Gallery of Late-Seventeenth-Century Costume: 100 Engravings by Caspar Luyken, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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

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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:
9780486429861
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive Ser.
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
9.32(w) x 12.18(h) x 0.30(d)

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