This 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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(246mm x 173mm x 13mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.