"The Art of Biedermeier Viennese Art and Design 1815 - 1845" Hard Cover Book w/ DJ
For Biedermeier Lovers, this is a stunning must-have coffee table type book describing and illustrating many of the architectural, fashion and interior design elements that were important inspirations for the famous Biedermeier furniture. This book is in excellent condition measuring a significant 10X13" in a beautiful shade of green protected by a dust jacket showing a roomful of exquisite Biedermeier furniture and accessories.
Copyright 1900, written by Dominic R. Stone, edited & illustrated by Barbara Fuller and published by Chartwell Books, a division of Quintet Publishing Limited, this is an impressive volume of photographs and commentary about the era of furniture design known as "Biedermeier". This book is both entertaining to glance through as well as informative with a very complete reference index and chapters that are well organized and thoughtfully written. It tells the story in picture and word of the many aspects of life in the early 1800s which influenced the men and women responsible for the Biedermeier style. It is 128 pages and weighs 2 lb. 7oz.
This 10X13" volume is in excellent condition with no marks or tears. The dust jacket shows slight fading from age and some wear around the edges.
A fine reference book or a conversation starter for the coffee table this is a beautiful picture book sure to compliment your home or enhance your library. For those unfamiliar with the Biedermeier style this is a wonderful introduction with very easy reading full of beautiful color photographs sure to please you and your guests.