Art and Antiques
Reduced price! L'oro di Venezia Expand

The Gold of Venice

Artioli Editore 1899



Clara Santini

84 pages

45 colour images

Size 21.8x21.8 cm


More details

12,00 €

tax incl.

20,00 € tax incl.

-8,00 €

Gold leaves as a decoration are symbols of opulence and splendour par excellence. Coating the soft, neatly-grooved wooden structures of furniture with gold leaves was a widespread method in the 18th-century Venice that was perfectly consistent with the aristocracy’s proud appearance.

 The wealth and the grandeur of the furnishings were enhanced by an abundance of gilding, which was sometimes brightened by the burin engraving of the bottom, sometimes modulated by burnishing or altered by precious alternating of shiny and opaque surfaces, as well as by changing shades.


Ottimo libro

Ottimo libro

    Write your review! !

    Write a review

    Bugatti. A legend of Italy

    di Daniele Buzzonetti

    320 pagine
    400 ill. a colori e b/n
    Formato: dimensioni cm 25,3x29,6
    Formato interno: cm 23,6x28,3
    Carta: matt
    Copertina: cartonata
    Rilegatura: brossura in filo refe


    This website uses cookies to enable it to be navigated efficiently, to analyse user visit statistics, and third party cookies to send you advertising messages consistent with your preferences.By closing this banner, continuing to navigate or entering any website element without changing cookie settings, you consent to use of cookies.

    Prodotto aggiunto correttamente