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Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss collection of pre-Columbian art.

Robert Woods Bliss

Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss collection of pre-Columbian art.

by Robert Woods Bliss

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Published in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian art -- South America.,
  • Latin America -- Antiquities -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.77.

    Other titlesRobert Woods Bliss collection of Pre-Columbian art.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 78 p.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21982225M

    A Collection and Its Study Program By Elizabeth P. Benson In the spring of , Robert Woods Bliss, a Harvard alumnus and U.S. Embassy Secretary in Paris, was taken by a friend to a shop on the Boulevard Raspail, where he saw, for the first time, artifacts from ancient Mexico. Within a year, he had purchased a remarkable object from the shop, a ten-inch-high figure of a standing man, carved. The body of Pre-Columbian art that Robert Bliss carefully assembled between and , and which has been amplified slightly since his death, is a remarkably significant collection. This book is composed of five topical essays, shorter essays on the Andean cultures represented in the collection, and discussions of the individual objects.

    In , the Research Library acquired Robert Woods Bliss's personal collection of 2, rare and important works on Pre-Columbian art history, anthropology, and archaeology, which has since grown to more t volumes, and Mildred Bliss's garden library, including rare volumes and prints, which now inclu books and pamphlets.   "Olmec Art at Dumbarton Oaks" presents the Olmec portion of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. It illustrates all thirty-nine Olmec art objects in color plates and includes many complementary and comparative black-and-white illustrations and drawings/5(3).

    The Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art was opened to the public in Mildred Bliss continued to travel and take part in Washington's cultural life and philanthropy life until her death on Janu Dumbarton Oaks houses the extraordinary art collection begun by Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss. In this book the museum publishes the specialist collections in Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art, along with examples from the Blisses' superb European collection, for the first time.


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to display his pre-Columbian collection in an exhibition that promoted his objects as art works rather than as anthropological or. InPhaidon Press published Robert Woods Bliss Collection, Pre-Columbian Art, a deluxe, oversized art book that was complete with a slipcase and a gold-embossed cover.

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Get this from a library. Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss collection of pre-Columbian art. [Dumbarton Oaks.]. Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss conveyed the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection to Harvard University in November Almost immediately thereafter, in Januarythey left Washington, first for Florida and then for southern California, where they intended to spend the remainder of the winter at their home, Casa Dorinda.

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Elizabeth P. Benson has published numerous articles, monographs, and catalogue descriptions on the Moche. For many years, she worked with the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, first at the National Gallery of Art and then at Dumbarton Oaks, where she installed the collection and established the pre-Columbian publication and fellowship by: Olmec Art at Dumbarton Oaks presents the Olmec portion of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art.

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Handbook. Washington, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. OCLC Number: Notes: Supplemented by: Supplement. After giving Dumbarton Oaks to Harvard, the Blisses resided at 28th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Robert Bliss's collection of pre-Columbian art, which had been exhibited at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. between andwas installed in at Dumbarton Oaks in a new wing designed by Philip Johnson. Later lifeBorn: August 5,St. Louis, Missouri.The Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art was opened to the public in Mildred Bliss continued to travel and take part in Washington's cultural and philanthropic life until her death on Janu Find great deals on eBay for robert bliss.

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