Dancing beasts of myth and legend, thick foliage that appears to live and breathe, reclining figures engulfed by symbols of fate — this magnificent compendium of 15th- and 18th-century embellishments offers up a dizzying array of Gothic and Renaissance designs steeped in religion and fantasy. A marvel of art history, 127 exquisitely rendered black-and-white illustrations will thrill students and art aficionados, and serve as a rich source of inspiration for anyone working in the fine or applied arts.
Dover original selection from Ornamentale Vorlageblätter, Volumes 1 and 2, Klinkhardt & Biermann, Germany, 1925.
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|Dimensions||8 3/8 x 11|