By: Howe, Katherine S.;Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney;Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.);Museum of Fine Arts, Houston;High Museum of Art
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1994
Seller ID: 24911
Binding: Hard Cover
Collectors and interior designers will find this one most interesting and enlightening as the entire book drills down on the contributions of two people, Gustave and Christian Herter, who fled their native Germany, Gustave in 1848, Christian in 1875, to set up shop in the United States. As early as 1858 Gustave was selling furniture to the White House.This is an antique lover's dream book because of the intense concentration on one facet of antique furniture and design during the Gilded Age.It is the first book to focus squarely on the Herters and augments its massive amount of information wit... View More...