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The Decorative Arts: Sculptures, Enamels, Maiolicas and Tapestries

Title: The Decorative Arts: Sculptures, Enamels, May olicas and Tapestries
Authors: Collective
Publisher: Cinq Continents
Theme: Art history
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Dimension: 25 x 25 cm
Language: English 
Release date: February 2021
ISBN: 9788874399413

Summary:

Aesthetic seduction, superb workmanship, and historical interest are the three central themes in the collection of Fondation Gandur pour l'Art (Geneva), created in 2010 and still expanding. The aim of this first volume is to catalog the works in the collection, whose decorative aspects are every bit as important as their narrative content. The works are for the most part sculptures - statuettes and ornamental reliefs - although two-dimensional decorations depicting figurative scenes associated with classical antiquity or Christianity are no less important.

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