Год издания: 1988
Издатель: Dover Publications
Количество страниц: 48
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The intricate designs of illuminated manuscripts - among the most beautiful art ever created - were often adapted and reproduced as chromolithograph borders by Victorian artists. Inspired by the delicate age-old motifs, artists of the stature of Owen Jones created elaborate ornamental devices that graced the pages of books, periodicals and journals with their richly detailed patterns. Now many of these exquisite designs and textures are available to today's graphic artists in this modestly priced, copyright-free collection. Carefully selected by Carol Belanger Grafton from rare 19th-century volumes and painstakingly reproduced in full glowing color, the 48 plates in this magnificent sourcebook include lovely arrangements of leafy vines and tendrils, florals, interlacings, spirals, human figures, animals and mythical creatures, as well as realistic and abstract patterns. A number of borders reveal a Medieval and Renaissance influence - others, an Oriental and even modern touch. ...