This index is the type of reference text that librarians and researchers rejoice over. The A.C.I. was compiled and realized by Noelle Corboz and Cécile de Pebeyre under the direction of Marc Blondeau and Thierry Meaudre. The subtitle defines it succinctly, "Catalogues Raisonnés & Critical Catalogues of Artists 1780-2008," and further, "Painting, Sculpture, Works on Paper, Prints, Contemporary Media." Entries are alphabetical by artist name, with place and date for birth and death. Bibliography proceeds chronologically from date of publication, with separation for genre. De
Some times a book is more than a book. That is the case with one of the latest acquisitions of the Ingalls Library, Papermaking at Hayle Mill 1808 - 1987. The impressive clamshell cased publication is an historical archive and treasure trove of papermaking history.
The earliest known American-made patchwork quilt is a handscreen, a type of small fire screen. That this little quilt still exists is incredible, author Lynne Zacek Bassett calls it, “merely a battered ghost.”
Recently added to the Ingalls Library, via the continuing generosity of John C.
The East Wing’s decorative arts gallery glitters with silver and gold, glass and porcelain. Without a doubt, the star is the vase Bertin, a magnificent Sèvres porcelain likely to have been exhibited at the 1855 Exposition Universelle (Paris).