Search Results matching "Beechwood, gilding, Rococo"

Guanyin

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This Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of compassion, is one of the few extant wooden Buddhist sculptures from its time. Evidnetly the victim of fire in the 1930s, the statue has been considerably restoredm and much of the surving polychrome and gilding… read more

French Collection

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The French Collection NOMA’s emphasis on the French painting collection reflects the traditional taste of New Orleans which was originally a French city. Landscape paintings, from the sublime sunset of Claude Lorrain’s Ideal View of Tivoli to the fashionable Park… read more

Latin America

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pre-Columbian America “pre-Columbian” refers to the many cultures that existed in the Americas from Mexico to Peru before the Spanish conquest in 1521. Highlighting the cultures of West Mexico, the Maya region, and Central America, the Museum’s collection introduces the… read more

St. Francisville home's parlor to become NOMA exhibit

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By Carol Anne Blitzer | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Time stopped in 1861 in the parlor of Butler Greenwood Plantation, just north of St. Francisville. Now all of the furnishings of that room, one of… read more