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Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Anca I. Lasc

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book analyzes the early stages of the interior design profession as articulated within the circles involved in the decoration of the private home in the second half of nineteenth-century France. ... More


Building reputations: Architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

Conor Lucey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119940
eISBN:
9781526138699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119940.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book advances an innovative look at a well known, if arguably often misunderstood, historic building typology: the eighteenth-century brick terraced (or row) house. Created for the upper tier of ... More


Private home, artistic stage: the circulation and display of interior dreamscapes

Anca I. Lasc

in Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Pierre-Luc Cicéri, chief decorator at the Paris Opéra, also established a career as interior decorator and educator of students that treated interior spaces as three-dimensional images and artworks ... More


Epilogue: The presentness of historicism: the Musée centennal du mobilier et de la décoration and the legacy of proto-interior designers

Anca I. Lasc

in Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Epilogue charts the career of Georges Rémon, artistic grandchild of Pierre-Luc Cicéri. Rémon was an inventor of interior designs that took the historicist, themed aesthetic to a new level. ... More


Decorating houses: style, taste and the business of decoration

Conor Lucey

in Building reputations: Architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119940
eISBN:
9781526138699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119940.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Reflecting on the separation of house building and house decorating in the historiography of the eighteenth-century town house, this chapter explores the role of the building artisan in determining ... More


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