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Author Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

Title Habsburg splendor : masterpieces from Vienna's imperial collections at the Kunsthistorisches Museum / edited by Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner ; with essays by Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner, Franz Pichorner, and Stefan Krause.

Published Houston The Museum Fine Arts, Houston, [2015]
New Haven Distributed by Yale University Press.

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 UniM Bail  708.3613 KUNS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 272 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Notes Issued in connection with an exhibition organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; and the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Imperial Collections and the Kunsthistorisches Museum : From the Origins of the Habsburg Collections to the Modern Museum / Franz Pichorner -- The Habsburgs : Empire and Art / Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner -- "They Call It Royal for Good Reason" : The Tournaments of the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance / Stefan Krause -- The Throne on Wheels : Carriages and Sleigh Rides in the Baroque Era / Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner -- The Emperor's Clothes : On the Significance of Uniforms in Nineteenth-Century Society / Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner -- Catalogue of the Exhibition.
Summary "This beautiful book tells the fascinating story of the Habsburg dynasty, which ruled most of central Europe, Spain, Belgium, and parts of Italy for nearly six hundred years, from the fifteenth through the twentieth century"--
Other author Kurzel-Runtscheiner, Monica.
Pichorner, Franz, 1960-
Krause, Stefan (Curator)
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, organizer.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, organizer.
High Museum of Art, organizer.
Subject Habsburg, House of. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Austria -- Vienna -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 9780300210866 (paperback)