New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010.
Book — 359 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
An introduction to the exhibition / Thomas P. Campbell
Tapestry production. New light on the Brussels Raes workshop and Rubens's Achilles series / Koenraad Brosens
A new look at the Story of Coriolanus / Isabelle Denis
Charles de Comans's post-mortem inventory, 1635 / Jean Vittet
A question of scale: was it necessary to weave Poussin's paintings? / Pascal-François Bertrand
Patronage. Tales from the tapestry collection of Elector Palatine Frederick V and Elizabeth Stuart, the Winter King and Queen / Hanns Hubach
Mannerist, baroque, and classicist: narrative tapestries and related paintings in late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Holland / Ebeltje Hartkamp-Jonxis
On the tapestries in seventeenth-century Milan: some new findings / Nello Forti Grazzini
An altar frontal for the Jesuit church in Rome after an unknown design by Rubens / Ingrid De Meûter
The sun also riseth: the Barberini Apollo series as an allegory of rise, fall, and return / James G. Harper
Tapestries in the Colonna collection / Florence Patrizi
Tapestries for court and ecclesiastical use in seventeenth-century Spain / Concha Herrero Carretero
Spanish family pride in Flemish wool and silk: the Moncada family and its baroque tapestry collection / Guy Delmarcel, Margarita García Calvo, and Koenraad Brosens
The tapestry patronage of Madame de Montespan and her family / Charissa Bremer-David
Tapestry as a medium of propaganda at the court of Louis XIV: display and audience
/ Florian Knothe.
This is a follow-up volume to "Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor", which was published to accompany the critically acclaimed exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum in October 2007. It features essays written by renowned scholars in the field, presenting the results of detailed research, both exploring the manufacture of tapestries designed by outstanding artists and woven of costly materials, and casting new light on the commissioning and collecting of these precious objects during the seventeenth century. (source: Nielsen Book Data)