Fantastic Gothic and Renaissance Ornament
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Fantastic Gothic and Renaissance Ornament

by 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 fate—this magnificent compendium of 15th- and 18th-century embellishments offers up a dizzying array of Gothic and Renaissance designs

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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 fate—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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486460178
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
04/21/2008
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive Series
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
1,063,669
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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