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A Walk Through the Cloisters
An illustrated tour of The Cloisters, presenting hidden treasures and details of the collection that might be missed by the casual visitor.
Hardcover, 137 pages
Published September 10th 1989 by Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
(first published 1979)
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The Cloisters is my favorite museum in New York City. This is a great book to read in addition to having visited The Cloisters. I loved the historic information about many of the items they have at the museum. I am so lucky that I have been able to visit this museum each of the three times I have been in New York City. The book has great photographs of some of the items on display. My favorite part of The Cloisters are the Unicorn Tapestries, but I do love all of the medieval art there. After re ...more
Such a beautiful book. It brings back memories of sitting quietly in the courtyard of The Cloisters. It was so peaceful and beautiful that when the bird pooped on the shoulder of my black blouse, I just laughed. That's peaceful! ...more
Aug 18, 2011 Sheherazahde rated it really liked it · review of another edition
A detailed photographic guide to The Cloisters with floor plans and description of the history of the exhibits. It's like having a tour guide walk you through the building. ...more
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