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In the latter years of the 15th century, Flemish manuscript illuminators initiated a new approach to the embellishment of borders—the area of a page that surrounds the painted miniature or, as in the two sheets on view here, the written text.…

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Forging Alliances installation view with Oliver Statler, Modern Japanese Prints: An Art Reborn open to illustration of Staring by Kiyoshi Saitō, 1950; and James Michener, The Modern Japanese Print: An Appreciation open to illustration of Listening…

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Holiday began publishing in 1946, immediately following the end of World War II. Known for commissioning noted writers and artists, it had over a million subscribers in the 1960s. This all-Japan issue includes articles on Japanese language and…

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Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Tokyo and Rutland, VermontJames Michener’s introduction to this book describes Oliver Statler as “a quiet American who entered Japan as a civilian employee of the army during the first years of the…

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Installation view showing Mary Cassatt's, Margot Wearing a Large Bonnet Seated in an Armchair, before and after conservation. Thomas Hart Benton's Spring Tryout is hanging on the right.

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Installation view showing Parmigianino's St. Thais, before and after conservation.

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Installation view showing Honoré Daumier's Shwell... this is what I call a shplendid job.... and for shust five chous per pound!... (Ché cha une belle chaudronnerie!... et qu'il y en a pour de l'argent cheulement à chinq chous la livre!....), as…
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