Renaissance Revival odds and ends. Arriving around 1860 it’s looped back a few times. Public (free) series post from my summer revival series for August 11, 2019, over on my patreon.com page. Link below.

 

https://www.patreon.com/posts/29080297

These are turning up way more items than I had thought they would which is wonderful but which also means that there’s more coming. . . .
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Brooch/Pendant. ca. 1875. Italian.
Brooch/Pendant. ca. 1875. Italian. Renaissance Revival in style. Gold with a central ruby cameo, diamond an pearl. Augusto Castellani, goldsmith (1829-1914). Many thanks to my good friend Christian De Bor who sent me the link. In the public domain. via pinterest.com and https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1437557276387094&set=a.170724886403679&type=3&eid=ARA-u4e3j5f0FSWctYMRXPqQCbur0WmLmCYxOYambxk5BytbGplCvXAVozrKiaVnoNw0maF0cJXj-3oE
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Public (free) summers series over on my patreon.com page. Numerous items from back and forth through time as Egyptian Revival keeps cycling through. Link below

 

https://www.patreon.com/posts/egyptian-revival-28907521

Should you be able to support my work and can, please check out what’s available at the various levels which will have new posts on or by August 15th. Many archived items to be admired until then- Sarah.

Egyptian Revival 1920's radiator cap from a Stutz Model AA Vertical Eight. Found during the excavation of Amsterdam's Amstel river for a new metro line. Image copyright City of amsterdam. belowthesurface.am
Radiator hood cap for a Stutz Model AA Vertical Eight. 1926-1935. Tin and nickel plated chrome. Found during the excavation of Amsterdam’s Amstel river for a new metro line. Image © City of Amsterdam. via https://belowthesurface.amsterdam/en/verhalen/NZR2.00523MTL142

Free (public) post from my Patreon series exploring various 19th-century revivals of which there were quite a few. Etruscan this week with much jewelry along with other wonderful things. Enjoy! Link below

https://www.patreon.com/posts/28711790

Seven images in all, not just this one.

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And thank you for following me. Much appreciated. Sarah.

Snuff box with painting after Prud'Hon, Ivory watch made by Bushman, vinaigrette in gold and porcelain,  vinaigrette in gold and rock crystal, boat shape snuff box with enamel.   Taken from "Mr. Vanderbilt's House and Collection," described by Edward Strahan pseudo Earl Shinn, Holland edition published in 1883.
Snuff box with painting after Prud’Hon, Ivory watch made by Bushman, vinaigrette in gold and porcelain, vinaigrette in gold and rock crystal, boat shape snuff box with enamel. Taken from “Mr. Vanderbilt’s House and Collection,” described by Edward Strahan pseudo Earl Shinn, Holland edition published in 1883. In the public domain due to age. via http://halfpuddinghalfsauce.blogspot.com/2012/08/

Public (free) series for Sunday, July 14th, 2019 now available on my patreon.com page. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/28376460

Chinoiserie, this time, generally being defined imitation or evocation of Chinese motifs and techniques in Western art, furniture, and architecture, especially in the 18th century and coming in and out of fashion ever since. Chinese Chippendale being the best known. Part I.

Enjoy! Should you be interested in supporting my work and can afford to, please check out what’s available at the various levels. Those posts will go live tomorrow. And thanks so much for following me and enjoying my work! It means a lot. Sarah.

Numerous images, too, not just this one.

 Illustration of "Chinese Chairs," from "Chippendale Drawings" Volume I. ca. 1753.-54.
Illustration of “Chinese Chairs,” from “Chippendale Drawings” Volume I. ca. 1753.-54. British. Drawing. Black ink, gray ink and gray wash. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library. Public domain. via https://archive.org/details/mma_chinese_chairs_in_chippendale_drawings_vol_i_390499

My summer Patreon public (free) series. For the next 12 Sundays, I will be exploring various 19th and early 20th century revival movements with images from various artistic fields including jewelry, furniture and architecture to name a few. Link below.

This week: Gothic Revival (Part 1).  https://www.patreon.com/posts/28198379

Six images not just this one.

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Check out my books on amazon.com. Follow me here, on Facebook, Twitter or Patreon for more from the space where art and history collide. Even I don’t know where I’m going next. Sarah.

Brise fan in a Gothic Revival style. ca. 1830.
Brise fan in a Gothic Revival style. ca. 1830. Probably made in England. Gilt metal, ribbon, spangles, pigment, and horn. Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://archive.org/details/clevelandart-1916.329-brise-fan-gothic-rev

 

Spring series public (free) post for Sunday, June 30th, 2019. More beautiful plates from Albert Racinet’s “L’Ornement Polychrome” (1869-1873). Last one for this series with another series starting next Sunday. Link below

https://www.patreon.com/posts/28015306

Link for this week’s issue of my public (free) spring series over on mypatreon.com page. A new series starting next week. Should you be interested in supporting my work and can, please look at the mission statement and at what’s available at the various subscription levels which start at only $5.00/month in US dollars (though they accept all sorts of currency, patreon having patrons and creators from all over the world). Thanks! Sarah.

But everything else (except for the books) being free.

And several images, not just the one shown here. Enjoy!

"Celtique." Plate 17.
“Celtique.” Plate 17. Painlevé , lithographer. Firmin Didot and Company, Paris, printer. Scanned by rawpixel from an 1888 edition. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Illustration_from_L%E2%80%99ornement_Polychrome_by_Albert_Racinet_from_rawpixel%E2%80%99s_own_original_1888_publication_00017.jpg

Spring series public (free) post for Sunday, June 16th, 2019. More beautiful plates from Albert Racinet’s “L’Ornement Polychrome” (1869-1873). Link below

https://www.patreon.com/posts/27678675

Several images, not just this one.

I will be out of state next weekend on a family visit, so the last issue of this series will be two weeks from today. After that, I have a new series for the summer which I think you will like just as much. Going to be fabulous judging by the images I already found and I have only casually looked around at this point.

Please click through and check it out. Gorgeous if I do say so myself. And should you be interested in supporting and can support my work please check what’s available at various levels. But my work here, on twitter, pinterest and Facebook will always be free. Only other part that isn’t are the books which are on Amazon under Sarah B. Guest Perry. Thank you! Sarah.

"Celtique."  Plate 18.
“Celtique.” Plate 18. Chataignon, lithographer. Firmin Didot and Company, Paris, printer. Scanned by rawpixel from an 1888 edition. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Illustration_from_L%E2%80%99ornement_Polychrome_by_Albert_Racinet_from_rawpixel%E2%80%99s_own_original_1888_publication_00018.jpg