Collecting With Vision

Collecting With Vision

Treasures from the Chrysler Museum of Art

by Jefferson C. Harrison, Brooks Johnson and Gary E. Baker

Foreword by Erik H. Neil

Published by: D Giles Limited

160 pages, 8.50 x 10.00 in, Color illustrations throughout

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781911282655
  • Published: April 2020


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Featuring highlights from the great collection of the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia, this volume includes paintings, sculpture, photography, glass, decorative arts and arts of the ancient world and non-Western cultures. There are 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 book showcases 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 from the Civil War and iconic photographs from the Civil Rights Movement.