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Author Koeppe, Wolfram, 1962-
Title Art of the royal court : treasures in Pietre Dure from the palaces of Europe / Wolfram Koeppe and Annamaria Giusti ; with contributions by Cristina Acidini [and others] ; edited by Wolfram Koeppe.
Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, [2008]
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Description xvi, 412 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Note Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, July 1-Sept. 21, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-392) and index.
Contents Mysterious and prized: hardstones in human history before the Renaissance / Wolfram Koeppe -- Roman inlay and Florentine mosaics: the new art of Pietre Dure / Annamaria Giusti -- The Castrucci and the Miseroni: Prague, Florence, Milan / Rudolf Distelberger -- Pierres fines: the manufacture of hardstone works at the Gobelins under Louis XIV / Florian Knothe -- Pietre Dure North of the Alps / Wolfram Koeppe -- Sculpture and mosaic in Pietre Dure / Ian Wardropper -- An enduring seductiveness: the reclaiming of Pietre Dure in the eighteenth century / Wolfram Koeppe and Florian Knothe -- The Opificio delle Pietre Dure: half a millennium / Cristina Acidini.
Subject Incrustation (Stone carving) -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Giusti, Anna Maria.
Acidini Luchinat, Cristina, 1951-
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Opificio delle pietre dure. Museo.
ISBN 9781588392886 (Metropolitan Museum of Art : hc)
1588392880 (Metropolitan Museum of Art : hc)
9780300136722 (Yale University Press : hc)
0300136722 (Yale University Press : hc)