Objects of Desire. Victorian Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
BarterISBN: 0300113412; 978-0-300-11341-9;
Издательство: Yale University Press
This volume focuses on a wide range of Victorian-era objects from Britain and the United States in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. The following topics are explored: still-life painting in nineteenth-century America; the burgeoning Victorian print market; a fascinating sketchbook used by Edward Burne-Jones; a spectacular Gothic-style British wine cabinet and a rare photographic album compiled by an aristocratic English family. Also featured, in a portfolio section, are other highlights from the museums Victorian collection, including furniture, paintings, photographs, textiles and works on paper, by such noted artists as Julia Margaret Cameron, William Morris and John Everett Millais.