Between Luxury and the Everyday (Heftet)

Decorative Arts in Eighteenth-Century France

Serie: Art History Special Issues 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Art History Special Issues
ISBN/EAN: 9781405131681
Omtale: Between Luxury and the Everyday
This collection brings together studies on the French decorative arts in the eighteenth century, extending from bookbinding, typography and engraving to those related specifically to the domestic interior: porcelain, upholstery and furniture. * A collection of studies on the French decorative arts in the eighteenth century. * Covers an extensive range of subjects from bookbinding, typography and engraving to porcelain, upholstery and furniture. * Demonstrates how the advancement of knowledge in porcelain and loom technology resulted in new luxury goods to the glory of Absolutism. * Looks at how Revolution demanded that political change be reflected in the details of everyday life, such as dress and furniture.

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