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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Works: 184 works in 285 publications in 1 language and 10,620 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: his, isb, Editor, Other, 475, Publisher, Organizer of meeting
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Bellini and the East by Caroline Campbell( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows how Islamic and Byzantine objects came to be shown in Venetian painting, and discusses Gentile Bellini's visit to the court of Mehmet II (1432-1481)
Rembrandt creates Rembrandt : art and ambition in Leiden, 1629-1631 by Hilliard T Goldfarb( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If Rembrandt's career had ended in 1631, before the 25-year-old artist moved from his native town of Leiden to the booming metropolis of Amsterdam, how would history remember him? This is the theme of Rembrandt Creates Rembrandt. Rembrandt's work in Leiden was already extraordinarily creative and intensely dramatic. In the years 1629 to 1631, the artist struggled to master different genres and techniques. He worked with Jan Lievens and took his first known pupil, Gerrit Dou. By the time he decided to seek his fortune in Amsterdam, his work had already achieved a unique and profound sense of color, light, and human emotion. Rembrandt Creates Rembrandt includes contributions by Alan Chong, Arthur Wheelock, Christopher White, and Mariët Westermann
Titian's rape of Europa : a study of the composition and the mode of representation in this and related paintings by Arthur Pope( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titian and Rubens : power, politics, and style by Hilliard T Goldfarb( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artists at court : image-making and identity, 1300-1550( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the exhibited paintings and drawings by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raphael, Cellini, & a Renaissance banker : the patronage of Bindo Altoviti by Alan Chong( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gondola days : Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Palazzo Barbaro circle( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the end of the nineteenth century, a remarkable group of artists, writers, and patrons gathered regularly at the Palazzo Barbaro, a magnificent residence on the Grand Canal in Venice. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a product of Isabella Gardner's rich experiences in Venice as a resident of the Palazzo Barbaro."--Jacket
Ornament & illusion : Carlo Crivelli of Venice by C. Jean Campbell( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of Carlo Crivelli (c.1435-c.1495), one of the most original artists of the Italian Renaissance, is well represented in the art museums of North America. Although much admired by collectors, artists, and designers in the 19th and early 20th centuries, he has until recently been largely written out of the history of early Renaissance art, is little known to the public, and outside of some rare instances in Italy, has never been the focus of a monographic exhibition. The book, accompanying an exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, will reevaluate Crivelli s provincial status, presenting him as an experimental artist who provided an alternative to the influential new models of modern painting associated with Florence. He was an artist who aimed to dazzle through a repertoire of spectacular pictorial effects that combined luxuriant ornamental display with bravura illusionism the latter entailing a sophisticated, witty, and sometimes unsettling play with the limits of frames and fictive space
The triumph of marriage : painted cassoni of the Renaissance by Cristelle Louise Baskins( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassoni is the Italian word for the chests, painted with scenes from myth and literature, central to upper-class weddings of the 15th century. This book includes essays, which shed light on the meaning of cassoni through informative discussions of Renaissance wedding rituals, male-female relations and daily domestic life
Donatello, Michelangelo, Cellini : sculptors' drawings from Renaissance Italy by Oliver Tostmann( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The self-portrait of Baccio Bandinelli shows the sculptor pointing to an object that he has placed on a kind of pedestal. Among the most remarkable aspects of this object is that it is not a sculpture but a design in red chalk, a medium that few other Renaissance sculptors used. Bandinelli was particularly proud of his skills as a draughtsman, and he produced hundreds of drawings, many of them as striking and unusual as the one his portrait depicts. His talent and productivity set him apart from other sculptors of his day, most of whom left little evidence of having worked extensively on paper. This publication, which accompanies an important exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, puts Bandinelli's portrait in context by looking broadly at the practice of drawing by Renaissance sculptors, including such luminaries as Donatello, Verrocchio, Michelangelo, Cellini and Giambologna. The book surveys two centuries of material, considering rough sketches and more finished sheets, isolated studies and sequences of ideas. Comparing designs on paper to related three-dimensional works by the same artists, the book directly confronts the question of the importance drawing held for sculptors in the period. The authors, who include specialists in the history of sculpture and drawing, among other fields, pose new questions about the creative process and the relation between the arts in Renaissance Italy. A focus of the book will be Bandinellis own drawings and the development of his practice across his career and his