Carpets in Paintings
Price: 45.00 USD
London: Publications Department, National Gallery, 1983. 56 pp. with 35 bw plates and 17 bw figures. Brochure laid in from the National Gallery exhibition of the same title. An excellent catalogue about carpets in paintings and how this aspect has long been used as a resource and aid for dating purposes. The actual exhibition combined paintings from the National Gallery's collections with surviving examples of the carpets pictured in the paintings. The bw plates show larger detail from the smaller but complete images of the bw illustrations. Includes a list of the plates, annotated. A unique catalogue! NF contents; fading to spine and a small bump to lower back corner.