There are books with beautiful photographs, those that present complex information, and ones that possess lively and engaging writing. Linda Eaton’s Printed Textiles offers all three. Part history and part catalogue, the text is a gracefully expanded update of Florence Montgomery’s groundbreaking 1970 publication.
Trust members based in Houston may well be already familiar with the highly praised show from whence this publication takes its name, wherein West’s The Death of General Wolfe and Copley’s Watson and the Shark were exhibited together for the first time.
As the centerpiece of a nationwide travelling exhibit scheduled from 2015 through 2018, Morse’s narrative painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–33) has come to be regarded as part of the canon of early-19th-century American art. This catalogue presents essays discussing both the painting’s content