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Eye for Excellence
Masterworks from Winterthur
Donald Fennimore

1994 • 144 pp. 95 illus. (90 color). 9 1/4 x 11 1/2"
Decorative Arts & Material Culture / Antiques & Collectibles

$19.95 Paperback, 978-0-912724-26-3

A richly-illustrated catalog featuring the best of the museum’s collection, according to its own curators. Arranged by category (metalwork, glass, ceramics, furniture,textiles and embroidery, paintings and prints, books and manuscripts), with short introductory essays and detailed information on each object illustrated.

This catalogue, a companion to Winterthur's first changing exhibition of the same name, features the best of the museum's collection according to its own curators. More than 90 objects from the exhibition are examined in the catalogue, including ceramics, glass, furniture, paintings, prints, metalwork, textiles, books, and other materials from the library. The catalogue offers a rare opportunity to understand how the curators at Winterthur view the objects in their care.

DONALD L. FENNIMORE is curator emeritus of metals at Winterthur.

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