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  • House Collection Galleries — Dumbarton Oaks
    Verona marble arches from Ravenna and a French sixteenth century chimneypiece from the Château de Théobon in France The Parisian designer Armand Albert Rateau fabricated the room s beamed Renaissance style ceiling which was inspired by a sixteenth century ceiling in the Salle des Gardes at the Château de Cheverny near Paris Fresco like paintings by the American artist Allyn Cox 1896 1982 cover the vaults and walls of the corridor and stairway that lead from the house to the room In the Music Room art works and objects are exhibited much as they were when the Blisses were in residence at Dumbarton Oaks Sculptures sit on Italian Renaissance cabinets and paintings hang alongside tapestries including the important fifteenth century Prince of Malice tapestry Of special note are El Greco s Visitation an altar panel by Bernardo Daddi and Tilman Riemenschneider s sculpture Virgin and Child on the Crescent Moon Objects currently on display in the Music Room are part of Dumbarton Oaks permanent collection Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Museum About Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Byzantine Collection Pre Columbian Collection House Collection Browse the Collections Online Galleries and Exhibitions Special Exhibition Gallery Byzantine Galleries Pre Columbian Galleries

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/museum/galleries-exhibitions/house-collection (2016-02-18)
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  • Orientation Gallery — Dumbarton Oaks
    Now on View Stephens Catherwood Revisited Maya Ruins and the Passage of Time From September 1 2015 in the Orientation and Rare Book Galleries and in an online exhibit Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Museum About Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Byzantine Collection Pre Columbian Collection House Collection Browse the Collections Online Galleries and Exhibitions Special Exhibition Gallery Byzantine Galleries Pre Columbian Galleries House Collection Galleries Textile Gallery Orientation

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/museum/galleries-exhibitions/orientation (2016-02-18)
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  • Rare Book Gallery and Reading Room — Dumbarton Oaks
    Gallery features changing exhibitions of the library s holdings The Rare Book Gallery features changing exhibitions of the library s holdings Displays often highlight the collection of rare books manuscripts and drawings begun by Mildred Bliss with advice from Beatrix Farrand specifically in the field of landscape architecture garden design and garden history The nearby Rare Book Reading Room of French eighteenth century inspiration was designed by Frederic Rhinelander King and completed in 1963 This room functions as a library reading room as it did during Mrs Bliss s era and opens to the public from 11 30 a m to 5 30 p m on Saturdays and Sundays Now on View Stephens Catherwood Revisited Maya Ruins and the Passage of Time From September 1 2015 in the Orientation and Rare Book Galleries and in an online exhibit Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Museum About Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Byzantine Collection Pre Columbian Collection House Collection Browse the Collections Online Galleries and Exhibitions Special Exhibition Gallery Byzantine Galleries Pre Columbian Galleries House Collection Galleries Textile Gallery Orientation Gallery Rare Book Gallery and Reading Room Online Exhibitions Online Publications Museum Volunteer Opportunities Museum Shop Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/museum/galleries-exhibitions/rare-book (2016-02-18)
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  • Past and Present: Views of Maya Monuments — Dumbarton Oaks
    2015 Copan Front of Stela H Photo Jay A Frogel Dumbarton Oaks Research Library s Rare Book Collection has recently acquired Frederick Catherwood s Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America Chiapas and Yucatan Published in 1844 this rare edition contains twenty five lithographed plates based on Catherwood s drawings of Maya ruins Catherwood sketched the ruins on his journeys with John L Stephens to Central America between 1839 and 1842 A digital version of this edition is available through the Harvard University Library Page Delivery Service This interactive matches ten lithographed plates of Maya monuments with contemporary photographs by Jay A Frogel to show the passage of time Professor Frogel s photography of Maya ruins and numerous publications from Stephens and Catherwood s journeys are featured in Pre Columbian Studies exhibition Stephens Catherwood Revisited Maya Ruins and the Passage of Time on view in the Orientation and Rare Book Galleries Plan your visit here and view the exhibition booklet here Document Actions Print this Share Past and Present Views of Maya Monuments Stela H Copan Honduras Stela F Copan Honduras Stela D Copan Honduras The Palace Palenque Mexico Archway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Gateway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/resources/online-exhibits/past-and-present-views-of-maya-monuments/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Online Exhibits — Dumbarton Oaks
    minor arts before the Blisses began their collections Robert Monnoyer French Botanical Artists of the Seventeenth Century This exhibit provides illustrations from the leading proponents of two styles of French botanical illustration from the seventeenth century Bookbindings Of Making Many Books There Is No End This exhibit examines some methods of binding books and some of the broader significance of particular materials and styles The Holy Apostles Visualizing a Lost Monument An online exhibition to accompany the 2015 Byzantine symposium on the Holy Apostles and an on site exhibition in the Orientation Gallery of Dumbarton Oaks Past and Present Views of Maya Monuments An interactive online exhibit to accompany the Pre Columbian Studies exhibition Stephens Catherwood Revisited Maya Ruins and the Passage of Time on view September 1 through November 30 2015 75 Years 75 Objects Online exhibit to complement the 75th anniversary museum special exhibition Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Byzantine Seals Online Catalogue Bliss Tyler Correspondence Middle East Garden Traditions Manuscripts in the Byzantine Collection Online Exhibitions Athena Ruby Inscription Font Typography at Dumbarton Oaks Online Exhibits Capturing Warfare Enemies and Allies in the Pre Columbian World Before the Blisses Nineteenth Century Connoisseurship

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/resources/online-exhibits (2016-02-18)
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  • Stela H, Copan, Honduras — Dumbarton Oaks
    the contemporary photograph on the lithograph View images side by side Document Actions Print this Share Past and Present Views of Maya Monuments Stela H Copan Honduras Stela F Copan Honduras Stela D Copan Honduras The Palace Palenque Mexico Archway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Gateway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Façade of West Building Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Labna Mexico Las Monjas Chichen Itza Mexico El Castillo Tulum

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/resources/online-exhibits/past-and-present-views-of-maya-monuments/copan-honduras-stela-h (2016-02-18)
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  • Stela F, Copan, Honduras — Dumbarton Oaks
    the contemporary photograph on the lithograph View images side by side Document Actions Print this Share Past and Present Views of Maya Monuments Stela H Copan Honduras Stela F Copan Honduras Stela D Copan Honduras The Palace Palenque Mexico Archway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Gateway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Façade of West Building Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Labna Mexico Las Monjas Chichen Itza Mexico El Castillo Tulum

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/resources/online-exhibits/past-and-present-views-of-maya-monuments/copan-honduras-stela-f (2016-02-18)
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  • Stela D, Copan, Honduras — Dumbarton Oaks
    the contemporary photograph on the lithograph View images side by side Document Actions Print this Share Past and Present Views of Maya Monuments Stela H Copan Honduras Stela F Copan Honduras Stela D Copan Honduras The Palace Palenque Mexico Archway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Gateway Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Façade of West Building Casa del Gobernador Uxmal Mexico Labna Mexico Las Monjas Chichen Itza Mexico El Castillo Tulum

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/resources/online-exhibits/past-and-present-views-of-maya-monuments/copan-honduras-stela-d (2016-02-18)
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