The Art of the Picture Frame: Artist, Patrons and the Framing of Portraits in Britain

By: Simon, Jacob

Price: £35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, wth very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and small repaired tear to top right edge of front cover of dustjacket. 224pp. Many colour illustrations. This book is a study of picture framing in Britain. It covers 500 years of painting, from the 16th century to the date of publication in 1996, following changes in fashion and technique, tracing links with wider European taste and making connections with other branches of the decorative arts.

Title: The Art of the Picture Frame: Artist, Patrons and the Framing of Portraits in Britain

Author Name: Simon, Jacob

Categories: Art History,

Publisher: London, The National Portrait Gallery: 1996

ISBN Number: 1855141728

ISBN Number 13: 9781855141728

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006103

Keywords: frames, framing,