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  • September 2004
    208 p., 9 3/4 x 12
    30 b/w + 100 color illus.
    ISBN: 9780300099348
  • Cloth: $45.00 tx
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Art and Architecture

Published in association with The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture


Neoclassical Form and Ornament in Europe: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Edited by Stefanie Walker; With an introductory essay by Hans Ottomeyer

Table of Contents

Foreword   Susan Weber Soros
Preface   Philippe de Montebello
Colelcting Neoclassical Decorative Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   Heather Jane McCormick
The Metamorphosis of the Neoclassical Vase   Hans Ottermeyer
The Hamilton Collection and Its Influence
The Vase as a Template for Artists and Early Neoclassicism
Tradition and Innovation at the Royal Manufactories
Technical Discoveries and the Commercial Marketing of the Vase
Neoclassicism and the New Aesthetic in Silver
The Vase as Ornament in Furniture and Furnishings
The Vase as a Design Element in Interiors
Symbol to Satire: The Vase as Icon
Selected Biographies
Frequently Cited Works
Index of Names