[JHRB News] JOSLIN HALL BOOKS ART & ANTIQUES NEWS, NOTES & BOOKS -Issue #1

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ART & ANTIQUES NEWS, NOTES & BOOKS
Issue #1

See an illustrated version here =>
<http://www.foggygates.blogspot.com>

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 03, 2010
O.J.'s Suit, Islamic & Chinese Arts, Ronald Searle

IN THE NEWS-

* The Smithsonian Institution has been offered the suit O.J. Simpson wore
when he was acquitted of murder charges -but they don't want it:
<http://tinyurl.com/ycthnzp>

* Some other OJ stuff they probably don't want- <http://tinyurl.com/yj9jazh>

* The Detroit Institute of Arts will open a new permanent gallery of
Islamic art this weekend, showcasing exhibits including a rare
15th-century Quran of a Mongol conqueror. <http://tinyurl.com/yc74yx4>

* Islamic arts books in our stock-
<http://tinyurl.com/yf2yskq>

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ALMANAC

* March 3, 1585 – The Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is
inaugurated in Vicenza.

* March 3, 1875 – Georges Bizet's opera Carmen receives its première at
the Opéra Comique of Paris

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FEATURED BOOK-

"Illustrated Catalogue of the Remarkable Collection of Ancient Chinese
Bronzes, Beautiful Old Porcelains...Fine Old Carpets, Rugs and Furniture,
from Ancient Palaces and Temples of China Comprising the Private
Collection of a Chinese Nobleman of Tien-Tsin and Objects Procured by the
Senior Member of Messrs. Yamanaka & Co. and his staff during a recent
visit to Ancient Cities of China, some of which have heretofore been
unexplored by Foreigners"

The catalog to an auction held in New York by the American Art Association
at the American Art Galleries, on January 29-31, 1914.

<http://tinyurl.com/ykfl5p6>

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BORN TODAY-
* 1816 – William James Blacklock, British landscape painter.
* 1920 – Ronald Searle, British illustrator, best known as the creator of
St Trinian's School.

DIED TODAY-
* 1792 - Robert Adam, Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer
and furniture designer, died.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 02, 2010
Art in Spain / New Painted Furniture Book / Bodley Birthday ...

IN THE NEWS:

* Art Takes Root in Fertile Soil in Spain -In the Murcia region of
southeast Spain, art moves into unexpected places-
<http://tinyurl.com/yfscd3l>

IN THE STORE:

*JUST PUBLISHED*
“Women’s Painted Furniture 1790-1830. American Schoolgirl Art” By Betsy
Krieg Salm.
<http://tinyurl.com/yff45vm>

BORN TODAY:
* Sir Thomas Bodley (2 March 1545 – 28 January 1613), was an English
diplomat and scholar, founder of the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

DIED TODAY:
* Berthe Morisot (January 14, 1841 – March 2, 1895) French painter and one
of the pioneering French Impressionists.
* Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) Canadian artist and
writer heavily inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest
Coast.

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MONDAY, MARCH 01, 2010
This & That-

IN THE NEWS-

* Big Glass Stair Ebay Auction Center Of Legal Firestorm
<http://bit.ly/9HYyEl>

* One of the last 4 Shakers leaves the sect to marry the reporter who did
a story on his Shaker community : <http://tinyurl.com/ybohokc>

* Louis Fabian Bachrach, Jr., iconic portrait photographer of Presidents
for 60 years, dies at 92 : http://tinyurl.com/ydum6h4

BORN TODAY-
* 1812 -Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, English architect, designer, and
important Gothic Revival theorist.
* 1848 -Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Irish-American sculptor.

IN THE STORE-

* 3 pages of books on art & antiques on sale for 25% off for one week only
=> <http://tinyurl.com/ylob9gf>

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JOSLIN HALL RARE BOOKS, ABAA
Fine books of the 16th-20th centuries
on the decorative and fine arts & design

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FOLK ARTS & AMERICANA
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<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_315.htm>

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<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_320.htm>

FIRE AND ICE
 -lighting, fireplaces & ice
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_282.htm>

A GRAVE AFFAIR
 -gravestones, epitaphs & mourning
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_288.htm>

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