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Language: en
Pages: 70
Authors: Joseph Aronson
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-26 - Publisher: Read Books Ltd

This book contains a treatise on French furniture from the renaissance to the Empire style. A fascinating book full of detailed photographs and interesting information, this text will greatly to appeal to anyone with an interest in French furniture and is sure to be of considerable value to collectors of
Empire Style
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Bernard Chevallier
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Gardners Books

Empire Style
Language: en
Pages: 79
Authors: Fran├žois Baudot
Categories: Art, French
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

The empire of the Empire style was that of Napoleon, and the style was deliberately created to legitimize and glorify his rule. Sober forms drawn from Ancient Greece and Rome, and for the first time from Egypt, were enriched with gilding and sumptuous silks; new furniture shapes were invented. From
What Style Is It?
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: John C. Poppeliers, S. Allen Chambers, Jr.
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-06 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture, distinguished by special characteristics of structure and ornament. This revised edition of What Style Is It? includes new sections on Neoclassical, Romanesque and Rustic Styles. It also provides more examples of how pure styles vary by geographic region across the
American Architecture: 1860-1976
Language: en
Pages: 433
Authors: Marcus Whiffen, Frederick Koeper
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: MIT Press

The second volume of a guide comprehensive guide to American Architecture, covering developments between the years 1860 and 1976.