This Amazing Compilation Of Decorative Motifs From Around The World Is Unparalleled In Its Range Of Coverage With Examples From Early Greek, Roman And Egyptian Designs Through Those Of The Th Century Geographically Diverse, The Book Covers Ornamentation From Asia And Africa As Well As Europe And The Americas Originally Published In The Th Century In Two Volumes, This Work By Auguste Racinet Was An Invaluable Resource To Artists, Designers And Architects When It Was First Published And Continues To Be So Today The Period When Racinet S Volumes Were Being Published For The First Time Through Saw A Renewed Interest In Classicism And The Decorative Arts And Racinet S Work Was Certainly Influential With Color Plates Comprising Over Decorative Motifs Derived From Illuminated Manuscripts, Jewelry, Tiles, Weaponry, Wall Painting And Other Sources, The Book Is Not Only Inspirational, But Also Serves As Both A Visual Reference Of The Motifs And An Insight Into The Aesthetics Of Different Cultures And Periods We Are Pleased To Offer This Opulent And Beautifully Colorful Title In A Combined Single Volume A Book That Every Graphic Designer, Architect, Fashion Designer Or Artist Must Have, It Will Also Appeal To Those Interested In Aesthetics And Visual Culture Contents Ornament Of The Americas, Africa Oceania Plate Egyptian Ornament Plates Assyrian Ornament Plate Ancient Greek Ornament Plates Etruscan Ornament Plate Pompeii Plates Ancient Chinese Ornament Plates Ancient Chinese Japanese Ornament Plates Ancient Japanese Ornament Plates Ancient Indian Ornament Plates Indo Persian Ornament Plates Persian Ornament Plates Arabic Ornament Plates Moorish Ornament Plates Ottoman Empire Plate Byzantine Ornament Plates Medieval Ornament Plates Ancient Russian Ornament Plates Armenian Ornament Plate Renaissance And Th Century Plates Th Century Plates Th Century Plates Th Century Plates
Albert Charles Auguste Racinet July 20, 1825 Paris, October 29, 1893 Montfort l Amaury was a French costume scientist, illustrator, painter and author of several to this day repeatedly reprinted costume and ornament history works.
- 512 pages
- The World Ornament Sourcebook
- Auguste Racinet
- 06 February 2018 Auguste Racinet