- Author: Gerald W.R. Ward
- Publisher: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON
- Published: May 2001
- ISBN-10: 0878465952
- ISBN-13: 9780878465958
- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 2001
- Subject: ART / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Our Price: $10.00
This illustrated survey presents over sixty remarkable objects from one of the country's leading collections, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Included are paintings, carvings, textiles, prints, frakturs, furniture, and utilitarian objects dating from the late 18th to the early 20th century. They range from such masterpieces as Erastus Salisbury Field's lush The Garden of Eden and E.L. George's surrealistic Child in a Rocking Chair to a fascinating assortmentof whirligigs, windmills, decorated chests, figurines, and even carousel dogs. Suggested Reading, Figure Illustrations, Index of Identified Artists. Illus., 88 in full color. 112p.
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