A Taste for angels : Neapolitan painting in North America 1650-1750 (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 9 September-27 November 1987; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, 13 January-13 March 1988; and at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO., 30 April-12 June 1988)
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, 1987
(30.5 cm), xv (1), 355 (1) pp., numerous colour and black & white illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Forty-eight substantial catalogue entries of paintings by Preti, Giordano, Solimena, Paolo de Matteis, Francesco de Mura, and Giaquinto, with introductory essays by five major scholars: D. Stephen Pepper (A Bolognese-Roman Prelude, 1600-1625), John Spike (Painting in Naples, 1653-1747), Robert Enggass (Montecassino), Judith Colton (The Fall and Rise of Bernardo De Dominici), and George Hersey (Critical Fortunes of Neapolitan Painting: Notes on American Collecting). ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy.