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Realistic Perfection: The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art

Date
Saturday, March 12, 2011Saturday, June 4, 2011
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Realistic Perfection: The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art

In 1889, William Walters commissioned Louis Prang & Co., the foremost practitioners of the art of chromolithography, to reproduce Chinese porcelains from his extensive collection. The resulting publication, Oriental Ceramic Art by Dr. Stephen W. Bushell, was both a catalog of the collection and a work of art unto itself. Beginning with a Walters’ Chinese porcelain and its watercolor portrait and ending with the ten-volume presentation set, this show will take you through the production of Oriental Ceramic Art. It will showcase the unique series of progressive proofs illustrating the exacting technique used to create the prints bound into this important early catalog. 

Add to Calendar 12-03-2011 10:00:00 04-06-2011 17:00:00 15 Realistic Perfection: The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art This show will showcase a unique series of progressive proofs illustrating the exacting technique used to create the prints bound into an important early catalog, "Oriental Ceramic Art". 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false dd/MM/YYYY

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