Metropolitan Museum Journal, Volume 47, 2012

Edited by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Edited by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

240 pages | 284 color plates | 8 1/2 x 11 | © 2013
Paper $82.00 ISBN: 9780226059129 Published June 2013

The Metropolitan Museum Journal, issued annually by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, publishes original research on works in the Museum’s collections and the areas of investigation they represent. Volume 47 includes essays on the Tell Basta Treausure, Two Assyrian Reliefs from the Palace of Sargon II,  the Cloisters Annunciation by the Master of Charles of France, Canvas Matches in Vermeer: a Case Study in the Computer Analysis of Fabric Supports, New Findings on the Life and Work of Claude Simpol (1666–ca. 1710), The Bellangé Album and New Discoveries in French Nineteenth-Century Decorative Arts, Thomas Eakins’s The Chess Players Replayed, “Mon cher ami et frère d’armes”: Letters from Costantino Ressman to William Riggs, Collectors of Arms and Armor in Nineteenth-Century Paris, and Armor for America: The Duc de Dino Collection.

Contents
Treasures from Tell Basta: Goddesses, Officials, and Artists in an International Age
Christine Lilyquist

From Mesopotamia to the Met: Two Assyrian Reliefs from the Palace of Sargon II
Paul Collins

The Cloisters Annunciation by the Master of Charles of France
Robert Schindler

Canvas Matches in Vermeer: A Case Study in the Computer Analysis of Fabric Supports
Walter Liedtke, C. Richard Johnson Jr., and Don Johnson

New Findings on the Life and Work of Claude Simpol
François Marandet

The Bellangé Album and New Discoveries in French Nineteenth-Century Decorative Arts
Sylvain Cordier

Thomas Eakins's The Chess Players Replayed
William Hauptman

“Mon cher ami et frère d'armes": Letters from Constantino Ressman to William Riggs, Collectors of Arms and Armor in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Elena Carrara

Armor for America: The Duc de Dino Collection
Stuart W. Pyhrr
 
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