Watkin, David and Philip Hewat-Jaboor, Eds.


This oversized collector's design book was published for The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture in conjunction with the exhibition "Thomas Hope: Regency Designer" held in New York from July 17, 2008 through November 16, 2008. Exhibition tour: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, March 31 through June 22, 2008. Thomas Hope [1769-1831] was a major catalyst in the arts of Regency England. This book is the most comprehensive study to date of Thomas Hope as designer, arts patron, and writer. Large color illustrations throughout the 527 pages. Drawings, paintings, furnishings, creations of the times as well as antiquities collected. Yale University Press. 2008. Hb, Dj. NEW. $75.00