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By Albert TenEyck Gardner

Every piece of yank sculpture within the Museums assortment is mentioned intimately, and there's a concise biography of every of the sculptors. The greater than 350 works characterize all significant American sculptors and colleges from the early 19th century to the current day, making this a useful survey in a box the place little released info is offered. the various biographies comprise attribute or diverting excerpts from heretofore unpublished letters written to the Museum by way of the sculptors themselves, describing their lives and paintings.

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It is a pleasant picture, not only for the clarity of the narrative, but also for the details - such things as the staring eyes of the horse, the hair and jewelry of the madonna'like Princess Cleodelinda, the ducks and swans the moat. From It is the kind of picture that is rewarding to look at swimming in again and again. the Roccabruna, Vidal Ferrer y Solar, and Charles Deering Collect Given by Mr Deering's daughters, Mrs Richard Ely Danielson and Mrs Chauncey McCormick. tions. Hans Memling (c.

Rid his style of lingering the Reformation. Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection. Jacopo da Ponte called Bassano (c. 15 10-1592) Madonna and Child and infant St John the Baptist, c. 5 cm) Italian Ace. no. 320 Jacopo Bassano was one of the great masters of the second half of the sixteenth century in Venice, a worthy companion of Tintoretto and Veronese, and the continuator of the innovations of Titian. More than formative influence on the young El Greco. But historical situation it is that, Bassano was a not merely his place in the which makes him an important figure.

Typically Flemish are carved niche and canopy and the tiled floor. Everything is and rendered with meticulous accuracy - the crozier, the vestments, above all the very engaging swan - although the bottom edge of the chalice was evidently something of a problem for the artist. The total effect is one of elegance and charm. Mr and Mrs Martin A. Ryerson Collection. such details as the closely observed 32 Master of Moulins (active c. 7 X French 1500) Annunciation Oil on panel, 29 X 20 Ace. no. 9 cm) the most important of French painters at work on of the year 1500, though he was strongly influenced by Flemish art, especially Hugo van der Goes.

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