THE ASTOR LIBRARY AND THE CYPRIOT COLLECTION

 

England - George II reigned 1727-1760

Pair of pier mirrors carved and gilded woods, glass, metal about 1735

These mirrors show the strong influence of the neo-classical architect

William Kent 1685-1747 on the decorative arts of the period

 

Exhibit:             Augustus Saint-Gaudens

American 1848-1909

 

Portrait Bust of Edwin Wallace Stoughton

 

Exhibit:             Augustus Saint-Gaudens

                        American 1848-1909

 

                        Relief of Samuel Nelson, American Jurist,Marble

 

Painting:            Federico Gaetano Villa

Italian Active in Milan in the 19th Century

 

Portrait of a woman ,Marble 1875

 

Exhibit G:         Corinthian Pottery

                        Athenian Black - Figure Pottery

 

Painting:            Edward Burne Jones

                        English 1833-1898

                        Active throughout Britian

 

                        "Les Femmes Chasseresses"  (The Sirens)

                        oil on canvas 1870

 

Exhibit H:         Athenian White Ground Pottery

                        Athenian Red Figure Pottery

 

Painting:            Savely Sorine

                        Russian, 1878-1953, active in Paris and New York

                        Portrait of John Ringling

                        Watercolor on paper, 1927

 

Exhibit:             Apulia (Italy) 4th Century B.C.

                        Column Krater ,Terracotta

 

Exhibit:             Augustus Saint Gaudens, American 1848-1907

                        Relief of E.W. Stoughton, American Ambassador to Russia

                        1818-1882 - Marble

 

Exhibit:             Figural vase painting, red-figure tradition, Greek colonies

                        South of Italy

 

Exhibit F:          Hellenistic and Roman ceramics

 

Exhibit D:         Cyprus in the Hellenestic and Roman periods.  Terracotta votive statues and statuettes.

 

Exhibit C:         Cypro-Archaic and Cypro-Classical Periods

 

Exhibit B:          Late Cypriot and Geometric

 

Exhibit A:         Early and Middle Cypriot Periods