Documents de Decoration au XVIIIe Siecle: Peinture et Sculpture Decoratives - Tapisseries
Price: 94.50 USD
Paris: Librairie des Arts Decoratifs / A. Calavas, n.d. Burgundy library buckram. Title page, index, and 76 bw plates. In French. Oversize. Decoration materials in the eighteenth century: Decorative Painting and Sculpture - Tapestries. Various paintings and sculptures for interior decoration in the Louis XIV, Regency, Louis XV and Louis XVI styles, intended for use on walls, doorways, panels, etc. and as designs on tapestries. Included are landscapes, cherubs, florals, people, animals and more. Very intricate, elaborate designs of the period; lots of gilt, but all images are in bw. Good+ (Ex-library with expected marks. Perforation stamp on title page. All plates have accession stamp on reverse. First two and final pages have edge wear with paper tape repair. Otherwise clean and tight. General wear to exterior including bumped/worn lower cover).