Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Geza von Habsburg Carol Aiken Christel Ludewig McCanless Mark Schaffer Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm / Sep 19, 2019

Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Faberg and his studio in the late th and early th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to

  • Title: Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Author: Geza von Habsburg Carol Aiken Christel Ludewig McCanless Mark Schaffer Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm
  • ISBN: 9780847837380
  • Page: 117
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Faberg and his studio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to be some of the most refined examples of the jeweler s art of any age Of greatest fascination are the extraordinary Easter eggs created as special commissions for the RussiaThe exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Faberg and his studio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to be some of the most refined examples of the jeweler s art of any age Of greatest fascination are the extraordinary Easter eggs created as special commissions for the Russian imperial family and other notable patrons works that remain unparalleled in their ingenuity of construction and sheer beauty Accompanying a major exhibition Faberge Revealed represents a landmark for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and for Faberg scholarship The essays by G za von Habsburg and other scholars present new findings on Faberg , his workshops, and the creation of these extraordinary objects For the first time all items by or attributed to Faberg in VMFA s collection are documented along with the museum s significant holdings of other Russian decorative arts Also included is a section on forgeries that bravely confronts this vexing question Every object has been splendidly re photographed for this book and the detailed photography alone should provide inestimable value for future Faberg scholarship.Richly illustrated with some 600 photographs, the volume documents an important collection bequeathed in 1947 to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts by Lillian Thomas Pratt, of Fredericksburg, Va the wife of General Motors executive John Lee Pratt Her collection, assembled between 1933 and 1946, comprised several hundred creations by the Faberge workshops and by other Russian imperial jewelers These exquisite, marvelously crafted objects, range from the majestic jeweled imperial eggs to delicate jeweled flowers in vases to diamond encrusted icons and tiaras, to animal figures nimbly carved from precious stone.Contents Introduction by G za von Habsburg Chapter 1 The House of Faberg by G za von HabsburgChapter 2 Behind the Scenes at Faberg The St Petersburg Workshops by Ulla Tillander GodenhieimChapter 3 Faberg and His Russian Competitors by G za von HabsburgChapter 4 Faberg and His Foreign Competitors Chapter 5 Mrs Pratt s Imperial Easter Eggs by Carol AikenChapter 6 The Zarnitza Sailor and His Place in History by Christel Ludewig McCaniessChapter 7 Faberg and Grand Duchess Vladimir by Alexander von SolodkoffChapter 8 Lillian Thomas Pratt and A La Vieille Russie A Personal Relationship by Mark SchafferChapter 9 Fauxberg by G za von HabsburgCatalogue Faberg Other Makers Forgeries

    VMFA Faberg Revealed Faberg Revealed, a major exhibition presenting the entire collection, accompanied by a comprehensive catalogue and the latest scholarship and research. Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Accompanying a major exhibition Faberge Revealed represents a landmark for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and for Faberg scholarship The essays by Gza von Habsburg and other scholars present new findings on Faberg, his workshops, and the creation of these extraordinary objects. Faberg Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Accompanying a major exhibition Faberge Revealed represents a landmark for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and for Faberg scholarship The essays by Gza von Habsburg and other scholars present new findings on Faberg, his workshops, and the creation of these extraordinary objects. Faberge Revealed at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The The VMFA has made them the centerpiece of its extensive and beguiling Faberge Revealed exhibition, billed as the largest trove of Faberge s work currently on display in the United States. Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts by Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts by Geza Von Habsburg The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Faberg and his studio in the late th and early th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to be some of the most refined examples of the jeweler s art of any age. Customer reviews Faberge Revealed At the Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at Read . out of stars Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The descriptions, pictorials and history are unique, and a must have for any Faberge enthusiast You see Faberge s genius as a superior FABERG REVEALED EXHIBITION Search Faberge block SLI Search Faberg is the proud sponsor of the Patrons Preview for Faberg Revealed The exhibition runs from June to September To find out visit the Peabody Essex Museum website Faberg collections are available online or Faberg Revealed Exhibition Welcome to FABERG Search Faberge block SLI Search Friend s Email Your Email address Personal Message Required fields Back to News Jul Faberg Revealed Exhibition Revolving Miniatures Egg Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt The Column Portrait Frame in Faberg Revealed is such an Imperial presentation Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts by Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Faberg and his studio in the late th and early th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to Title Faberge Revealed At Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Faberge Revealed At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The exquisite objects created by goldsmith and jeweler Peter Carl Faberg and his studio in the late th and early th centuries for the aristocracy and nobility of imperial Russia are considered to Email Us.

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    1. Beautifully produced and photographed book about the Faberge (and other) objects in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the people who owned and collected them. Including some interesting Fauxberge pieces as well. Five stars overall and very much recommended.


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