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Salviati and the Antique

Date
Monday, October 20, 2008Sunday, November 2, 2008
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Salviati and the Antique

Like many other artists, glassmakers of the late 19th century were inspired by the splendor of ancient glass made accessible to them through recent excavations.  Drawing on various qualities of ancient glass—techniques, motifs, shapes, and colors—Salviati & Co. in Venice produced stunning new creations. By pairing ancient glass objects with their 19th-century counterparts, this exhibition of approximately 14 objects reveals the ancient sources for Salviati & Co. artists and their creative responses to earlier glassmaking techniques and aesthetics.

Add to Calendar 10-20-2008 10:00:00 11-02-2008 17:00:00 15 Salviati and the Antique Drawing on several examples from the ancient world, this Focus Exhibition explores the work of 19th-century glass artists and their antique inspirations. 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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