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Chosen from among thousands of images in a massive three-volume set, this spectacular treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early nineteenth century. From every corner of the globe and from every age, the most striking achievements in the decorative arts are displayed in 835 full-color, royalty-free illustrations.

Conveniently arranged by period are an array of ornamentals adapted from artwork on walls, ceilings, manuscripts, tapestries, and other decorative elementsand#151;from ornate carvings on Egyptian columns and striking frescoes on Etruscan walls to dazzling Roman and Byzantine marble mosaics and lavish German book ornamentation and stained glass designs. All images are identified by brief captions.

A magnificent addition to any art lover's library, this multipurpose reference will be invaluable to artists and designers alike.

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This treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early 19th century. Arranged by period and#151;and#160;Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, and other eras. Also brief identifying captions. 75 plates.

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This treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early 19th century. Arranged by period — Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, and other eras. Also brief identifying captions. 75 plates.

Synopsis:

Chosen from among thousands of images in a massive three-volume set, this treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early nineteenth century. Conveniently arranged by period--Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, and other eras--these sumptuous designs feature brief identifying captions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486445601
Author:
Speltz, Alexander
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
General
Subject:
classic design treasury
Subject:
Renaissance clip art
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Pictorial Archive Series
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
835 on 75 plates
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.71 lb

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This treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early 19th century. Arranged by period and#151;and#160;Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, and other eras. Also brief identifying captions. 75 plates.
"Synopsis" by ,
This treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early 19th century. Arranged by period — Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, and other eras. Also brief identifying captions. 75 plates.
"Synopsis" by ,
Chosen from among thousands of images in a massive three-volume set, this treasury offers the best and most beautiful ornaments from prehistory to the early nineteenth century. Conveniently arranged by period--Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, and other eras--these sumptuous designs feature brief identifying captions.

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