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Paintings In Wood

Author : Yannick Chastang
ISBN : UOM:39015055075132
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Essential general survey for enthusiasts and specialist alike. Superb colour illustrations. Will provide many insights to the neglected area of art history
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French Marquetry Furniture

Author : Yannick Chastang
ISBN : 0900785918
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Published to accompany the exhibition held 4 Oct.- 31 Dec. 2001 at the Wallace Collection.
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John Channon And Brass Inlaid Furniture 1730 1760

Author : Christopher Gilbert
ISBN : 0300058128
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A reinvestigation of brass inlaid furniture made between 1730-1760, usually attributed to the Channon workshop. Research indicates that there were five London cabinet makers specializing in this furniture. This is the catalogue for an exhibition in Leeds on 22nd September 1993 and later in London.
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French Furniture And Gilt Bronzes

Author : J. Paul Getty Museum
ISBN : 0892368748
Genre : Art
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"Each object is described and analyzed in terms of its provenance and published history, as well as its construction, materials, and conservation. With its painstaking attention to detail, this volume is the definitive catalogue of the Getty Museum's collection of French Baroque furniture and will be of interest to scholars, conservators, and all students of French decorative arts."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Art

A Marquetry Odyssey

Author : Silas Kopf
ISBN : 1555952879
Genre : Design
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An understanding of how an object is made can illuminate its aesthetic appreciation. Kopf is an expert in the craft of marquetry and he gives an in-depth look at how marquetry and inlay have been made and used on furniture from ancient Egypt to modern ti
Category: Design

The Grove Encyclopedia Of Materials And Techniques In Art

Author : Gerald W. R. Ward
ISBN : 9780195313918
Genre : Art
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Provides over 1400 articles that deal with materials and techniques in art from ancient times to the present, including such media as ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, works on paper, textiles, video, and computer art.
Category: Art

French Furniture

Author : Carle Dreyfus
ISBN : UCBK:C056114694
Genre : Furniture
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Category: Furniture

French Furniture Makers

Author : Alexandre Pradère
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031224038
Genre : Design
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The eighteenth century in France saw the production of the world's most spectacular furniture. Curiously, there has been no major illustrated reference book for the general reader on this subject in over twenty-five years. This important new book fills that gap. An extensive introduction explains the organization and historical background of furniture makers of the period, traces the evolution of taste and style, and explores the roles of both architects and designers. The author concludes with a study of contemporary dealers and public auctions at the end of the eighteenth century. French Furniture Makers is illustrated with nearly 500 photographs, and includes a glossary of techical terms and a list of makers' marks reproduced to their actual size.
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Encyclopedia Of Furniture Making

Author : Ernest Joyce
ISBN : 0806971428
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An illustrated reference guide to furniture making, including material characteristics and properties, necessary equipment, techniques, and tips on component construction, veneering, marquetry and inlaying.
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French Furniture Of The Eighteenth Century

Author : Pierre Verlet
ISBN : UOM:39015022238524
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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The late Pierre Verlet, conservateur en chef du Departement des Objets d'Art at the Louvre, was the unquestioned expert on pre-Revolutionary French decorative arts. His definitive book French Furniture of the 18th Century (Les Meubles Francais du XVIIIe Siecle) has now been translated into English for the first time by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel, noted specialist in 18th century French furniture and former student of Verlet. The book contains a vast amount of information on the art of furniture in 18th century France. It examines the tools and techniques used in furniture making during that period; defines the various types of furniture developed; explores the organisation of the furniture industry, the working of the guilds and the relationships among makers, dealers, and clients; lists the outstanding makers and reproduces their marks; and discusses the market, restoration, forgeries, and the growth of public collections. Since the book was first published in 1955, previously unknown pieces of furniture have been discovered, and new documents and analyses have been taken into account in this augmented text.The book is enhanced by 16 pages of full colour and 174 black-and-white illustrations. The illustrations range broadly to allow for the juxtaposition of elegant and simple furniture and to include a variety of types, forms and decorations. This book is a valuable research tool for all curators, collectors, dealers, and art historians.
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