The Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory: Alexandre Brongniart and the Triumph of Art and Industry, 1800-1847

The Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory: Alexandre Brongniart and the Triumph of Art and Industry, 1800-1847

by Derek E. Ostergard
     
 
This book is the first in-depth study of the renowned porcelain works at Sèvres during its virtual rebirth under the 47-year direction of the scientist, teacher, and administrator Alexandre Brongniart. Some 110 working drawings from the Sèvres Archive are reproduced here for the first time in color. They celebrate the high skill of the artists whose work often

Overview

This book is the first in-depth study of the renowned porcelain works at Sèvres during its virtual rebirth under the 47-year direction of the scientist, teacher, and administrator Alexandre Brongniart. Some 110 working drawings from the Sèvres Archive are reproduced here for the first time in color. They celebrate the high skill of the artists whose work often documented contemporary events in France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300073386
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

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