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Description - Art Nouveau Ironwork of Austria and Hungary by Frederico Santi

The streets of Budapest, Hungary, and Vienna, Austria, are rich in masterpieces of Art Nouveau ironwork. Around nearly every corner of the residential districts and business hubs of these great cities, architectural treasures wait to be appreciated by the discerning eye. 500 vivid photos show the many, varied interpretations of Art Nouveau forms used in balustrades and balconies, lanterns and gates, doorways, elevator door facades, and more. This book will inspire many to make new travel plans and will delight everyone with a passion for beautiful decorative ironwork. Explanations of the settings discuss the details and decorative motifs associated with the various ironwork objects illustrated, and detailed photographs enhance the reader's understanding and appreciation. A bibliography is included.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764324369
ISBN-10: 0764324365
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 239
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Frederico Santi

Federico Santi and John Gacher live in Newport, Rhode Island, where they operate their antique business, The Drawing Room. They are the authors of Zsolnay Ceramics: Collecting a Culture.