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New Book | China and the West: Chinese Reverse Glass Painting

From De Gruyter: Elisa Ambrosio, Francine Giese, Alina Martimyanova, and Hans Bjarne Thomsen, eds., China and the West: Reconsidering Chinese Reverse Glass Painting (Berlin: De Gruyter for the VitroCentre Romont, 2022), 292 pages, ISBN: 978-3110711752,...
From: Enfilade on 2 Feb 2023

Private view : Monday, June 23d, 1828

Creator: National Repository (London, England) Title: Private view : Monday, June 23d, 1828. Publication: [London] : Howlett and Brimmer, printers in gold to the Society of Arts, Frith Street, Soho, [1828] Catalog Record File 66 828 N277 Acquired November...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Feb 2023

A Slave Trader in Salem

I’ve learned a lot about Salem’s African-American history while writing this blog; I don’t think I would look at the city the same way otherwise. I associate Chestnut Street, where I live, much more with the Remond family and their myriad activities...
From: streets of salem on 1 Feb 2023

Finding things in books

I suppose it’s almost inevitable that if one begins to take a deeper interest in the history of science, then at some point one’s attention turns to the history of the book. After all, whether in the form of wedges impressed in clay tablets, symbols...
From: The Renaissance Mathematicus on 1 Feb 2023

New Book | Imagining Sculpture: A Short Conjectural History

Published by Hirmer and distributed by The University of Chicago Press: Stanley Abe, Imagining Sculpture: A Short Conjectural History (Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2023), 384 pages, ISBN: 978-3777437583, $45. A new critical approach to understanding sculpture...
From: Enfilade on 1 Feb 2023

New Book: Cachero & Maillard-Álvarez, “Book Markets in Mediterranean Europe & Latin America”

A new collection of essays edited by Montserrat Cachero and Natalia Maillard-Álvarez, Book Markets in Mediterranean Europue and Latin America: Institutions and Strategies (15th-18th Centuries) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023). “Introduction: The Circulation...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 31 Jan 2023

Hammond, A Paraphrase and Annotations upon the Books of the Psalms (1659)

The sex of a book-owner is easy enough to determine with a full name. However, plenty of owners throughout Western book history have used initials or a first initial followed by a surname to sign their books. Oftentimes we assume these owners are men,...

Exhibition | Johann Gottfried Schadow: Embracing Forms

Johann Gottfried Schadow, Double Portrait Statue of Princesses Luise and Friederike of Prussia, detail, 1795–97, marble (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie) ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊ From the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin: Johann Gottfried...
From: Enfilade on 31 Jan 2023

New Book | Thorvaldsen: Collector of Plaster Casts

From Aarhus UP: Jan Zahle, Thorvaldsen: Collector of Plaster Casts from Antiquity and the Early Modern Period (Copenhagen: Thorvaldsens Museum and Aarhus University Press, 2020), 3 volumes, 828 pages, ISBN: 978-8771843590, $112. The Danish neoclassical...
From: Enfilade on 31 Jan 2023

Miscellanea curiosa, or, Entertainments for the ingenious of both sexes

Title: Miscellanea curiosa, or, Entertainments for the ingenious of both sexes. Publication: York [England] : Printed by Tho. Gent, om Coffee-Yard, MDCCXXXIV [1734]-1735. Catalog Record 61 M678 Acquired January 2022
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 30 Jan 2023

Sir Felix Booth – Part Two

Sir Felix Booth painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence In my last blog I mentioned the generosity of Sir Felix Booth towards the arctic explorer Captain Ross. Sadly for Sir Felix, his philanthropy was not always so appreciated. One of the people he tried to help...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 30 Jan 2023

New Book | Ten Kings’ Clothes: Royal Danish Dress, 1596–1863

Distributed by Yale UP: Katia Johansen, Ten Kings’ Clothes: Royal Danish Dress, 1596–1863 (Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 2022), 496 pages, ISBN: 978-0300266764, $80. A richly illustrated glimpse into the magnificent collection of seventeenth-century...
From: Enfilade on 30 Jan 2023

The Art Bulletin, December

The eighteenth century in the latest issue of The Art Bulletin 104 (December 2022), along with the methodological ‘perspective’ conversation from Fricke and Flood: A R T I C L E S • Beate Fricke and Finbarr Barry Flood, “Premodern Globalism in...
From: Enfilade on 29 Jan 2023

New Book | Media Critique in the Age of Gillray

From Toronto UP: Joseph Monteyne, Media Critique in the Age of Gillray: Scratches, Scraps, and Spectres (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2022), 316 pages, ISBN: ‎978-1487527747, $75. In the late 1790s, British Prime Minister William Pitt created...
From: Enfilade on 29 Jan 2023

Lots of ice with your gin, Felix? The link between Booth’s Gin and the search for the North West passage

Sir Felix Booth painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence Researching the history of gin throws up some interesting characters associated with the distilling process, perhaps none more so than Felix Booth, whose name is associated with arctic exploration. He had...
From: Georgian Gentleman on 28 Jan 2023

Exhibition | Fortune and Folly in 17

Installation view of Fortune and Folly in 1720 The New York Public Library, 2022 ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊ At the NYPL (and on view during this year’s CAA conference) . . . Fortune and Folly in 1720 New York Public Library, 23 September 2022...
From: Enfilade on 27 Jan 2023

New Book | The Great New York Fire of 1776

From Yale UP: Benjamin Carp, The Great New York Fire of 1776: A Lost Story of the American Revolution (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2023), 360 pages, ISBN: 978-0300246957, $30. Who set the mysterious fire that burned down much of New York City shortly...
From: Enfilade on 27 Jan 2023

A catalogue of new and useful maps, curious & entertaining prints….

“Frontispiece for ‘A Catalogue of News and Useful Maps Curious and Entertaining Prints, Books of Architecture, Great Variety of Drawing Books in all the Branches of Penmanship And the best of each Kind’; title on scroll, surrounded by prints and...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 26 Jan 2023

New Book: Hart & Samson, “Philip IV & the World of Spain’s Rey Planeta”

New collection edited by Stephen M Hart and Alexander W Samson, Philip IV and the World of Spain’s Rey Planeta (Boydell & Brewer, 2023). An Historiographical Introduction to the World of Philip IV – Alexander Samson PART I: BEHIND THE SCENES‘Perceptions...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 26 Jan 2023

New Book | Décoration intérieure et plaisir des sens, 1700–185

From Editoriale Artemide and GRHAM: Noémi Duperron, Barbara Jouves-Hann, Maxime Georges Métraux, Marc-André Paulin, and Bérangère Poulain, eds., Décoration intérieure et plaisir des sens, 1700–1850 (Rome: Artemide edizioni, 2022), 168 pages,...
From: Enfilade on 26 Jan 2023

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