A Private Passion

A Private Passion : 19Th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthop Collection, Harvard University

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Those interested in the history of 19th century European and American art will delight in this lush exhibition catalogue of the 19th-century art from the outstanding Winthrop Collection of Harvard U. (on a rare tour, to Lyon, London, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, in 2003-2004. Wolohojian, curator at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard, has contributed a lengthy essay on Winthrop's life and career as a collector. In addition to formal description, the full-length catalogue entries describe the circumstances of how many of the works came into the Winthrop Collection. Distributed by Yale U. Press (their ISBN: 0-300-09884-7). Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)show more

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  • Hardback | 545 pages
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • English
  • 1588390764
  • 9781588390769