Detailed drawings of historical scenes and figures showing period costume. Nearly one thousand individual figures and their accessories, as finely and drawn researched by the early Twentieth Century collector Frederick Stibbert. The figures are superbly accurate, with close attention paid to the intricate costume details. A wide historical period is covered, from the 1st century to the 18th Centuries, covering many European countries, from French monarchs, Roman emperors, Scottish kings, English jousting knights, the court of Versailles and much more.
Figures include: Courtiers, Popes, queens and kings, Moorish warriors from Spain, the knights of 15th century Italy, dress, footwear, armour, group scenes and individuals.
These elegant designs are ideal for many purposes, from the study of the history of costume to creating artwork for decoration, layouts and interiors. Large format paperback book lays open for easy reference - ideal to work from. Full captions with each image. Illustrations:
217 full plate drawings. Author:
235 x 310 mmCopyright:
Permission FreeISBN 10: