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Fantastic Gothic and Renaissance Ornamentby Rudolf Berliner
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An Archive of Spectacular Images
Spotlighting Pivotal Designs in the History of Western Art
Dancing beasts of myth and legend, thick foliage that appears to live and breathe, reclining figures engulfed by symbols of fateand#151;this magnificent compendium of 15th- and 18th-century embellishments offers up a dizzying array of Gothic and Renaissance designs steeped in religion and fantasy. A marvel of art history, 127 exquisitely rendered black-and-white illustrations will thrill students and art aficionados, and serve as a rich source of inspiration for anyone working in the fine or applied arts.
Beasts of myth and legend, writhing foliage, dancing symbols of fate and#151;and#160;this spectacular compendium of 15th- and 18th-century designs features 127 black-and-white illustrations from the far corners of the imagination.
Dancing beasts of myth and legend, thick foliage that appears to live and breathe, reclining figures engulfed by symbols of fate — this spectacular compendium of 15th- and 18th-century decorative elements offers up a dizzying array of designs steeped in fantasy. A marvel of history and art! 127 black-and-white illustrations.
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