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Historic Ornament and Design in Full Color: From Antiquity to the Renaissance (Dover Pictorial Archive)

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This colorful compendium of 512 religious, architectural, and ornamental images encompasses the abundant variety of the ancient world. Painstakingly reproduced from a very rare early-twentieth-century source, it features artwork from:

Egypt

Rome

Greece

China

Japan

Persia

... plus ornaments from Byzantine, Arabic, Gothic, and other exotic cultures and remote eras. Designers and graphic artists will find this inexpensive volume a valuable resource of distinctive decorations.

Synopsis:

Egyptian, Roman, Byzantine, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Arabic, Gothic, and more — this colorful compendium of 512 religious, architectural, and ornamental images encompasses the abundant variety of the ancient world. Painstakingly reproduced from a rare early-20th-century source, it offers designers and graphic artists an inexpensive but valuable selection of descriptions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486452753
Author:
Ferrari, Giulio
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
Themes, motives
Subject:
Pictorial
Subject:
General
Subject:
Decoration and ornament -- Themes, motives.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
20061231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.52 pd

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Egyptian, Roman, Byzantine, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Arabic, Gothic, and more — this colorful compendium of 512 religious, architectural, and ornamental images encompasses the abundant variety of the ancient world. Painstakingly reproduced from a rare early-20th-century source, it offers designers and graphic artists an inexpensive but valuable selection of descriptions.
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