A scholarly, comprehensive study of the art of enamels in Europe, presenting examples from the seventeenth to the late nineteenth century. Demonstrates the extraordinary quality and scope of these exquisite works.
This scholarly book contains comprehensive information on the art of enamels in Europe and England. It also examines the techniques and tools of enamelists and presents an overview of artists, patrons and sitters represented in this fine collection.
About the Author
Sarah Coffin, an independant decorative arts consultant, is a former Vice President of Sotheby's. Bodo Hofstetter is a senior specialist for portrait miniatures, gold boxes and objets de vertu at Christie's London/Paris.