The photographs from this exhibition illuminate an understudied chapter of Weston’s career. In 1941, the Limited Editions Book Club approached him to collaborate on a deluxe edition of Walt…+ More details
Karin Fielding describes a vibrant needlework pocketbook made by young Elizabeth Fellows in 1776. The piece, done in a flame-stitch pattern, includes a delicate length of handmade tape, used to close…+ More details
With his wife Karin looking on, Jonathan Fielding describes A. Ellis’s painting of Albert G. Gilman, made in 1831. Only 15 portraits by Ellis are now known to exist and many of those are in…+ More details
Jonathan Fielding talks about an untitled portrait painted in the 1820s by Sheldon Peck. The painting was uncovered in 1997 by the popular Antiques Roadshow television series. Peck, an itinerant artist…+ More details
Jonathan and Karin Fielding talk about what they collect and why and their interest in the pieces with respect to how they were made and how they were used. Their focus: American ingenuity manifested…+ More details
Standing in his kitchen at home, Jonathan Fielding talks about the Caverly family painting hanging on the wall. The beloved piece, by Joseph S. Davis, painted in the early 1836, is rich with detail,…+ More details
Jonathan Fielding, at home, discusses his Tall Case Clock, ca. 1820, by Riley Whiting of Winchester, Conn. While Whiting painted the face and made the works, in fact, says Fielding, someone else…+ More details
June Li, co-curator of the exhibition “Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints,” explains how the “Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting” (ca.…+ More details
Inlaying, demonstrated here, is one of the processes involved in the once-popular extra-illustration of books, the subject of "Illuminated Palaces: Extra-Illustrated Books from the Huntington…+ More details
This is one of two in-gallery videos featured in "Illuminated Palaces: Extra-Illustrated Books from the Huntington Library," an exhibition focused on an eccentric art of a bygone era. Inlaying,…+ More details
This is one of two in-gallery videos featured in "Illuminated Palaces: Extra-Illustrated Books from the Huntington Library," an exhibition focused on an eccentric art of a bygone era. Samuel…+ More details
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