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 19th Century Geographically Diverse, The Book Covers Ornamentation From Asia And Africa As Well As Europe And The Americas Originally Published In The 19th 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 1869 Through 1887 Saw A Renewed Interest In Classicism And The Decorative Arts And Racinet S Work Was Certainly Influential With 220 Color Plates Comprising Over 1500 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 1 Plate Egyptian Ornament 5 Plates Assyrian Ornament 1 Plate Ancient Greek Ornament 3 Plates Etruscan Ornament 1 Plate Pompeii 3 Plates Ancient Chinese Ornament 6 Plates Ancient Chinese Japanese Ornament 3 Plates Ancient Japanese Ornament 9 Plates Ancient Indian Ornament 5 Plates Indo Persian Ornament 8 Plates Persian Ornament 13 Plates Arabic Ornament 6 Plates Moorish Ornament 3 Plates Ottoman Empire 1 Plate Byzantine Ornament 10 Plates Medieval Ornament 35 Plates Ancient Russian Ornament 8 Plates Armenian Ornament 1 Plate Renaissance And 16th Century 52 Plates 17th Century 24 Plates 18th Century 20 Plates 19th Century 2 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
- 26 December 2019 Auguste Racinet