Plants and Their Application to Ornament: A Nineteenth-Century Design Primer by Eugene GrassetPlants and Their Application to Ornament: A Nineteenth-Century Design Primer by Eugene Grasset

Plants and Their Application to Ornament: A Nineteenth-Century Design Primer

byEugene GrassetForeword byDavid P. Becker

Hardcover | January 26, 2008

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Elegant botanical illustrations from the classic 1897 design book Plants and Their Application to Ornament arereproduced in this lavish collection. Sure to delight artists, designers, and fans of the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau styles, this gorgeous volume features flowering plants depicted as realistic natural history-style illustrations and stylized images demonstrating plant-based design motifs used on textiles, wallpapers, and more. Published in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this deluxe edition presents an important art history artifact, a useful design reference, and a lovely and ornamental objet d'art.

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Eugene Grasset (1841-1917) was a Paris-based graphic designer, author, and teacher. David Becker is a research fellow in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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Title:Plants and Their Application to Ornament: A Nineteenth-Century Design PrimerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:104 pages, 13.25 × 11.25 × 0.75 inPublished:January 26, 2008Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811861457

ISBN - 13:9780811861458

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