Titolo: Wallpaper: A History of Style and Trends
Casa editrice: Flammarion
Condizione libro: Good
2080301098 Bumped and creased book with tears to the extremities, but not affecting the text block and a remainder mark to one edge - Good. Codice inventario libreria Z2080301098Z3
Riassunto: Wallpaper was initially used as an affordable substitute for lavish coverings, such as frescoes, tapestries, leathers, or hangings. Its current form debuted in sixteenth-century England, and its popularity took off at the end of the eighteenth century following advances in reproduction techniques. Wallpaper transformed the world of interiors, offering depth and perspective, creating the illusion of panoramic vistas, and incorporating narrative sequences, collections of engravings, or brief morality or history lessons. It eventually developed into the wide range of styles that have marked four centuries of decorative art, from Raphael to conceptual art, and from frescoes to photography. This stunning contribution to wallpaper?s current revival offers a comprehensive review of a savoir faire that continues to thrive.
L'autore: Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz?an antiques dealer specializing in the decorative arts?has studied the history of artisanal wallpapers for twenty years, establishing herself as a renowned expert in this little-explored area. She divides her time between Paris and New York.
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