROCK CRYSTAL OBJECTS OF VERTU
MOTHER - OF - PEARL ... Date ENGLAND C . 1630 Exhibitor : Cameo Corner
Ltd , London 385 A MINIATURE PORTRAIT of a man by John Smart , head and ...

Author: International Confederation of Dealers in Works of Art

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015013659340

Category: Art

Page: 332

View: 940

Categories: Art

Treasures

Treasures

The Indian Miniature Painting Gallery houses art treasures from almost every
significant school of miniature painting . The plan of the Museum is simple , with a
central hall from where a staircase leads to two upper floors , with galleries ...

Author: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Publisher: Niyogi Books

ISBN: MINN:31951D03644554A

Category: Art

Page: 218

View: 576

This volume highlights the treasures of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India.
Categories: Art

Treasures of Mount Athos

Treasures of Mount Athos

The costliness of these small treasures owes less to the precious materials of
which they were made than to their ... of Mount Athos do not preserve examples
of miniature works from the early Christian period ; their treasures of minor art
dates ...

Author: Athanasios A. Karakatsanis

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015045988139

Category: Art

Page: 695

View: 228

Udstillingskatalog til en udstilling i Museum of Byzantine Culture i 1997 omfattende skatte fra munkeklosteret på Mount Athos
Categories: Art

Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd

Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney  3rd

EMEL ESIN , Mecca the Blessed , Madinah the Radiant , London , 1963 . Turkish
Miniature Painting ( Art Treasures of Asia series ) , Rutland , VermontTokyo ,
1960. Reprinted in Oriental Miniatures , Persian , Indian , Turkish , Rutland -
Tokyo ...

Author: Edwin Binney

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015008203153

Category: Art, Turkish

Page: 250

View: 534

Categories: Art, Turkish