Dresser's Victorian Ornamentation

Dresser's Victorian Ornamentation
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Publisher : Courier Corporation
Total Pages : 66
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ISBN-10 : 9780486154145
ISBN-13 : 0486154149
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Book Synopsis Dresser's Victorian Ornamentation by : Christopher Dresser

Download or read book Dresser's Victorian Ornamentation written by Christopher Dresser and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 2013-01-30 with total page 66 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Borders in the style of medieval manuscripts, patterns based on Greek and Persian pottery, designs adapted from Venetian lace—this unique sourcebook abounds in splendid original ornaments. Its gorgeous black-and-white drawings include such diverse influences as German Gothic, Japanese, Arabic, Indian, Celtic, and ancient Roman art. A pioneer of modern design, Christopher Dresser (1834–1904) was one of the Victorian era's most important and influential stylists, whose works are eagerly sought by artists and craftspeople. A botanist by training, Dresser was particularly skilled in the execution of floral motifs. This versatile collection of his designs can be easily adapted to art and craft projects, textiles, interior decoration, wall hangings, lacework, carvings, and much more.


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