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Plants and Their Application to Ornament: A Nineteenth-Century Design Primer

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Elegant botanical illustrations from the classic 1897 design book Plants and Their Application to Ornament arereproduced in this lavish collection. Sure to delight artists, designers, and fans of the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau styles, this gorgeous volume features flowering plants depicted as realistic natural history-style illustrations and stylized images demonstrating plant-based design motifs used on textiles, wallpapers, and more. Published in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this deluxe edition presents an important art history artifact, a useful design reference, and a lovely and ornamental objet d'art.

About the Author

Eugène Grasset (1841-1917) was a Paris-based graphic designer, author, and teacher.

David Becker is a research fellow in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811861458
Author:
Grasset, Eugene
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Introduction by:
Becker, David P.
Introduction:
Becker, David P.
Foreword:
Becker, David P.
Author:
Becker, David P.
Author:
Grasset, Eugne
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
Plant forms
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
General
Subject:
Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
12
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 x 1.5 in 0.71 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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