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The Resource Asia in Amsterdam : the culture of luxury in the Golden Age, edited by Karina H. Corrigan, Jan van Campen, and Femke Diercks, with Janet C. Blyberg

Asia in Amsterdam : the culture of luxury in the Golden Age, edited by Karina H. Corrigan, Jan van Campen, and Femke Diercks, with Janet C. Blyberg

Label
Asia in Amsterdam : the culture of luxury in the Golden Age
Title
Asia in Amsterdam
Title remainder
the culture of luxury in the Golden Age
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karina H. Corrigan, Jan van Campen, and Femke Diercks, with Janet C. Blyberg
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Contributor
Editor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This lavishly illustrated catalogue discusses the Asian luxury goods that were imported into the Netherlands during the 17th century and demonstrates the overwhelming impact these works of art had on Dutch life and art during the Golden Age. Written by a team of 30 international scholars, this volume presents seven essays and catalogue entries on 150 works of art, including Dutch and Asian paintings, textiles, ceramics, lacquer, furniture, silver, diamonds, and jewelry. From the Dutch settlements throughout Asia--including Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, and Japan--Dutch maritime traders brought an astonishing range of luxuries back to the Netherlands. Dutch consumers were enthralled with these foreign goods, which brought new colors, patterns, and textures to their interiors and wardrobes. As seen in the book's many illustrations, Dutch artists also found inspiration in these objects and incorporated them into portraits, genre scenes, and particularly still-life paintings. Dutch artists and craftspeople also adapted distinctly Asian technologies, such as porcelain and lacquer, to create new works of art inspired by Asia. This catalogue weaves together the complex stories of these diverse works of art and presents fascinating portraits of the dynamic cities of Amsterdam and Batavia (Jakarta)--the Dutch trade center in Asia during the 17th century"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
700.949209/032
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK1037
LC item number
.A85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
Asia in Amsterdam : the culture of luxury in the Golden Age, edited by Karina H. Corrigan, Jan van Campen, and Femke Diercks, with Janet C. Blyberg
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Publication
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
904801306
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9780300212877
Lccn
2015009352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)904801306
Label
Asia in Amsterdam : the culture of luxury in the Golden Age, edited by Karina H. Corrigan, Jan van Campen, and Femke Diercks, with Janet C. Blyberg
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
904801306
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9780300212877
Lccn
2015009352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)904801306

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