3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornaments

3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornaments

by Blanche Cirker, Allainguillaume & Cie
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

An ideal sourcebook for artists and designers, this collection comprises a cornucopia of appealing royalty-free designs, illustrations, and embellishments, brought together from a rare catalog published by a note French typography foundry at the turn of the last century. More than 100 of the best plates from that catalog — containing over 3,200 clear,

See more details below

Overview

An ideal sourcebook for artists and designers, this collection comprises a cornucopia of appealing royalty-free designs, illustrations, and embellishments, brought together from a rare catalog published by a note French typography foundry at the turn of the last century. More than 100 of the best plates from that catalog — containing over 3,200 clear, detailed illustrations and covering an enormous range of subjects — have been painstakingly reproduced in this volume.
Among the eye-catching spot illustrations and motifs included here are fruits, flowers, plants, and trees; animals; playing cards; angels, saints, and religious motifs; musical instruments; carriages and sailing vessels; sporting events; household furnishings and equipment; hats, shoes, parasols, and other clothing items; military figures in full garb; and much more. Here also are ornamental borders, elaborate mortised cuts, banners, wreaths, and a host of other line are ideal for framing, embellishing, or calling attention to printed matter.
This comprehensive selection of charming cuts from a bygone era will provide artists and illustrators with a nearly inexhaustible supply of royalty-free graphics awash in period ambience — perfect for use in catalogs, brochures, newsletters, and a host of other artistic and print projects.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486417325
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/13/2001
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,372,047
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 12.19(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >