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Baroque and rococo silks

Thornton, Peter

Baroque and rococo silks

by Thornton, Peter

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Peter Thornton.
The Physical Object
Pagination209p.,ill.,29cm
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20182678M

First Paper Edition. pp. Titles: sp. and frt. wrp. Illust. w/ b/w and colour photographs, engravings, architectural drawings. History of World Architecture series. Small vertical closed tear, crown edge frt. wrp. Interior leaves clean and tight. A history of European architecture of the Baroque and Rococo periods (). Western architecture - Western architecture - Baroque and Rococo: Baroque and late Baroque, or Rococo, are loosely defined terms, generally applied by common consent to European art of the period from the early 17th century to the midth century. Baroque was at first an undisguised term of abuse, probably derived from the Italian word barocco, which was a term used by philosophers during the.

The Rococo was really a continuation in a lighter, more graceful, vein of tendencies already established in the Baroque. Like the Baroque it was open, dynamic, and convoluted. Beyond that, it was asymmetrical and somewhat sketchy. Usually aristocratic in its patronage and realistic in appearance, the Rococo differed from the Baroque in that it was. Baroque and Rococò style members. ''L'arte è fantasia, eppure ciò che l'arte ha reso manifesto si ritrova ad esser servito come modello di.

This is a perfect introduction to the ideas behind Baroque and Rococo art with fleshed-out lists of artists and lots of big, pretty pictures. I wish there had been more in-depth analysis of the paintings or at least a conclusion at the end of the book, but still, it was great/5(2). Baroque and Rococo Architecture (Great Ages of the World Architecture) by Millon, Henry A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Introduction --The Centres of Silk-Weaving --Figured Silks-Their Sale and Their Use --The Silks of the Baroque Period --Bizarre Silks --The Early Silks of Naturalism --The 'Lace-Pattern' Silks --Naturalism Achieved --The Retreat from Naturalism --Furnishing Silks --Notes to the Plates --Bibliography --Index.

Responsibility: by Peter Thornton. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thornton, Peter. Baroque and rococo silks. New York, Taplinger Pub. [] (OCoLC) This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Rococo art.

Baroque and Rococo Silks Peter Thornton — Silk. Rococo Silks book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the Victoria and Albert Museum acquired an album containing desig /5.

First, because Baroque and Rococo were styles of courtly societies (whether religious or secular) the public of the new millennium, with its fairly consensual beliefs in a pluralist and meritocratic culture, may feel uncomfortable with the bombast and immodesty of these self-aggrandizing by: 2.

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A lighter fashion sense prevailed at the court of Louis XV, who favored Rococo styles of exquisite refinement. This magnificently rendered, scrupulously researched coloring book covers years of French styles. Its 45 full-page black-and-white illustrations feature a wide spectrum of fashions, depicting costumes of both the nobility and commoners/5(11).

Rococo is a period rather than a specific style. Often this 18th-century era is called "the Rococo," a time period roughly beginning with the death of France's Sun King, Louis XIV, until the French Revolution in It was France's Pre-Revolutionary time of growing secularism and continued growth of what became known as the bourgeoisie or middle class.

rococo (rəkō´kō, rō–), style in architecture, especially in interiors and the decorative arts, which originated in France and was widely used in Europe in the 18th term may be derived from the French words rocaille and coquille (rock and shell), natural forms prominent in the Italian baroque decorations of interiors and gardens.

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The first survey of the Baroque and Rococo periods to incorporate modern scholarship in an entertaining and accessible way. Organized thematically, rather than strictly by dates and countries, it looks at art through the context of the church, monarchy, and the establishment of the academies, and considers women artists and gender issues.4/5(3).

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Rococo (/ r ə ˈ k oʊ k oʊ /, also US: / ˌ r oʊ k ə ˈ k oʊ /), less commonly Roccoco or Late Baroque, is an exceptionally ornamental and theatrical style of architecture, art and decoration which combines asymmetry, scrolling curves, gilding, white and pastel colors, sculpted molding, and trompe l'oeil frescoes to create surprise and the illusion of motion and drama.

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