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April 26–August 7, 2011 at the Getty Center

Paris: Life & Luxury in the Eighteenth Century

Paris: Life & Luxury in the Eighteenth Century
Edited by Charissa Bremer-David
With contributions by Charissa Bremer-David, Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, Joan DeJean, Mimi Hellman, and Peter Björn Kerber

Using a unique approach to the study of decorative arts, this stunning volume contextualizes objets d'art by showing how they were used in the daily lives of French aristocrats.
(Hardcover, $45.00)

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French Furniture and Gilt Bronzes

French Furniture and Gilt Bronzes: Baroque and Régence: Catalogue of the J. Paul Getty Museum Collection
By Gillian Wilson, Charissa Bremer-David, Jeffrey Weaver, Brian Considine, and Arlen Heginbotham

Forty-four objects from the Baroque and Régence periods are presented here with a description of each item and an analysis of its style, use, provenance, and published history, as well as its construction and alterations, materials, and conservation.
(Hardcover, $125.00)

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