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Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal 54
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART JOURNAL | VOLUME 54

"All the City’s Courtesans: A Now-Lost Safavid Pavilion and Its Figural Tile Panels": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 54 (2019)

Emami, Farshid
2019
25 pages
18 illustrations
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The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually and publishes original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. Highlights of volume 54 include conservators’ discoveries of Renaissance sculptor Andrea della Robbia’s workshop techniques; a new reading of lavishly dressed women on tile panels from 17th-century Iran; and John Singer Sargent’s decisive role in choosing his socialite sitters’ fashionable attire.

Garden Gathering, Stonepaste; painted and polychrome glazed (cuerda seca technique)
1640–50
Tile Panel, Stonepaste; polychrome glazed within black wax resist outlines (cuerda seca technique)
first quarter 17th century
Reciting Poetry in a Garden, Stonepaste; polychrome glaze within black wax resist outlines (cuerda seca technique)
first quarter 17th century
Habiti delle Donne Venetiane (Dress of Venetian Women), Giacomo Franco  Italian, Engraving and woodcut
ca. 1591–1610

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