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French art of the eighteenth century at the Huntington

Shelley M. Bennett

French art of the eighteenth century at the Huntington

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery -- Catalogs,
  • Art, French -- Catalogs,
  • Art -- California -- San Marino -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesFrench 18th-century art at the Huntington
    StatementShelley Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson.
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsSargentson, Carolyn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6846 .B37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi. 555 p. :
    Number of Pages555
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16789435M
    ISBN 109780300135947
    LC Control Number2007031345

    Hannah Glasse (March – 1 September ) was an English cookery writer of the 18th century. Her first cookery book, The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, published in , became the best-selling recipe book that was reprinted within its first year of publication, appeared in 20 editions in the 18th century, and continued to be published until well into the 19th en: 10 or Objects in the exhibition include an archive of Sappho-inspired love letters on handmade paper, plaster castings of cacti, a video created in uncultivated areas of the Huntington’s grounds, and porcelain vessels and a tapestry inspired by 18th-century French masterworks.


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: French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington (): Bailey, Mr Colin B, Baker, MR Malcolm, Bennett, Shelley M, Bremer-David, Associate Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts Charissa, Bennett, Shelley M, Sargentson, de Montfor Research Fellow in Furniture History Carolyn: Books5/5(1).

The French art collection at The Huntington Library is remarkable for its depth and breadth. This authoritative and beautifully illustrated book focuses on the nearly objects in the collection, including exceptional examples of furniture, clocks, gilt bronzes, gold snuff boxes, porcelain, tapestries, sculpture, and paintings.

French art of the eighteenth century at the Huntington. [Shelley M Bennett; Carolyn Sargentson] -- "The book is notable as a study of the art from one culture as represented in a variety of media. Arranged in sections by media, it presents essays delineating the social, cultural, and artistic.

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French art of the eighteenth century at the Huntington book New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: N/A. Providing the first thorough study of sculptural portraiture in 18th-century Britain, this important book challenges both the idea that portrait necessarily implies painting and the assumption that Enlightenment thought is manifest chiefly in French art.

The Michael L. Rosenberg Lecture Series at the Dallas Museum of Art. color illus. This beautiful book brings together ten years of research on a superb collection of 18th-century French masterworks, which was formed by the late Michael L. Rosenberg and is now on deposit at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Huntington was fascinated by the influence of English and French intellectual history of the 18th century on American culture and : Jennifer Merin. In addition to late eighteenth-century British portraits, the collection includes important holdings of nineteenth-century British landscape painting by such artists as John Constable and J.M.W.

Turner, seventeenth-century works by Anthony van Dyck and Peter Lely, French eighteenth-century paintings by major artists including Watteau. Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. French decorative art in the Huntington collection.

San Marino, Calif., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Wark; Henry E.

Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Bennett, Shelley M., and Carolyn Sargentson, eds. French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington (New Haven and London: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, with Yale University Press, ), p.under no.fig.entry by Charissa Bremer-David.

Among the strengths are French decorative arts of the 18th century, including Sèvres porcelain, furniture, and tapestries, and objects representing the late 19th- and early 20th-century British Design Reform movement, including designs produced by the William Morris Firm.

The Huntington’s collection of French art, mostly from the 18th century, is one of the most significant in the United States and highly characteristic of the taste for grand siècle style among American millionaires in the early 20th century.

The library of the Huntington in San Marino is large and stately, its walls lined with oversized 18th century French tapestries depicting wealthy noblemen and women frolicking in Author: Scarlet Cheng.

Philip Conisbee is senior curator of European paintings at the National Gallery of Art and a specialist in French art from the 17th through the 19th century. His books include Cézanne in Provence (Yale)/5(2). See Shelley M. Bennett, “Henry and Arabella Huntington: The Staging of Eighteenth-Century French Art by Twentieth-Century Americans,” in French Art of the Eighteenth-Century at the Huntington (Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., ), pp.

8 The Cornelius Vanderbilt II mansion at 1 West Fifty-Seventh Street was built by Post. These texts were previously published in Philip Conisbee et al., French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century, The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue (Washington, DC, ).

Collection data may have been updated since the publication of the print volume. Chapman, Martin. "A Quest for Refinement: The Taste for Gilt Bronzes in the Huntington Collection." In French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington. Shelley M.

Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson, eds. (New Haven and London: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, with Yale University Press, ), p.

fig. French art, the artistic production of the region that constitutes the historic nation of France. See also French architecture.

Early History Artistic remains in France date back to the Paleolithic age (see Paleolithic art), and abundant examples attest to the art of the periods of Roman and barbarian occupation as well as to the Christian art of the subsequent periods (see Merovingian art and. Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

French decorative art in the Huntington Collection. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Wark; Henry E.

Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Imagined scenes of daily life by Watteau, Chardin, Fragonard, Greuze, and other 18th-century French artists are the subject of this important new study. The wide range of these artists’ works encompasses domestic subjects, portraits and fashion plates, and depictions of stylish entertainments, seductions, and sentimental tales.

