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eBook Biedermeier download

by Angus Wilkie

eBook Biedermeier download ISBN: 0789209055
Author: Angus Wilkie
Publisher: Abbeville Press; 2nd edition (September 1, 2006)
Language: English
Pages: 216
ePub: 1978 kb
Fb2: 1793 kb
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Category: Crafts and Home
Subcategory: Antiques and Collectibles

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Traces the historical background of the Biedermeier style of furniture that flourished in Germany and Austria between 1815 and 1848 and shows examples of furniture.

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Prized by the avant-garde and the haute bourgeoisie of central Europe in the nineteenth century, Biedermeier style is experiencing an unprecedented revival around the world today.

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Angus Wilkie traces the complex history of this forgotten era, giving a cultural background to the work itself. Providing an overview of the astonishing variety of furniture produced by local cabinetmakers from Germany to Scandinavia, this text showcases the candlesticks, secretaries, and spittoons crafted in rich fruitwoods and subtly decorated with ebony inlay and sunburst veneer.

Angus Wilkie traces the era's complex history, giving a broad cultural and social background to the work itself

Angus Wilkie traces the era's complex history, giving a broad cultural and social background to the work itself. Providing an overview of the astonishing variety of furniture produced by local cabinetmakers from Germany to Scandinavia, this text showcases candlesticks, secretaries, and spittoons crafted in rich fruitwoods and decorated with inlays and sunburst veneers. Biedermeier', with its revised introduction, serves as an unrivaled sourcebook for the furniture and décor of this period. Angus Wilkie traces the era's complex history, giving a broad cultural and social background to the work itself.

Angus Wilkie is a decorative arts specialist whose writing appears regularly in Elle Décor, House & Garden, The . After many years of undeserved neglect, Biedermeier furniture, painting, textiles, and decorative arts are enjoying renewed popularity

A graduate of Yale University, he is the author of Summer Places: Eastern Long Island and New England. After many years of undeserved neglect, Biedermeier furniture, painting, textiles, and decorative arts are enjoying renewed popularity.

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Prized by the avant-garde and the haute bourgeoisie of central Europe in the nineteenth century, Biedermeier style is experiencing an unprecedented revival around the world today. Biedermeier, with its newly updated introduction and expanded bibliography, serves as an unrivaled sourcebook for those who are interested in the furniture and decor of an era that has uncanny parallels with our own. Angus Wilkie traces the complex history of this forgotten era, giving a cultural background to the work itself. Providing an overview of the astonishing variety of furniture produced by local cabinetmakers from Germany to Scandinavia, this text showcases the candlesticks, secretaries, and spittoons crafted in rich fruitwoods and subtly decorated with ebony inlay and sunburst veneer. Over 160 specially commissioned color photographs - as well as watercolors of Biedermeier interiors, original textile designs, and original drawings of furniture and draperies - illustrate this book.