Between Luxury and the Everyday: Decorative Arts in Eighteenth-Century France

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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.

Product Details

Price
£23.50
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781405131681

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