Examples span the century, from the time of Louis XIV to the. European Art The European collection, consisting largely of 18th- and 19th-century British & French paintings, sculptures and decorative arts, is housed in The Huntington Art.

serving as curator of European art and then as senior research associate. She curated and supervised thirty-five exhibitions as well as contributing to and overseeing the publication of two landmark catalogues of the collections, British Painting at the Huntington and French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington.

She has also. 18th-century French art was dominated by the Baroque, Rocaille and neoclassical movements. History. In France, the death of Louis XIV in September led to a period of licentious freedom commonly called the heir to Louis XIV, his great grandson Louis XV of France, was only 5 years old; for the next seven years France was ruled by the regent Philippe II of Orléans.

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell in French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington. Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson. [San Marino, Calif.],pp. –89 n. 23, dates the Huntington panel about ; refers to ours as copies or variants of the Huntington picture and "The Fountain," sold in Katharine Baetjer.

Bennett, Shelley M., and Carolyn Sargentson, eds. French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington (New Haven and London: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, with Yale University Press, ), p.

76n4, under no. 12, entry by Florian Knothe. The seventeenth century saw an explosion in the number of great artists such as Rubens, van Dyck, Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Carravaggio.

The dynamism and curved lines marked a sharp turn from the art of the past. The book discusses the various movements in art and architecture, with wonderful examples of by: 1.

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell in French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington. Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson. [San Marino, Calif.],p. Katharine Baetjer. French Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art from the Early Eighteenth Century through the Revolution.

New York,pp. 72–75, no. 13, ill. The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age provides a fresh perspective on the complicated mix of public and private motives and models that characterized art collecting and philanthropy in America in the early 20th century.

The author focuses on four remarkable individuals: Collis Huntington, who started out as a peddler and went on to found a railroad empire; his second wife.

Bailey, Colin B. "Genre Painting in Eighteenth-Century France: The Huntington Collection." In French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington.

Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson, eds. (New Haven and London: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, with Yale University Press, ), pp.

n4, fig. Read the paragraph. In addition to housing hundreds of rare books, maps, and prints, the Huntington Library also maintains an extensive and critically acclaimed art collection. Its most famous work may be The Blue Boy by the eighteenth-century painter, Thomas Gainsborough.

In Bennett, Shelley, and Carolyn Sargentson, eds. French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington. New Haven, New Haven, Related Content. Mechanical Reading, Writing, and Toilette Table; Jean-François Oeben (French, born Germany, -Mechanical Reading, Writing And Toilette Table (Table mécanique) (Display Title) Bennett, Shelley M., and Carolyn Sargentson, eds.

French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington (New Haven and London: The Huntington. THE 18TH CENTURY. On the death of Louis XIV inhis 5-year-old great-grandson, Louis XV, became realm was guided until by a regent, Louis XIV's nephew Philippe d'Orleans.

During the regency, the single-minded direction given the arts by Louis XIV was relaxed in favor of individualism and personal indulgence. Arrive in style with an 18th-century – inspired costume for a chance to win a copy of French Art of the Eighteenth Century: The Michael L.

Rosenberg Lecture Series at the Dallas Museum of Art and two tickets to the upcoming exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS. Performance: 18th-Century Music p.m., Atrium. Charissa Bremer-David in French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington.

Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson. San Marino, Calif.,pp. – n. Katrina London in Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This magnificent secrétaire en cabinet is a masterpiece of French cabinetry and is the perfect synthesis between Adam Weisweiler, an incredibly talented ébéniste at the height of his powers, and one of the era’s most creative and influential marchands-merciers, Dominique mounted and utilizing distinctive precious materials such as 17th century Florentine plaques and.

19th-century French art was made in France or by French citizens during the following political regimes: Napoleon Bonaparte's Consulate (–) and Empire (–), the Restoration under Louis XVIII and Charles X (–), the July Monarchy under Louis Philippe d'Orléans (–), the Second Republic (–), the Second Empire under Napoleon III (–), and.

If you prefer canvas to parchment, Huntington also put together a terrific 18th-century and century British and French art collection. The most celebrated paintings are Gainsborough's The Blue Boy and Sir Thomas Lawrence's Pinkie, depicting the youthful aunt of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

These and other works of Renaissance paintings and 2/3(1). In appreciating the 18th century, we enjoy a view of a world which we would like to be our own. ‘Eighteenth-Century Pastels’ and ‘Artists and Amateurs: Etching in Eighteenth-Century France’ are on at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until 29 December and 5 January respectively.

Shelley M. Bennett is the author of The Art of Wealth ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), Thomas Stothard ( avg rating, 0 ratings, /5.This engrossing book chronicles one of the most exciting, controversial, and extravagant periods in the history of fashion: the reign of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette in 18th-century : Fashion Historian and Journalist.About.

Shelley M. Bennett received a doctorate in art history from UCLA and, after a brief career in academia, joined the staff of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens for Connections: