New Edition of The Gilded Edge, The History of American Frames by Eli Wilner

Eli Wilner is proud to announce a new and revised second edition of his acclaimed book The Gilded Edge.  This second edition is now available for order.  For more information or to order the book, click  here.

The Gilded Edge is the first book to offer an in-depth look at America’s legacy of exquisite antique picture frames. Studied and appreciated in Europe for many years, frame connoisseurship was neglected in America until Eli Wilner created this lushly illustrated celebration of the craft.

Reissued with a beautiful new jacket and an updated content, this invaluable guide showcases frames as works of art through an array of insightful essays by art-world luminaries and a plethora of sumptuous photographs.

12 x 10 in, 204 pp,

full-color images / photographs throughout

9781452102863 | $60.00

About Eli Wilner & Company

Recognized as the foremost worldwide authority on antique frames, and founded in 1983, Eli Wilner & Company specializes in American and European frames from the 17th-through mid-20th centuries.  Clients include fine art collectors, major art and historical institutions as well as The White House, where he has created 28 frames for its collection.

With an atelier composed of a team of thirty highly skilled artisans, including 15 frame conservators, and over 10,000 unique framing projects completed to date, Eli Wilner & Company takes pride in each project.  Every frame is handcrafted to not only reflect the time in which the painting was created, but also to best reflect the framing choices known to be made by the artists themselves.


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