Limoges enamels, one of the most distinctive art forms of the French Renaissance, have long been of interest to connoisseurs. This stunning handbook of Henry Clay Frick's important collection reflects the jewel-like character of the objects it describes. Entries for each object, illustrated with new photography, and a glossary of terms reveal the intricacies of the collection, which itself constitutes a comprehensive survey of painted enamels at an outstanding level of quality.
Hardcover, 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in., 80 pages, 75 color illustrations
- Ian Wardropper with Julia Day
- The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited