VG, bookplate. Wraps. 308 pp. 103 bw, 139 color plates. The most comprehensive exhibition devoted to this topic since the Newark Museum's exhibition in 1963. Terrific color plates, precise and well-documented research, and a stunning selection of decorative arts. Essays include: Sources of Inspiration: The European Influence; Proper Amusements of the Virtuous: Public and Private Collecting; From The Stores of Antiquity: Furniture and Furnishings; Machines Introduce Muses to The Masses: The Popular Dissemination; American Heroes: Classical Style (Public and Domestic Virtue). Extensive Notes section.
Fine Condition. 307 pp., 216 illustrations in color. Pictorial wraps. Foreword by Arnold L. Lehman, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Introduction by Richard L. Bushman. The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD June 27-September 26, 1993, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte NC November 20, 1993-March 13, 1994 and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX May 1-July 24, 1994. Notes, acknowledgments, bibliography, exhibition checklist and index.
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