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Art of the Royal Court: Treasures in Pietre Dure from the Palaces of Europe

Art of the Royal Court Treasures in Pietre Dure from the Palaces of Europe This beautiful catalogue provides a comprehensive history of pietre dure a virtuoso form of hardstone carving that reached an artistic peak in Italy in the th century and subsequently spread throug

  • Title: Art of the Royal Court: Treasures in Pietre Dure from the Palaces of Europe
  • Author: Annamaria Giusti Wolfram Koeppe Ian Wardropper Rudolf Distelberger Florian Knothe Christina Acidini Detlef Heikamp Jutta Kappel
  • ISBN: 9780300136722
  • Page: 213
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This beautiful catalogue provides a comprehensive history of pietre dure, a virtuoso form of hardstone carving that reached an artistic peak in Italy in the 16th century and subsequently spread throughout Europe The demanding practice of pietre dure, first used in ancient times, enjoyed a spectacular revival in the Renaissance and Baroque periods By artistic cutting, semThis beautiful catalogue provides a comprehensive history of pietre dure, a virtuoso form of hardstone carving that reached an artistic peak in Italy in the 16th century and subsequently spread throughout Europe The demanding practice of pietre dure, first used in ancient times, enjoyed a spectacular revival in the Renaissance and Baroque periods By artistic cutting, semiprecious stones agate, lapis lazuli, chalcedony, and other colorful hardstones were fashioned into extravagantly designed luxury objects such as table tops, wall panels, cabinets, and ornate display vessels Both as objects of desire and as diplomatic gifts, these precious creations captivated the affluent societies of Europe Art of the Royal Court presents 150 masterpieces of pietre dure, many of which are further embellished with gold and silver mounts or decorated with exotic woods and other coveted materials.

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