Gallery of Late-Seventeenth-Century Costume: 100 Engravings

Gallery of Late-Seventeenth-Century Costume: 100 Engravings

by Caspar Luyken
     
 

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This volume reprints the celebrated collection of costume plates created in 1694 by noted 17th-century Dutch engraver Caspar Luyken. Executed with remarkable finesse, the superb illustrations depict a wide range of social classes: royalty, courtesans, merchants, laborers, military officers, ladies, gentlemen, soldiers, and a host of other figures representing varied

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This volume reprints the celebrated collection of costume plates created in 1694 by noted 17th-century Dutch engraver Caspar Luyken. Executed with remarkable finesse, the superb illustrations depict a wide range of social classes: royalty, courtesans, merchants, laborers, military officers, ladies, gentlemen, soldiers, and a host of other figures representing varied races and countries. (A number of the subjects were drawn in their everyday milieu.) Among the many craftworkers and professionals depicted are a carpenter, mason, tailor, wickerworker, grocer, butcher, astrologer, physician, painter, and musician. This important book will fascinate anyone interested in clothing styles of another era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486168401
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/21/2013
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
File size:
33 MB
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