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Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal 54

"The Cornish Celebration Presentation Plaque by Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Newly Identified Sources": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 54 (2019)

Tolles, Thayer
16 pages
16 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.

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Cornish Celebration Presentation Plaque, Augustus Saint-Gaudens  American, Bronze, gilt, American
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
1905–6; cast ca. 1913
Cornish Celebration Presentation Plaquette, Augustus Saint-Gaudens  American, Bronze and silver, American
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory, Bronze, ivory, Etruscan
2nd quarter of the 6th century BCE
Cubiculum (bedroom) from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, Fresco, Roman
ca. 50–40 BCE
Bronze statuette of Eros running, Bronze, Roman
1st–2nd century CE

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