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Fantastic Ornament, Series Two: 118 Designs and Motifs (Dover Pictorial Archives)

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Abounding in cherubs, nymphs, soldiers, kings, dragons, and other flamboyant motifs, this compilation of ornamental designs was originally published in Paris during the 1840s. The extravagant images are based on a wide variety of historical examples that date back as far as the 1500s and include imaginative renderings by Watteau and Dürer. Created as embellishments for walls, arms and armor, and everyday objects, these designs remain eminently useful for graphic and decorative purposes.

Professional and amateur artists and designers as well as cardmakers and scrapbookers will find this compilation a practical resource of versatile and royalty-free art. This volume is the successor to Dover Publications' Fantastic Ornament, another modern reprint of a rare nineteenth-century publication.

Synopsis:

Engraved in the 19th century, these flamboyant ornamental designs are based on a wide variety of historical examples, dating back as far as the 1500s and including images by Watteau and Dürer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486491219
Author:
Hauser, A
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Hauser, A.
Subject:
ornamental designs
Subject:
Baroque designs
Subject:
European ornament
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in

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