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.
New Foreword, by Erik H. Neil, Director Art of the Ancient World and Non-Western Cultures European Painting and Sculpture Art American Painting and Sculpture European and American Works on Paper Photography Glass Other Decorative Arts Art & Artist Index