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The Paston Treasure : microcosm of the known world / edited by Andrew Moore, Nathan Flis, and Francesca Vanke.

New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2018.
Physical Description:
589 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Reference Library
NX543 .P37 2018 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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"This publication accompanies the exhibitions 'The Paston Tresure: Microcosm of the Known world and The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World', co-organized by the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, on view 15 February - 27 May 2018, and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, on view 23 June - 23 September 2018."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-577) and index.
Yale medical historical copy the gift of the Yale Center for British Art.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Collections and collecting -- Great Britain -- History -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Collections and collecting -- Great Britain -- History -- Catalogs.
Oxnead Hall (England)
Paston family -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Paston, William, Sir, 1528-1610 -- Art collections.
Paston, William, Sir, 1528-1610 -- Art collections.
Yarmouth, Robert Paston, Earl of, 1631-1683 -- Art collections.
Moore, Andrew W., writer of essay.
Flis, Nathan, writer of essay.
Vanke, Francesca, writer of essay.
Wenley, Robert, writer of essay.
Bucklow, Spike, writer of essay.
David, Jessica, writer of essay.
Caliri, Claudia, writer of essay.
Romano, Paolo, writer of essay.
Adamson, Glenn, writer of essay.
Bergvelt, Ellinoor, writer of essay.
Chadwick, Esther, writer of essay.
Meadow, Mark A., writer of essay.
Koeppe, Wolfram, 1962- writer of essay.
Howard, Maurice, writer of essay.
Town, Edward, writer of essay.
Morgan, Victor, writer of essay.
Jervis, Simon, writer of essay.
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941- writer of essay.
Brooks, Jeanice, writer of essay.
Wainwright, Jonathan P., 1961- writer of essay.
Agnew, Jean, writer of essay.
Hunter, Michael, 1949- writer of essay.
Hearn, Karen, writer of essay.
Turner, Simon, writer of essay.
Purcell, Mark (Librarian), writer of essay.
Findlen, Paula, writer of essay.
Barbour, Reid, writer of essay.
Yarker, Jonathan, writer of essay.
Yale Center for British Art, host institution.
Norfolk Museums Service, host institution.

  • World in painting : The Paston Treasure: an introduction / Andrew Moore
  • I. Understanding the Paston Treasure : The master of the 'Paston Treasure': in search of an attribution / Andrew Moore and Robert Wenley
  • Making 'The Paston Treasure' / Spike Bucklow and Jessica David
  • Technical investigation of 'The Paston Treasure' by macro-x-ray fluorescence (MA-XRF) analysis / Claudia Caliri and Francesco Paolo Romano
  • Curtain up / Glenn Adamson
  • 'The Paston Treasure' and its continental inspiration / Ellinoor Bergvelt
  • "This deepe and perfect glosse of Blacknesse": colour, colonialism, and 'The Paston Treasure's' period eye / Esther Chadwick
  • II. Revealing the Collection : A curated collection: virtuosity and performance in 'The Paston Treasure' / Mark A. Meadow
  • 'Artificialia and their meanings in 'The Paston Tresure' / Wolfram Koeppe
  • The development of Oxnead: from Tudor house to Nicholas Stone / Maurice Howard and Edward Town
  • A tale of two houses: Oxnead and the Pastons ; Blickling and the Hobarts / Victor Morgan
  • Paston furniture and furnishings / Simon Swynfen Jervis
  • 'Naturalia', curiosities, and the English cabinet / Arthur Macgregor
  • Musical dialogues in 'The Paston Treasure' / Jeanice Brooks and Jonathan Wainwright
  • III. The Pastons and Their World : The Paston Family in the seventeenth century / Jean Agnew
  • "Mecœna's Face": a portrait of Sir William Paston, First Baronet / Nathan Flis and Michael Hunter
  • Painted portraits and the Paston Family's collection of paintings / Karen Hearn
  • the Paston-Yarmouth collection of prints and drawings / Simon Turner
  • The Paston Library / Mark Purcell
  • Imperfect reds: Robert Paston's alchemy / Paula Findlen and Francesca Vanke
  • Sir Thomas Browne, the Pastons, and the pursuit of health and wealth / Reid Barbour
  • A question of education: the grand tour of William Paston and his tutor William Aglionby / Jonathan Yarker.