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An American vision : Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum

Author: Wendy A Cooper; Tara Louise Gleason; Katharine A John; Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art, 2002.
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"The culmination of Henry Francis du Pont's lifelong vision and passion for collecting, the Winterthur Museum houses the premier collection dedicated to American decorative arts. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Winterthur, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, presents an incomparable selection of masterpieces chosen according to the very principles espoused by du Pont himself: rarity, beauty, historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, Wendy A.
American vision.
Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art, 2002
(OCoLC)606878660
Named Person: Henry Francis Du Pont
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy A Cooper; Tara Louise Gleason; Katharine A John; Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN: 085331859X 9780853318590 0894682946 9780894682940
OCLC Number: 49225603
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition organized by the Winterthur Museum and the National Gallery of Art, which was on display at the Gallery in Washington, D.C., May 5-Oct. 6, 2002.
Description: 214 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Wendy A. Cooper with the assistance of Tara L. Gleason and Katharine A. John.

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"The culmination of Henry Francis du Pont's lifelong vision and passion for collecting, the Winterthur Museum houses the premier collection dedicated to American decorative arts. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Winterthur, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, presents an incomparable selection of masterpieces chosen according to the very principles espoused by du Pont himself: rarity, beauty, historical association and provenance. The result, An American Vision, offers an array of the vast riches of this remarkable museum."--Jacket.

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