Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Ornament

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Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Ornament
This dazzling collection of more than 1,500 illustrations--most in full color--is one of the great anthologies of historic ornament and design, on a par with Owen Jones's Grammar of Ornament and Racinet's Historic Ornament. Permission-free images, arranged chronologically, the designs range from Roman architecture and sculpture, Byzantine embroidery, and illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages; to Italian glass painting, pottery, and French tapestries from the Renaissance; and mosaic floors, painted plasterwork, and metal ornaments from later periods.

Illustrations: 1500
Author: Dolmetsch
Size: Large Format
Format: Book
Copyright: Permission Free
Dispatch: Usually ships: same day.
ISBN 13: 9780486428345


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