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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France,
  • California,
  • San Marino

Subjects:

  • Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery -- Catalogs.,
  • Decoration and ornament -- France -- History -- 18th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Decoration and ornament -- California -- San Marino -- Catalogs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert R. Wark.
SeriesHuntington Library publications
ContributionsWark, Robert R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK1449.A1 H46 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4149174M
LC Control Number80128570

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Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. French decorative art in the Huntington Collection. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Wark; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. French decorative art in the Huntington collection. San Marino, (OCoLC) Online version: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. French decorative art in the Huntington collection. San Marino, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Get this from a library! French decorative art in the Huntington collection. [Robert R Wark; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.]. Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. French decorative art in the Huntington collection. San Marino, Calif., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Wark; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Decorative Arts. The European decorative arts collection includes examples of ceramics, furniture, glass, metalwork, and textiles ranging in date from the 15th through the 20th centuries. Among the strengths are French decorative arts of the 18th century, including Sèvres porcelain, furniture, and tapestries, and objects representing the late 19th- and early 20th-century British Design Reform movement, including . Huntington gathered, as a memorial to his wife, a small collection of Italian and Flemish paintings of the Renaissance. Protected in a special decorative slipcase. The book cover is grungy and worn worn; aged toning, scuffing and chipping along edges, corners and spine, small markings in a few places, contents loose from the : Huntington. The Huntington's art collections focus on European art from the 15th to the early 20th century featuring one of the most distinguished collections of late 18th- and early 19th-century British paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts outside the United Kingdom; and American art from the late 17th to the late 20th century with holdings including about paintings, 80 works of sculpture, 1, A large part of the French art collection is displayed in new galleries devoted to the Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art Collection, in the upstairs east wing. This collection begins with Jean-Antoine Houdon's original life-size bronze Diana the Huntress, first publicly exhibited in

Since then the collections have grown enormously and now contain many great works of art of the Italian, French and Netherlandish schools, as well as a broader range of British art and design. The Huntington Art Gallery currently displays approximately 1, objects of European art from the 15th to the early 20th century. The French art collection at The Huntington Library is remarkable for its depth and breadth. This authoritative and beautifully illustrated book focuses on the nearly objects in the collection, including exceptional examples of furniture, clocks, gilt bronzes, gold snuff boxes, porcelain, tapestries, sculpture, and paintings. The Huntington art collections have become so firmly identified with British painting that the general public and even the specialist are frequently surprised to find here important groups of European sculpture and French decorative art. This book is designed to indicate the character, quality, and chronological range of the sculpture collection. The Frick Collection has a stunning set of paintings. It also has a wonderful Decorative Arts Collection. In California the Getty Museum has a wonderful Decorative Arts collection. The Huntington Library is another place with a wide range of Decorative Arts. Check there websites/5(4).