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Title The Orléans collection / Vanessa I. Schmid, with Julia I. Armstrong-Totten ; with essays by Jean-François Bédard, Kelsey Brosnan, Alexandre Dupilet, Nicole Garnier-Pelle, Françoise Mardrus, Rachel McGarry, and Xavier F. Salomon.
Publication New Orleans, LA : New Orleans Museum of Art ; Lewes, UK : in association with D Giles Limited, 2018.
Description 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 29 cm
Call # 709.4 O
Note "Published in conjunction with the New Orleans Tricentennial (1718-2018)."
"This catalogue accompanies the exhibition The Orléans collection organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art, from October 26, 2018-January 27, 2019, on view exclusively in New Orleans"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index.
Contents The Orléans collection and its public / Vanessa I. Schmid -- Philippe II d'Orléans, absolute regent / Alexandre Dupilet -- Philippe II d'Orléans's collecting / Françoise Mardrus -- Antoine Coypel and the regent / Nicole Garnier-Pelle -- The refurbishement of the Palais-Royal during the Regency / Jean-François Bédard -- The regent's collection of Venetian paintings / Xavier F. Salomon -- New trends and old: Rubens and the Dutch and Flemish School at the Palais-Royal / Vanessa I. Schmid -- The emergence of the Bolognese school: The collection of the duc d'Orléans / Rachel McGarry -- Contemporary artists at the Palais-Royal / Kelsey Brosnan -- The Orléans phenomenon in Great Britain / Julia I. Armstrong-Totten -- Appendix: The Orléans collection / Julia I. Armstrong-Totten -- Previous owners as listed by Dubois de Saint-Gelais / Vanessa I. Schmid with Kelsey Brosnan -- Chronology / Kelsey Brosnan.
Summary This magnificent new volume presents works of art from the fabled collection of Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674-1723), including masterpieces by Raphael, Titian, Veronese, Correggio, Poussin, Rubens, and Rembrandt, bringing them together for the first time since the collection's sale and dispersal more than two hundred years ago. In this book a representative group of nearly forty works--paintings, books, engravings, and portraits--tell the story of the collection's formation and exceptional character, focusing on such themes as the importance of the collection in the duke's lifetime; the art market in early eighteenth-century Paris; the display of the collection in public and private spaces; and its widespread fame and resulting impact on visitors and contemporary artists and collectors in Paris. This volume is both a celebration of the tricentennial of the city of New Orleans, as well as being a major contribution to art historical scholarship and is of great interest to art historians and collectors, as well as to the general public. The volume is structured to maximize scholarly interest, publish new research and consolidate what is known about Phillippe II's collection, one of the greatest private collections of Western art ever assembled. -- Adapted from dust jacket.
Subject Orléans, Philippe, duc d', 1674-1723 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Orléans, Philippe, duc d', 1674-1723 -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions.
Orléans, House of -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Palais-Royal (Paris, France) -- Exhibitions.
Orléans, House of. (OCoLC)fst00217130
Orléans, Philippe, duc d', 1674-1723. (OCoLC)fst00148596
Palais-Royal (Paris, France) (OCoLC)fst00521320
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.
Painting, European -- Exhibitions.
Painting -- Private collections -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Private collections -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Collectors and collecting. (OCoLC)fst00815195
Art patronage. (OCoLC)fst00815756
Art -- Private collections. (OCoLC)fst00815314
Painting, European. (OCoLC)fst01050808
Painting -- Private collections. (OCoLC)fst01050606
France -- Paris. (OCoLC)fst01205283
Genre Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
Addl. Author Schmid, Vanessa I., editor, curator.
Armstrong-Totten, Julia, contributor.
New Orleans Museum of Art, organizer, host institution.
New Orleans Tricentennial, sponsoring body.
ISBN 191128228X (hardcover) :
9781911282280 (hardcover) :
0894941275 (softcover)
9780894941276 (softcover)

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