Overview:America's Treasures at Bayou Bend: Celebrating Fifty Years - Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens in Houston, Texas, houses one of the world's great collections of American furniture, paintings and decorative arts. The collection is displayed in the historic residence of Texas philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882-1975). In 1957, Miss Hogg gave Bayou Bend to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and it was converted into a house museum and opened to the public in 1966.The collection is installed in 28 room settings that reflect historic and stylistic periods from 1620 to 1870. The collection is especially strong in furniture made for urban homes from the early colonial period to the Civil War. It also features a remarkable survey of early-American painting and silver. This book presents the highlights of the wonderful collection of American furniture, paintings and decorative arts at Bayou Bend. It will include an illustrated essay detailing the history of how the collection was formed, followed by a brief showcasing of 100 of the collection's masterpieces, engaging catalogue entries and dramatic colour photographs.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726854-9781857594850. It was written by the following authors: Michael K. Brown. Book America's Treasures at Bayou Bend: Celebrating Fifty Years, which can be read online, published by the company: Scala Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Art, Fashion, Photography. The book was published on 2008-01-01 00:00:00. It has 176 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1383 g. File for download America's Treasures at Bayou Bend: Celebrating Fifty Years has PDF format and is called americas-treasures-at-bayou-bend-celebrating-fifty-years.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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