Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology, Volume 1, 2010

With contributions by Andrea Bayer, Lawrence Becker, Federico Carò, Silvia A. Centeno, Ann Heywood, Lucretia Kargère, Dorothy Mahon, Adriana Rizzo, Xavier F. Salomon, Deborah Schorsch, Donna Strahan, and Mark T. Wypyski

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July 13, 2010
164 pages, 9 x 10 7/8
60 b/w + 115 color illus.
ISBN: 9780300151602

Published in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This is the first volume in a new series focused on the technical study of museum objects through the collaborative efforts of conservators, research scientists, and curators. Written for a professional audience, the publication underscores the importance of a thorough understanding of the context, materials, and technical nature of works of art.

This volume includes a history of early objects conservation practices in The Metropolitan Museum of Art; an exploration of the use of lapis lazuli and azurite as pigments in ancient Egypt; two related investigations into the casting methods and materials of early Chinese bronze Buddha figures; a compositional study of medieval Islamic enameled glass; an analysis of the polychrome decoration on four French Romanesque sculptures; and an evaluation of several paintings by Paolo Veronese, addressing a longstanding debate over whether they originated as a group.

"The whole book is splendidly illustrated and abstracts are given in a variety of appropriate languages." Alan Williams, The Art Book
Art and Love in Renaissance Italy

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

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Bellini, Titian, and Lotto
North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

Andrea Bayer and Maria Cristina Rodeschini

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A Golden Age of European Art
Celebrating Fifty Years of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

Edited by James Clifton and Melina Kervandjian; With essays

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Thoughts Left Visible

Kelly Baum, Andrea Bayer, and Sheena Wagstaff

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Making The Met, 1870-2020

Edited by Andrea Bayer with Laura D. Corey

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