The Wrightsman Pictures

Edited by Everett Fahy; With a preface by Pierre Rosenberg and contributions by Elizabeth E. Barker, Everett Fahy, George R. Goldner, Alain Gruber, Colta Ives, Asher Ethan Miller, Sabine Rewald, Perrin V. Stein, and Gary Tinterow

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October 24, 2005
452 pages, 9.5 x 11
240 b/w + 144 color illus.
ISBN: 9780300107197
Cloth

Published in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This lavish catalogue presents 150 European paintings, pastels, and drawings from the late fifteenth to the mid-nineteenth century that have been given to the Metropolitan Museum by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman or are still held in Mrs. Wrightsman’s private collection. These notable works were collected over the past four decades, many of them with the Museum in mind; some were purchased by the Museum through the Wrightsman Fund.

Highlights of the book include masterpieces by Vermeer, El Greco, Rubens, Van Dyck, Georges de La Tour, Jacques-Louis David, and Caspar David Friedrich as well as numerous paintings by the eighteenth-century Venetian artists Canaletto, Guardi, and the Tiepolos, father and son, plus a dozen remarkable portrait drawings by Ingres. Each work is reproduced in color and is accompanied by a short essay.

Everett Fahy is John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of the Department of European Paintings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Pierre Rosenberg is the former director of the Musée du Louvre.
Manet/Velázquez
The French Taste for Spanish Painting

Gary Tinterow and Geneviève Lacambre; With contributions by

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The Drawings of Filippino Lippi and His Circle

George Goldner and Carmen C. Bambach

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Chardin

Pierre Rosenberg; With Colin B.

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Abstract Expressionism and Other Modern Works
The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Edited by Gary Tinterow, Lisa Mintz Messinger, and Nan Rose

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Art and Love in Renaissance Italy

Edited by Andrea Bayer; Andrea Bayer, Beverly Louise Brown,

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