A Seventeenth-Century Carved Ivory Cup

Fruits of Desire: A Seventeenth-Century Carved Ivory Cup

essay by Eike D. Schmidt photography by Jack Ross

2009

56 pages

PDF file size: 4.6 MB


Description

Presents an illustrated exploration of one of the most revered pieces of seventeenth-century ivory carving in the world. This book traces the visual and literary sources that inspired Griessmann’s designs.

About the Authors

Eike D. Schmidt is the director of the Department of European Sculpture and Works of Art at Sotheby’s, London

Jack Ross is a senior photographer in the Department of Imaging Services at the J. Paul Getty Museum