Between Luxury and the Everyday
Decorative Arts in Eighteenth-Century France
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Between Luxury and the Everyday by Katie Scott
Book DescriptionThis collection brings together studies on the French decorative arts in the eighteenth century, extending from bookbinding, typography and engraving to those related specifically to the domestic interior: porcelain, upholstery and furniture. * A collection of studies on the French decorative arts in the eighteenth century. * Covers an extensive range of subjects from bookbinding, typography and engraving to porcelain, upholstery and furniture. * Demonstrates how the advancement of knowledge in porcelain and loom technology resulted in new luxury goods to the glory of Absolutism. * Looks at how Revolution demanded that political change be reflected in the details of everyday life, such as dress and furniture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405131681
(246mm x 173mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Katie Scott
Katie Scott is Reader at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Deborah Cherry teaches at University of the Arts, London and is editor of Art History.
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