Baroque and Rococo, by Bailey, Gauvin Alexander
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- ISBN: 9780714857428 | 0714857424
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/20/2012
An excellent introduction to the Baroque and Rococo period, examining the style in the art and architecture of Europe, Latin America and Asia from 15701780. Includes the finest examples of the era in architecture, sculpture, paintings, prints, drawings, ceramics, furniture and interior design, and sets the art in its cultural and historical context. Richly illustrated by more than 200 colour reproductions, with glossary, biographies, chronology, maps and a further reading list supporting the text. This expansive survey is a significant academic achievement and will be a vital resource for students and art historians, as well as readers with a general interest. A stimulating new addition to Phaidon's respected Art & Ideas series