Makers and Users: American Decorative Arts, 1630-1820, from the Chipstone Collection

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Chazen Museum of Art, 1999 - Design - 71 pages
American furniture and prints as well as English ceramics from an extraordinary Milwaukee collection tell stories of stylistic change, regional preference, solutions of technological problems, artisan-patron relations in a market economy, the new consumer impulse for more and different furnishings, and how Americans responded to English, European, Asian, and African influences.

Distributed for the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Ann Smart Martin

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About the author (1999)

Ann Smart Martin is Chipstone Professor of Art History at the University of Wisconsin--Madison.

Joann Skrypzak is the curator of the "Design, Vienna 1890s-1930s exhibition at the Elvehjem Museum of Art (now the Chazen Museum of Art.) Barbara C. Buenger is Professor of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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