Collecting in the Gilded Age. Art Patronage in PIttsburgh, 1890-1910.

Pittsburgh: Frick Art & Historical Center, 1997,

First Edition. large quarto, blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine in pictorial dust jacket. (xx), 428pp. Frick Art & Historical Center, Item #14591

A book presented in conjunction with this exhibition. Hundreds of works of art can be traced to private collections in Pittsburgh between 1890 and 1910, along with the magnificent collections of Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and Andrew Mellon. Paintings thought lost have been rediscovered and associations between the Pittsburgh collectors and Europe's leading artists is brought to light. The complex mystery of which works of art comprised these collections is unraveled in this beautiful volume. With 110 exceptional color reproductions and more than 120 period photographs among the 282 illustrations. New.

Price: $45.00