01 février 2017

Renaissance Memento Mori Signet, British, ca. 1600

Renaissance Memento Mori Signet, British, ca. 1600. Gold. Weight: 12.2 g.; circumference: 51.3 mm.; size: US 6.5, UK M ½. Griffin Collection, L.2015.72.34 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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01 février 2017

Skull Memento Mori Locket Ring, British, 17th century

Skull Memento Mori Locket Ring, British, 17th century. Gold, enamel, diamonds, and ruby. Weight: 11.3 g.; circumference: 59.5 mm.; size: US 9, UK R ½. Griffin Collection, L.2015.72.33 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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01 février 2017

Medieval Episcopal Ring “Joye Sans Fyn”, British, 15th century

Medieval Episcopal Ring “Joye Sans Fyn”, British, 15th century. Gold. Bezel 9 x 9 x 2 mm.; circumference 63/64 mm.; weight 13.3 g.; US size 10 ½; UK size U ½. Griffin Collection, L.2015.72.22 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
21 janvier 2016

Robe à l'Anglaise, British, ca. 1770-1775

Robe à l'Anglaise, British, ca. 1770-1775. Metropolitan Museum of Art. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Women with coquettish airs were imposing in robes à la française and robes à l'anglaise throughout the period between 1720 and 1780. The robe à l'anglaise developed with a fitted back after the style of dress worn in England. The silhouette, composed of a funnel-shaped bust feeding into wide rectangular skirts, was inspired by Spanish designs of the previous century and allowed for expansive amounts of textiles... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Court dress, British, ca. 1750

Court dress, British, ca. 1750, silk, metallic thread. Length at CB (a): 49 in. (124.5 cm). Length at CB (b): 37 in. (94 cm). Length (c): 11 in. (27.9 cm). Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1965. C.I.65.13.1a–c. The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the eighteenth century, formal dress was so closely associated with Versailles and the French court that it was universally described as the robeà la française. As illustrated here, the robe à la... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2016

Dress, British, ca. 1725

Dress, British, ca. 1725, silk. Length at CB: 55 in. (139.7 cm). Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1964. C.I.64.14. The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art A Spitalfields silk dress with a dome-shaped skirt conforms not only to the silhouette of the 1730s but also to the interaction between silks and laces during that time, especially evident in Spitalfields manufacture. The silk pattern is like that of lace. While such interaction seems hard to imagine between worker... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2015

Waistcoat and Frockcoat, detail of suit, 1775-80, British

Waistcoat and Frockcoat, detail of suit, 1775-80, British, silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
11 août 2013

Robes à la Polonaise

Robe à la Polonaise. French, 1774–93. Silk. Length: 53 in. (134.6 cm) Width: 46 1/2 in. (118.1 cm). Dodge Fund, 1934. 34.112a, b. © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Robe à la Polonaise, British, ca. 1775, silk, cotton. Length: 54 1/2 in. (138.4 cm). Hoeschst Fiber Industries Fund, 1981. 1981.313.2. © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Robe à la Polonaise, British, ca. 1780, linen. Length at CB: 72 in. (182.9 cm). Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 1998. 1998.314a, b. © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2008

Focus: Damien Hirst @ the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s galleries

Damien Hirst, Chicken, 1999, from The Last Supper; screen print, published by Paragon Press, edition of 150, 60 x 40 inches; Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection, Museum Purchase, Enid and Crosby Kemper and William T. Kemper Acquisition Fund, 2003.18.1–13 KANSAS CITY.- Love, death, life, suffering, loyalty, and betrayal are among the ambiguities of the human condition explored in the provocative, unconventional and, at times, controversial works of British artist Damien Hirst. The exhibition Focus: Damien Hirst is on view July... [Lire la suite]