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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain.

WEBER, Susan:

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ISBN 10: 0300196180 / ISBN 13: 9780300196184
Editorial: New Haven & London: Published for Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, New York, by Yale University Press, 2013., 2013
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Frontispiece, xiv, 688 pp, 1 leaf; 624 color illus.; b&w illus. Original linen-backed laminated boards, large 4to. Near Fine. New price: US$85.00. 'The most versatile British designer of the 18th century, William Kent (1685–1748) created a style for a new nation and monarchy. The scope of his achievements encompasses architecture, palatial interiors, elaborate gardens, and exquisite furniture. Among his creative innovations are bold combinations of elements from Palladian, rococo, and gothic design, anticipating the intermingling of architectural styles we see today. William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain is the first comprehensive exploration of this important designer and his extraordinary creations. An international team of the foremost experts in the field examines the entire spectrum of Kent's oeuvre, including the interiors at Kensington Palace and Houghton Hall. Essays illuminate issues about the authorship of Kent's furniture and metalwork, situate his contributions in relation to architectural discourse, and classify the characteristics of his designs. Copiously illustrated, including many stunning new photographs, this handsome volume celebrates the work and career of one of the most influential figures in the history of architecture and design' (Yale University Press Web site). N° de ref. de la librería 23215

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Título: William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain.

Editorial: New Haven & London: Published for Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, New York, by Yale University Press, 2013.

Año de publicación: 2013

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: 1st Edition

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The most versatile British designer of the 18th century, William Kent (1685–1748) created a style for a new nation and monarchy. The scope of his achievements encompasses architecture, palatial interiors, elaborate gardens, and exquisite furniture. Among his creative innovations are bold combinations of elements from Palladian, rococo, and gothic design, anticipating the intermingling of architectural styles we see today.  William Kent:Designing Georgian Britain is the first comprehensive exploration of this important designer and his extraordinary creations.

An international team of the foremost experts in the field examines the entire spectrum of Kent’s oeuvre, including the interiors at Kensington Palace and Houghton Hall. Essays illuminate issues about the authorship of Kent’s furniture and metalwork, situate his contributions in relation to architectural discourse, and classify the characteristics of his designs. Copiously illustrated, including many stunning new photographs, this handsome volume celebrates the work and career of one of the most influential figures in the history of architecture and design.

 

About the Author:

Susan Weber is founder and director of the Bard Graduate Center.


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