A history of European picture frames
Paul Mitchell Ltd., in Association with Merrell Holberton, 1996 - Art - 136 pages
A scholarly survey documenting frame styles and their original context overhe past eight centuries. Material is organized by nationality and period,ith 56 diagrams in the form of framemakers' pattern books interspersed with8 plates of framed paintings. Components are drawn directly from photog
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