The Morgan Library: an American masterpiece

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The Library, 2000 - Art - 174 pages
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Now recognized as one of the world's greatest treasuries of seminal artistic, literary, musical and historical works, The Pierpont Morgan Library in New York began in the 1890s as the private collection of the legendary American financier for whom it was named.This highly illustrated publication presents the most significant examples of the library's holdings of paintings and art objects, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, printed books, autograph manuscripts, children's books and drawings and prints. Seven chapters cover each of the main collecting areas, with key works illustrated in full color and described with extended captions and commentaries.

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Over 100 items from the renowned Pierpont Morgan Library are at the reader's fingertips in this delightfully illustrated tribute to the historic landmark. The foreword by Pierce, director of the ... Read full review


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