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English decorative plasterwork of the Renaissance

M. Jourdain

English decorative plasterwork of the Renaissance

by M. Jourdain

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M. Jourdain.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,258p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14566376M

Edward Ould uses plasterwork with great effect in a number of his buildings. Wightwick Manor in Staffordshire is richly textured with a ponderous, churchy exuberance of the late s, in its stained glass and tiles, wallpapers and textiles and panelling. Here Leonard A. Shuffrey was responsible for executing the ceilings and friezes, those in the dining room dating to the turn of the century.   Italian Renaissance Textile (International Design Library) Italian Church Decoration of the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance: Functions, Forms, and Regional Traditions (Villa Spelman Colloquia) English decorative plasterwork of the Renaissance, Decorative Ornaments and Alphabets of the Renaissance (Dover Pictorial Archive Series).

The Decorative Phterwork at. by JANE FENLON. Here is my Lord of Ormond's house, daintily seated on the river bank, which flows even to the walls of his house, which I went to see, and found in the outer court three or four haystacks, not far from the stable door; this court is paved. The French Renaissance combined elements of the Italian Renaissance with the Gothic and Mannerist elements that had been used before. The French Renaissance developed its own classical style that featured less emphasis on rule/proportion than in Italy and more inventiveness and surface richness.

HISTORY: English Periods study guide by CarsPascual includes 69 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. - I - Materials and their Uses - British Renaissance Plasterwork Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and .


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English decorative plasterwork of the Renaissance by M. Jourdain Download PDF EPUB FB2

The early Renaissance --The school of Inigo Jones and Webb --The Naturalistic school --The French influence of the early eighteenth century and the Palladian school --The mid-eighteenth century French influence (the Rococo).

Welcome to my web site which is devoted to British Renaissance plasterwork. Initially, it contains 'Decorative Plasterwork in City, Court and Country, '. This is the updated and corrected text of my thesis 'Plasterers and Plasterwork in City, Court and.

English Decoration and Furniture of the Early Renaissance An Account of its Development and Characteristic Forms by Jourdain, M. and a great selection of related books, English decorative plasterwork of the Renaissance book and collectibles available now at Most accounts of English decorative plasterwork take as their starting point the panels applied to the exterior of Nonsuch Palace in the early s.

This is to ignore the evidence of experimentation with plaster as a decorative medium in England before this date and leads to over-simplification in the account of subsequent developments. Decorative plasterwork of early seventeenth-century Scotland evolved differently from that being commissioned by English patrons, generally comprising of a ceiling divided by plaster ribs into highly compartmentalised geometric patterns.

1 Pendants of various dimensions were often placed at the intersections of the ribs and the compartments were filled with decorative motifs.

2 In essence Author: William Napier. Gapper, Claire, The London Plasterers' Company and Decorative Plasterwork in the 16th and early 17th Centuries, The Journal of the Building Limes Forum, Volume 9, pp Plaster is a versatile building material which can add dramatic grandeur or understated decorative finesse to interiors.

Our October UK edition considers the principle types of decorative plasterwork from Gypsum to Venetian plaster. Here, to complement that editorial, we look at some of the most commonly used interior details made in : Kerryn Harper-Cuss. The best preserved examples of plasterwork in the pre-Classical period are found in the monumental architecture of ancient Egypt dating from the 3 rd millennium BC.

Practical construction uses include the pyramids of Giza containing gypsum and lime mortars, the exteriors of which originally received smooth lime stucco. Ornamental plaster for cast ornament is simply a mixture of finely ground gypsum and water. The gypsum powder must be very fresh to interact properly with water and cure to a uniformly hard surface.

Once the plaster sets, the mould is removed. Additional cast pieces may then be applied to the base ornament as enrichments. Domestic Art in Renaissance Italy; English Embroidery of the Late Tudor and Stuart Eras; European Tapestry Production and Patronage, –; François Boucher (–) The Golden Age of French Furniture in the Eighteenth Century; The Grand Tour; The Idea and Invention of the Villa; James Cox (ca.

