U.S.A. - VALPARAISO-INDIANA - The Art of the Newel: The Jay W. Christopher Collection


Newel post, 1880s – 1890s,

Aesthetic / Eastlake /
Renaissance Revival, walnut,
composite, applied ornament,
refinished, height: 57.5 inches

Curated by Erika Lusthoff, Christopher Collection Curator, and Rolf Achilles, Adjunct Associate Professor of Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Curator of the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, Chicago

In this fascinating exhibition that relates to architecture, decorative arts, and interior design, the Brauer Museum of Art presents selections from Jay W. Christopher's collection of antique newel posts, originally part of historic twentieth-century homes and beautifully restored. The exhibition and its accompanying brochure are firsts in terms of their in-depth presentation and study of these fixtures from historic homes.

Brauer Museum of Art    23.08.2011 - 18.11.2011

Website & source : Brauer Museum of Art
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