28 décembre 2009

Costume (William Miller, publisher).

Costume (William Miller, publisher). photo Sotheby's A fine group of seven beautifully illustrated works published by William Miller and reprinted by Thomas McLean, in folio (14 x 10 in.; 355 x 255 mm) and uniformly bound, as follows: Est. 7,000—10,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  10,625 USD [Mason, George Henry]. The Punishments of China. London: William Bulmer & Co. for Miller, 1804 [but after 1819]. Titles and text in English and French, 22 handcolored stipple-engraved plates by... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2009

"American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hats from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection include, from left, a 1920 example in black plush with ostrich trim, an 1805 velvet bonnet and Balenciaga’s 1948 patent-leather “padre” design. Photographs from the Brooklyn Museum (New York, September 8, 2009) – The spring 2010 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity, the first drawn exclusively from the newly established Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met. The exhibition, on view... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

'Persuasion: Fashion in the Age of Jane Austen' @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Unknown, England active 1810s. A walking dress or carriage costume 1811 plate 11 in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufacturers, Fashions and Politics, vol. 5, February 1811, published by Rudolph Ackermann, London hand-coloured etching 23.4 x 13.5 cm (image and sheet) Historic Houses Trust of NSW. Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection. MELBOURNE.-Opening on 22 May, the National Gallery of Victoria will present Persuasion: Fashion in the Age of Jane Austen, a timeless exhibition that will look at... [Lire la suite]
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