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In Pursuit of Beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement

By: Burke, Doreen Bolger, et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26045

ISBN: 0847807681

Condition: As New


This monumental work is the first book to consider fully the Aesthetic movement of the 1870s and 1880s in the United States in the light of its British precedents and its affinities with Gothic, oriental, and classical art. Published to coincide with the major loan exhibition "In Pursuit of Beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement" held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 23, 1986 to January 11, 1987, which comprised some 175 objects including furniture, metalwork, stained glass, ceramics, textiles, wallpaper, painting, and sculpture, the catalogue is arranged t... View more info