1,100 Designs and Motifs from Historical Sources

1,100 Designs and Motifs from Historical Sources

ISBN 13:  9780486287300

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Author  John Leighton
Format  Paperback
No. of Pages  144
Brand:  Dover Publications

A classic and well known source book for the decorative arts in the Victorian period - this selection covers a wide range of sources including tribal designs, Assyrian, Roman, Greek, Egyptian, Moorish, Persian, and Japanese decoration, metal work and geometric motifs, Byzantine art, In total there are hundreds of themes, images and styles, which would have decorated buildings throughout the ancient world.
Renaissance, blazonry/heraldry, rebuses, badges, animal designs, florals, figures and yet more decoration and motifs follow.

Illustrations: 1118 designs and motifs
Size: 229 x 305mm
Copyright: Permission Free
ISBN 10: 0486287300

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