experimentation with different media. The broader question considered, however, is when, how and why sculptors drew. Every Renaissance sculptor who set out to make a work in metal or stone would first have made a series of preparatory models in wax, clay and/or stucco. Drawing was not an essential practice for sculptors in the way it was for painters, and indeed, most surviving sculptors drawings are not preparatory studies for works they subsequently executed in three dimensions. When sculptors did draw, it often indicated something about the artists training or about his ambitions. Among the most accomplished draftsmen were artists like Pollaiuolo, Verrocchio and Cellini, who had come to sculpture by way of goldsmithery, a profession that required proficiency in ornamental design. Artists who sought to become architects, meanwhile the likes of Michelangelo, Giambologna and Ammanati similarly needed to learn to draw, since architects had to provide plans, elevations and other drawings to assistants and clients and had to imagine the place of individual figures within a larger multi-media ensemble. Certain kinds of projects, moreover fountains and tombs, for example required drawings to a degree that others did not. Sections on the Renaissance goldsmith-sculptor and sculptor-architect will allow comparison of the place drawing had in various artists careers
Beyond words : illuminated manuscripts in Boston collections( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in conjunction with a collaborative exhibition of the same name held in 2016 and 2017 at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College; Harvard University's Houghton Library; and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Featuring illuminated manuscripts from nineteen Boston-area institutions, this catalog provides a sweeping overview of the history of the book in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, as well as a guide to its production, illumination, functions, and readership. Entries by eighty-five international experts document, discuss, and reproduce more than two hundred and sixty manuscripts and early printed books, many of them little known before now. Beyond Words also explores the history of collecting such books in Boston, an uncharted chapter in the history of American taste. Of broad appeal to scholars and amateur enthusiasts alike, this catalog documents one of the most ambitious exhibitions of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts ever to take place in North America
Anders Zorn : a European artist seduces America by Anders Zorn( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Mingwei : the living room by Jennifer R Gross( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journeys east : Isabella Stewart Gardner and Asia by Alan Chong( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Isabella Stewart Gardner's account of her year-long journey in Asia in 1883-1884 visiting Japan, China, Cambodia, Java, Burma and India made with her husband John Lowell Gardner, Jr. (1837-1898)
Fra Angelico : heaven on earth by Angelico( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying the exhibition at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, this catalogue explores one of the most important artists of the Renaissance. Fra Angelico (c. 1395-1455) transformed painting in Florence with pioneering images, rethinking popular compositions and investing traditional Christian subjects with new meaning. His altarpieces and frescoes set new standards for quality and ingenuity, contributing to Angelico's unparalleled fame on the Italian peninsula. With the intellect of a Dominican theologian, the technical facility of Florence's finest craftsmen and the business acumen of its shrewdest merchants, he shaped the future of painting in Italy and beyond. The exhibition reunites for the first time Fra Angelico's four reliquaries for Santa Maria Novella (1424-34; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Museo di San Marco, Florence). Together they cover key episodes in the life of the Virgin Mary and capture in miniature some of his most important compositional innovations. Assembled at the Gardner with exceptional examples of Angelico's narrative paintings from collections in Europe and the United States, this exhibition explores his celebrated talents as a storyteller and the artistic contributions that shaped a new ideal of painting in Florence. Exhibition: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA, (22.02.-28.05.2018)
Josiah McElheny by Dave Hickey( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josiah McElheny creates installations of glass objects that are inspired by art history and anecdotes in history or literature. These works are accompanied by historical narratives, blending their identities as historical and modern objects. This book presents a survey of his career as well as documents new work he created while an artist in residence at the Gardner Museum
Luxury for export : artistic exchange between India and Portugal around 1600 by Pedro de Moura Carvalho( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to contemporary art : special edition by Joseph Kosuth( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artistic splendor of the Spanish kingdoms : the art of fifteenth-century Spain by Judith Berg-Sobré( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bellini and the East
Rembrandt creates Rembrandt : art and ambition in Leiden, 1629-1631Titian and Rubens : power, politics, and styleArtists at court : image-making and identity, 1300-1550Gondola days : Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Palazzo Barbaro circleThe triumph of marriage : painted cassoni of the RenaissanceLee Mingwei : the living roomJourneys east : Isabella Stewart Gardner and AsiaJosiah McElheny
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