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Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)

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Works: 545 works in 1,039 publications in 3 languages and 29,940 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Art 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: N5220, 759.4
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Manet : the still-life paintings by George L Mauner ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Still-life painting offers everything from pure sensual pleasure to a challenge for rigorous aesthetic analysis. A bowl of luscious fruit, a vase of exquisite flowers, an arrangement of food on a table - all can be enjoyed on many levels." "Manet's still-life paintings are among the finest ever created, and account for almost one-fifth of all his works. The full range of these oils, watercolors, and prints is discussed in this study and beautifully reproduced in color."--BOOK JACKET
The West of Alfred Jacob Miller (1837), from the notes and water colors in the Walters Art Gallery by Alfred Jacob Miller ( Book )
9 editions published between 1951 and 1988 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noble dreams, wicked pleasures : orientalism in America, 1870-1930 by Holly Edwards ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noble Dreams, Wicked Pleasures explores complex American attitudes toward the Near East--as revealed in collected paintings, interior design, and multiple vernacular forms--at the formative moment of industrialization and the crystallization of a truly mass culture. Published to coincide with the multimedia exhibition that opens at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and travels to the Walters Art Gallery and the Mint Museum of Art, this catalogue considers how urban, mercantile, Protestant America represented the Islamic world of the Middle East and North Africa in ways that say more about itself than the foreign culture. This gorgeously illustrated volume first looks at the use of Orientalist stereotypes by some of the country's most important high art painters of the nineteenth century: Frederic Edwin Church's treatment of the exotic terrain through a lens of deep religiosity; a more cosmopolitan reading of the harem girl by John Singer Sargent; the perfumed alternative to industrial capitalism conjured in the landscapes and market scenes of Samuel Colman and Louis Comfort Tiffany; and interpretations of the Orient as emancipatory by Ella Pell, the only major woman Orientalist. The book next traces the popularization of Orientalism in the decorative arts (including a few treasures from Olana, Church's Moorish-style home on the Hudson), on Broadway, and in Hollywood, as well as through advertising that linked consumer products with visual suggestions of exotic sexuality and through cultural objects, such as the Shriners' fez
Alfred Sisley by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written by an international team of scholars, this book is a richly illustrated complement to the exhibition, exploring all its themes in detail
2,000 years of calligraphy; a three-part exhibition organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Peabody Institute Library [and] the Walters Art Gallery, June 6-July 18, 1965. A comprehensive catalog by Baltimore Museum of Art ( Book )
9 editions published between 1965 and 1980 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masters of light : Dutch painters in Utrecht during the golden age by Joaneath A Spicer ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive treatment of the achievements of the school of the Dutch Golden Age. The volume is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; and the National Gallery, London, (May-July 1998)
Japonisme : Japanese influence on French art, 1854-1910 : [exhibition catalog] by Helen Osterman Borowitz ( Book )
15 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time sanctified : the Book of hours in medieval art and life by Roger S Wieck ( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pandora : women in classical Greece by Ellen D Reeder ( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and German and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spotlighting superb examples of classical Greek art in the context of recent findings in anthropology, social history, psychology, classics, and classical archaeology, Pandora offers a multifaceted look at women in myth, ritual, and daily life in classical Greece. Written to accompany an international traveling exhibition organized by the Walters Art Gallery, this volume examines the imagery of classical Greek marbles, bronzes, terracottas, and vases in order to understand how women were perceived and how they lived. Pandora offers a new emphasis on myths dealing with the unmarried maiden and the difficulty of the transition to marriage and motherhood - as exemplified in the stories of Danae, Thetis, Atalanta, and Amymone. Also explored are images of containers and untamed animals as metaphors for women; rituals involving women, such as the wedding and the cult of the Little Bears at Brauron; the character and cult of goddesses; and the close association of women with textiles
African Zion : the sacred art of Ethiopia by Marilyn Eiseman Heldman ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scythian gold : treasures from ancient Ukraine by Ellen D Reeder ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ebla to Damascus : art and archaeology of ancient Syria : an exhibition from the Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Syrian Arab Republic by Harvey Weiss ( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewelry, ancient to modern by Md.) Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore ( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Written by a team of the Gallery's own curators and visiting experts, Jewelry -- Ancient to Modern describes more than 700 pieces in special sections devoted to the Ancient near East, Egypt, Etruria, Greece, South Russia (Olbia), the Roman Empire, the nomadic tribes of the Migration Period, the Byzantine Empire, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries." --P. [2] of cover
The history of bookbinding, 525-1950 A.D. : an exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, November 12, 1957, to January 12, 1958 by Md.) Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore ( Book )
6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early Christian and Byzantine art, an exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, April 25-June 22 [1947] by Md.) Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore ( Book )
7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Images in ivory : precious objects of the Gothic Age ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The publication conveys to the reader the major changes that occurred in art and society during the Gothic period and the rise of ivory carving for both religious and secular purposes. Organized chronologically, the catalogue tells the story of the development of this art form; the people who carved, commissioned, and made use of ivories in the Middle Ages; and the impact historical developments had on the growth and eventual demise of the art form
The international style: the arts in Europe around 1400; [exhibition]: October 23-December 2, 1962 by Md.) Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore ( Book )
9 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art in Poland, 1572-1764 : land of the winged horsemen ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the golden years of the baroque era, Poland expressed creative ties to East and West in extraordinary works of fine and decorative art. This illustrated book displays more than 150 pieces that celebrate the cross-cultural richness of Poland's creative output during this period. From the dramatic uniform of the winged hussar complete with feathered wings and leopard skin to traditional portraits of royalty to a Turkish-style beverage service, these splendid objects represent Poland's diversity and breadth at a time when it was the largest land empire in Europe, stretching from the Baltic to the Black Sea." "This book is the catalogue for a major exhibition at The Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore. The Art Institute of Chicago, Huntsville Museum of Art. The San Diego Museum of Art. The Philbrook Museum of Art, and the Royal Castle in Warsaw."--BOOK JACKET
Illuminated books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance : an exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, January 27-March 13 by Md.) Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore ( Book )
6 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gates of mystery : the art of holy Russia ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, Md.)

Baltimore (Md) Walters art gallery
Baltimore (Md.) Walters Art Museum
Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Maryland, Estats Units d'Amèrica)
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