Behind the Scenes in Conservation: The Tyger Still Burns Bright

by Conservation

10/3/2019

behind the scenes , conservation , objects conservation , William Blake , book , the tyger , songs of innocence and experience

Over the summer the paper conservator prepared two William Blake works for travel to an important exhibit at the Tate Britain in London. Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience is a collection of hand colored relief etchings of his poems first published in 1789 and 1794.

Sketching Duveneck’s Creative Process

by Liz Simmons, Research Assistant

1/30/2019

Frank Duveneck , Drawings , sketchbooks

The fun part about studying drawings is that you get to see an artist’s initial spark of inspiration and how that first idea changes over time.

Artist's Books by Women Artists

by Molly Donnermeyer

3/7/2018

women artists , artists books , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives will have a selection of rare artists’ books created by women on view throughout the month of March.

Herald in the New Year

by Molly Donnermeyer

1/10/2018

Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , Library , rare books

The books on display in January are The Art of Heraldry: an Encyclopedia of Armory by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, published by Brentano’s in 1904.

Now at the Mary R. Schiff Library: Living Classics

by Molly Donnermeyer

8/19/2015

library , archives , Molly Donnermeyer , rare books , works on paper

Posted By:Molly Donnermeyer