By Catherine Hess, Timothy Husband

The Getty Museum’s selection of postclassical ecu glass represents a well-defined bankruptcy in the historical past of the medium. those objects—which variety in date from the overdue heart a while to the overdue 17th century—originated in very important Italian, German, Bohemian, Netherlandish, Silesian, and Austrian facilities of production.
The sixty-eight items provided during this catalogue contain vessels made to resemble rock crystal or chalcedony glass blown into surprisingly huge or remarkably sophisticated shapes and glass embellished with decoration that's intricately utilized, elegantly enameled, or gilded. each one item is defined intimately, together with provenance, bibliography, and suitable comparative examples.
An introductory essay lines the historical past of eu glass from classical instances to the current.

Show description

Read Online or Download European Glass in the J. Paul Getty Museum PDF

Best other media books

Flash 5 Cartoons and Games - download pdf or read online

Protecting FlashT five from a sketch and gaming point. the way to cohesively pull jointly and create the entire priceless components for an pleasing comic strip express. Create caricature characters for tv and tune video clips; then, notice find out how to use these comic strip components while scripting and programming interactive video games on the web.

Chris Jackson's Flash + After Effects PDF

Flash Designers: push Flash to the subsequent point with After results' strong toolset. * upload movement images and visible results for your Flash tasks * Fuse 3D intensity into second animations * organize Flash animations for broadcast * keep improvement time in executing animations mix those powerhouse purposes to extend your multimedia horizons.

New PDF release: Receptacle of the Sacred: Illustrated Manuscripts and the

In contemplating medieval illustrated Buddhist manuscripts as sacred gadgets of cultic innovation, Receptacle of the Sacred explores how and why the South Asian Buddhist book-cult has survived for nearly millennia to the current. A publication “manuscript” could be understood as a sort of sacred house: a temple in microcosm, not just imbued with divine presence but in addition layered with the stories of many generations of clients.

Benjamin Winters's Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film: Shared PDF

This ebook examines the connection among narrative movie and truth, as visible in the course of the lens of on-screen classical live performance functionality. by way of investigating those scenes, in which the functionality of tune is foregrounded within the narrative, Winters uncovers how live performance functionality reflexively articulates music's value to the ontology of movie.

Additional info for European Glass in the J. Paul Getty Museum

Example text

2 1 7 - 2 2 9 . pp. 8 2 - 9 7 . 16. For an analysis o f this document, see K r i m m 1982, pp. 41ff. T h e text is provided o n pp. 2 2 6 - 2 2 8 . 17. Gluck und Glas 1984, pp. 3 7 5 - 3 7 6 ; and K r i m m 1982, pp. 1 5 6 - 1 5 9 . N O R T H E R N DOMESTIC GLASS / 27 1 Beaker Germany (Lower R h i n e l a n d , Hesse, or possibly i n Cologne or the Lower Rhineland, a l t h o u g h an o r i g i n i n Franconia) Lower Saxony, Hesse, or Franconia is equally plausible. 1400-1450 ARMS M o l d - b l o w n dark yellowish-green glass None.

A list o f abbreviations used i n the notes appears i n the front matter; a glossary o f technical terms a n d an i n d e x close the volume. Catherine Hess 1. 2. 4. 5. Pliny, Natural History, translated by D . E. Eichholz ( L o n d o n and Cambridge, 1962), bk. 36, chap. 6 5 , l l . 191ff. Near present-day Acre (ancient Ptolomais), j u s t east o f the Mediterranean coast. T h e shores o f the Belus River, w h i c h flows f r o m the base o f M o u n t Carmel to the sea, was a good source for glassmaking sand because, as an i n l a n d beach, its pebbles are easy to crush and contain silica that is relatively free o f impurities.

I n f o r m a t i o n concerning a r m o r i a l devices, marks and i n ­ scriptions, provenance, e x h i b i t i o n history, bibliographic references, and c o n d i t i o n o f the object conclude each entry. A list o f abbreviations used i n the notes appears i n the front matter; a glossary o f technical terms a n d an i n d e x close the volume. Catherine Hess 1. 2. 4. 5. Pliny, Natural History, translated by D . E. Eichholz ( L o n d o n and Cambridge, 1962), bk. 36, chap. 6 5 , l l . 191ff.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.30 of 5 – based on 10 votes