Masterpieces of European Furniture from the 15th to Early 20th CenturiesRegular price £59.95
The catalogue of European furniture from the Hermitage Museum's collection.
For the first time in English translation The State Hermitage presents Masterpieces of European Furniture of the 15th to Early 20th Centuries, devoted to the museums collection of Western European furniture. One hundred items have been selected, beginning with early examples from the 15th century. The Renaissance era is illustrated by a collection of Italian cassoni. Pieces from the 17th and 18th centuries make it possible to show the role played by furniture-making in France, the country that set the fashion in the artistic crafts. The 19th century was marked by a succession of styles that are exemplified by furniture from a variety of countries, makers and firms.
- Author: Tamara Rapppe
- Hardcover: 296 pages
- Date published: April 2021
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-5935727123
- Product Dimensions: 30.3 x 24.7 cm