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Title Best in show : the dog in art from the Renaissance to today / Edgar Peters Bowron ... [et al.].

Imprint New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press ; Houston : In association with The Museum of Fine Arts ; Greenwich : Bruce Museum, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9432 BES    Available
Description xii, 159 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm.
Note Published in conjunction with the exhibition held in the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, Conn. May 6-Aug. 27, 2006, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Oct. 1, 2006-Jan. 1, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-154) and index.
Contents An artist's best friend: the dog in Renaissance and Baroque painting and sculpture / Edgar Peters Bowron -- From the royal hunt to the taxidermist: a dog's history of modern art / Robert Rosenblum -- The purebred dog in art: eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / William Secord -- Notes on the nature of dogs / Carolyn Rose Rebbert.
Subject Dogs in art -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Bowron, Edgar Peters.
Bruce Museum.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
ISBN 0300115881 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $45.00
0890901430 (pbk.)

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