About the Author
Carol M. Osborne was associate director and chief curator of the Stanford University Museum of Art (now the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts) from 1978 to 1993. Her doctoral thesis Pierre Didot the Elder and French Book Illustration, 1789-1820 was published by Garland (1986). Among her other publications are books and articles on the Stanfords as art collectors, the Cantor Center’s drawing collection and American artists abroad in the late nineteenth century. Her catalogue Venetian Glass of the 1890s: Salviati at Stanford University was also published by Philip Wilson (2002).