Decorative Arts

The Grammar of Ornament: A Visual Reference of Form and Colour in Architecture and the Decorative Arts

The Grammar of Ornament: A Visual Reference of Form and Colour in Architecture and the Decorative Arts by Owen Jones
2016 | ISBN: 0691172064 | English | 496 pages | EPUB | 390 MB
The Grammar of Ornament: A Visual Reference of Form and Colour in Architecture and the Decorative Arts

The Grammar of Ornament: A Visual Reference of Form and Colour in Architecture and the Decorative Arts by Owen Jones
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0691172064 | 496 pages | PDF | 312 MB

Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Decorative Arts  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at March 28, 2014
Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Decorative Arts

Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Decorative Arts
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 1997 | ISBN: See List Under Cut | Multilingual | PDF | 128 pages | 16-42 Mb
English/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish

This beautifully illustrated work brings together more than one hundred objects from the J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection of European decorative arts. Included here is a generous selection of French and Italian furniture from the mid-sixteenth to the early nineteenth century. Masterpieces by André-Charles Boulle, Bernard (II) van Risenburgh, and others reveal the virtuoso craftsmanship that makes these objects such compelling examples of the furniture maker’s art. …
Gillian Wilson, Catherine Hess, "Summary Catalogue of European Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum"

Gillian Wilson, Catherine Hess, "Summary Catalogue of European Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 2002 | ISBN: 089236632X | English | PDF | 320 pages | 26.7 Mb

J. Paul Getty had a passion for the exquisitely made furniture and decorative objects of eighteenth-century France, which he began collecting in the 1930s. Gillian Wilson, curator of decorative arts since 1971, has broadened and strengthened the collection, adding Boulle furniture, mounted oriental porcelain, tapestries, clocks, ceramics, and more. In the 1980s and 1990s the Museum continued to enlarge its decorative arts holdings, creating a European sculpture department in 1984 and adding glass, maiolica, goldsmiths’ work, pietre dure, and furniture from Italy and Northern Europe. …
Charissa Bremer-David and al., "Decorative Arts: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue"

Charissa Bremer-David and al., "Decorative Arts: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 1993 | ISBN: 0892362219 | English | PDF | 308 pages | 22.45 Mb

This volume includes concise, illustrated entries on the more than 450 examples of furniture, porcelain, and silver from the Museum’s collection. New to this expanded edition are sections devoted to maiolica and glass. An index of previous owners and updated bibliographies are of particular help to the scholar.

Gillian Wilson, "Selections from the Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at March 24, 2014
Gillian Wilson, "Selections from the Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum"

Gillian Wilson, "Selections from the Decorative Arts in the J. Paul Getty Museum"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 1983 | ISBN: 089236050X | English | PDF | 116 pages | 11.62 Mb

J. Paul Getty began to collect French decorative arts in the 1930s and continued to do so until his death in 1976. The Museum’s collection has continued to grow since then at a rapid pace and contains over three hundred individual pieces at the time this book is published. This volume illustrates fifty of them. The selection represents a cross section of the collection, which covers the period from approximately 1660 to 1800. …

Decorative Arts: Style and Design from Classical to Contemporary  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by zxcvbn at Nov. 14, 2013
Decorative Arts: Style and Design from Classical to Contemporary

Decorative Arts: Style and Design from Classical to Contemporary
Judith Miller | 2006 | True PDF | ISBN: 1405312904 | 442 pages | 103 Mb
Highlights of the Untermyer Collection of English and Continental Decorative Arts

Highlights of the Untermyer Collection of English and Continental Decorative Arts
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art | 1977 | ISBN: 0870991698 | English | PDF | 216 pages | 23.78 Mb

For his munificence and his devotion to the Metropolitan Museum and its collections, Judge Untermyer will be remembered as one of the institution's greatest benefactors. …
How to Start a Faux Painting or Mural Business: A Guide to Making Money in the Decorative Arts (Repost)

How to Start a Faux Painting or Mural Business: A Guide to Making Money in the Decorative Arts
Publisher: Allworth Press | ISBN: 1581153090 | edition 2003 | PDF | 209 pages | 14,5 mb

The complete how-to guide for turning faux, mural, and decorative painting skills into a viable, home-based career! Covering everything from the fundamentals of buying supplies to coping with the growing pains of a successful business, this essential sourcebook provides a wealth of tested tips and techniques on such crucial topics as getting referrals, buying insurance, building a portfolio, dealing with supply stores, evaluating job sites, negotiating prices, interviewing clients, and much more!

The Decorative Arts of the Mariner  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bakerman at Aug. 25, 2016
The Decorative Arts of the Mariner

The Decorative Arts of the Mariner
Little, Brown and Company | 1966 | ISBN: N/A | English | 312 pages | PDF | 62 MB