TITLE

The Bibliotheca Wittochiana in Brussels: collecting and exhibiting bindings

AUTHOR(S)
De Coster, Annie
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Art Libraries Journal;Jul2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels, Belgium. It was designed by Emmanuel de Callataÿ that contains an array of bindings that reflects the taste of Michel Wittock for his interest in 16th-century Italian bindings and 19th-century French bindings, and various examples of abstraction in 20th-century Belgian and French bindings. It also presented an exhibition program dedication to book arts, particularly, the art of bookbinding. Exhibitions held at the museums are also presented.
ACCESSION #
33028693

 

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