Seventeenth-Century French Ceramic Art
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
This is the second volume in a series of handbooks focusing on particular aspects of the collections of the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, offering historical and aesthetic perspectives. The Metropolitan Museum of Art entered the field of collecting French Renaissance and post-Renaissance ceramics in 1884 with some important purchases from the celebrated collection of Sir Andrew Fountaine. However, more than ninety percent of the accessions that followed...