Creating the Cloisters Timothy B. Husband

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Creating the Cloisters  by  Timothy B. Husband

Creating the Cloisters by Timothy B. Husband
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The Cloisters marked its 75th anniversary in 2013. Since its opening on May 10, 1938, it has become a treasured landmark, celebrated for both its magnificent setting and its world-class collection of medieval art and architecture. Located in FortMoreThe Cloisters marked its 75th anniversary in 2013. Since its opening on May 10, 1938, it has become a treasured landmark, celebrated for both its magnificent setting and its world-class collection of medieval art and architecture.

Located in Fort Tryon Park, a verdant oasis on the northern tip of Manhattan, the highest point in New York City, the building commands sweeping views of the Hudson River and the towering Palisades on the rivers opposite bank. This book, published as a reprint of an issue of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (v. 70, no. 4 (Spring, 2013)) tells the history of The Cloisters from is nascence in the early 1900s, when the valuable and choice things it incorporates began to be assembled in France through to its opening day in 1938.

Black and white, color illustrations.



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