–): Goldsmith and Entrepreneur. The Italian style reached England in the early 16th century; the earliest example is the tomb of Henry VII in Westminster Abbey, designed by Pietro Torrigiani of Florence at the command of Henry VIII and completed in English Renaissance Woodwork Chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren, large folio, Technical Journals Ltd., JOURDAIN (M.) English decorative Plasterwork of the Renaissance, dust-jacket, torn, 4to, B.

Batsford, ()--FIELD (HORACE) and MICHAEL h Domestic Architecture of the XVII and XVIII Centuries, upper hinge split, covers soiled, 4to, George Bell & Sons. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jourdain, Margaret. English decorative plasterwork of the Renaissance.

London, B.T. Batsford [?] (OCoLC) Plasterwork is construction or ornamentation done with plaster, such as a layer of plaster on an interior or exterior wall structure, or plaster decorative moldings on ceilings or walls.

This is also sometimes called process of creating plasterwork, called plastering or rendering, has been used in building construction for the art history of three-dimensional. DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS Tudor Late Gothic and few Renaissance characteristics freely mix, some symmetry and order are evident.

Elizabethan Regularity, symmetry, and mixed classical and Mannerist elements characterize design. Decoration tends to be lavish. Foreign influences dominate designs. Jacobean Named after King James, follows Elizabethan patterns with less individuality and. In Renaissance dictionaries, “emblem” was still defined as a decorative art, deriving its meaning from the Greek word for “mosaic-work or decorative inlay” (8).

Bath describes the many ways that non-literary emblems, or applied emblems, were used in architecture, tapestries, plasterwork, painted walls and ceilings, or in portraits in galleries or walls of homes.

There is of course an extravagance of serpentine lines in both Baroque and Rococo plasterwork. An exhibition at the Foundling Museum surveys years of decorative plasterwork, centred around the museum’s own recently restored Rococo Court Room. The plasterwork in this magnificent room was made and donated by Georgian master craftsman and entrepreneur William Wilton in the s.

English Interior Decoration to; English Interiors in Smaller Houses[c]; English Decorative Plasterwork of the Renaissance, [c]--LLOYD (NATHANIEL) A History of the English House, WEAVER (LAWRENCE) The House and Its Equipment, [c]; Small Country Houses of To-Day, Second Series, FOWLER (JOHN) and JOHN CORNFORTH.

The historic interior. Aynsley, J. and Grant, C. (eds.), Imagined Interiors, representing the domestic since the Renaissance (). This book sprang from the same project as The Domestic Interiors Database, which is an online, searchable collection of images.; Ayres, J., The Shell Book of the Home in Britain: Decoration, design and construction of vernacular interiors ().

The Renaissance style was inspired by the art and architecture of ancient Rome. It originated in Italy in the 14th century and gradually spread across the whole of Europe.

The new styles of decoration came to England in the 16th century. Engraved books of Renaissance motifs provided an important source for English designers.

Full text of "The art of the plasterer; an account of the decorative development of the craft, chiefly in England, from the 16th to the 18th century, with chapters on the stucco of the classic period and of the Italian Renaissance, also on sgraffito, pargetting, Scottish, Irish and modern plasterwork.

The art of the plasterer; an account of the decorative development of the craft, chiefly in England, from the 16th to the 18th century, with chapters on the stucco of the classic period and of the Italian Renaissance, also on sgraffito, pargetting, Scottish, Irish and modern plasterwork by Bankart, George Percy, Pages: Interior design - Interior design - Renaissance to the end of the 18th century: The Renaissance was a revival of the old classical styles, and it is not surprising that it first showed itself to a marked degree in Italy.

The Gothic style had made comparatively little headway in Italy, where it was regarded as barbarous except in some of the more northerly towns, such as Milan and Venice.