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ONLY THE BEST - Masterpieces of Masterpieces of Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon
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ONLY THE BEST - Masterpieces of Masterpieces of Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon

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Edited by Katharine Baetjer and James David Draper

This volume and the exhibition it accompanies bring together eighty masterpieces in the collection of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon. All of the works of art are illustrated in color and described in authoritative texts by the curators of the Gulbenkian Museum. These pieces, which reflect the art collector Calouste Gulbenkian's eclectic taste, include paintings by Rubens, Fragonard, Gainsborough, Turner, and Manet; silver from services created for the nobility of Russia and Western Europe; Roman medallions; Ottoman ceramics; Japanese lacquerware; jewelry by Lalique; and books and textiles from both East and West.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1999)