Medieval & Renaissance Treasures from the V&A
- Publication Date: September 1, 2007
- Imprint: V & A Publishing
- Trim Size: 7 3⁄4 x 8 1⁄2
- ISBN: 9781851775262
- Page Count: 96
- Rights: North America
This beautiful book accompanies a traveling exhibition of around 30 major masterpieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum's outstanding holdings of European art from the period 300–1600. It includes superb examples of sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, and glass.
The book offers a unique opportunity to set in context such exceptional works as the enameled Becket Casket, the ivory Crucified Christ by Giovanni Pisano, Donatello's bronze fountain figure Winged Putto with a Fish, and bronzes by Antico and Hubert Gerhard.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, June 23–October 7, 2007
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 19–August 17, 2008
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, October 11, 2008–January 4, 2009
About the author
Paul Williamson is Keeper of the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass and Director of Collections at the V&A. His many publications include Gothic: Art for England 1400-1547 and Netherlandish Sculpture 1450–1550.