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Turning the Pages: Johann Michael Kirschbaum (1725–1782), New Tie-Up and Pattern Book for the Advancement of the Noble Linen and Pattern-Weaver’s Art, 1771
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In compiling this volume, Johann Michael Kirschbaum, a master weaver of patterned linens in Heilbronn, Germany, aimed to offer fellow weavers and patrons a selection of patterns that could be...
Turning the Pages:  Johann Michael Kirschbaum (1725–1782), New Tie-Up and Pattern Book for the Advancement of the Noble Linen and Pattern-Weaver’s Art, 1771
Turning the Pages: Jacques-Louis David, (French, 1748–1825) Sketchbook, 1809/10
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This digital reconstruction allows you to page through one of Jacques-Louis David’s sketchbooks; his drawings begin eleven page spreads into the partially-blank book. The sketchbook is one of three...
Turning the Pages: Jacques-Louis David, (French, 1748–1825) Sketchbook, 1809/10
Turning the Pages: Jacobellus of Salerno (active around 1270), Gradual Manuscript, about 1270
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Choir books were essential in guiding members of a monastic community through the Divine Office, a cycle of hourly and daily readings, hymns, and sung responses. The large scale and legible text and...
Turning the Pages:  Jacobellus of Salerno (active around 1270), Gradual Manuscript, about 1270
Turning the Pages: Christina Ramberg (American 1946-1995), Sketchbook, about 1976
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Christina Ramberg is one of the Chicago Imagists who exhibited in the 1960's and 1970's. Her notebooks contains fragments and sketches of costumes and clothing that are referenced in her drawings and...
Turning the Pages: Christina Ramberg (American 1946-1995), Sketchbook, about 1976
Online Catalogue: Pissarro Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This online scholarly catalogue is the museum’s fourth volume in its scholarly digitalseries on the Impressionist circle. The catalogue offers in-depth curatorial and technical entries on 17...
Online Catalogue: James Ensor: The Temptation of Saint Anthony
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This online scholarly catalogue accompanied the Art Institute exhibition Temptation: The Demons of James Ensor. The catalogue offers six essays and a sheet-by-sheet analysis of this...
Turning the Pages: Matteo Pagani (active 1538–1562), Accurate Example, 1556
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An early purveyor of do-it-yourself embroidery and lace pattern books, Matteo Pagani of Venice also printed woodcut portrait broadsheets, maps, and large-scale wall designs. The only surviving...
Turning the Pages:  Matteo Pagani (active 1538–1562), Accurate Example, 1556
Turning the Pages: Ghent Privileges Manuscript
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Books of Hours were the most popular book of the Middle Ages and Renaissance; more of them were produced from c. 1250–1550 than any other type of book, devotional or otherwise. This example has been...
Turning the Pages: Ghent Privileges Manuscript
Online Catalogue: Renoir's The Laundress, 1877-79
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As part of an effort to shape the future of scholarly publishing, the Getty Foundation in 2009 invited the Art Institute of Chicago and eight other museums to participate in a venture called the...
Online Catalogue: Renoir's <em>The Laundress</em>, 1877-79
Website: Curious Corner
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Children (ages 3–12) can learn about art through dynamic and entertaining interactive stories and games. It’s a great way to enrich your visit to the museum.
Website: Curious Corner
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