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Creator:
Simon, Jacob.
Title:
The art of the picture frame : artists, patrons and the framing of portraits in Britain / Jacob Simon.
Published/Created:
London : National Portrait Gallery, c1996.
Physical Description:
224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N8551 E5 S55 1996 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
LWL 733 996 S56: Dust jacket.
"Published for the exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, from 8 November 1996 to 9 February 1997"--P. [4]
Contents:
Attitudes to picture framing in Britain and abroad.--The techniques and practice of the framemaker.--The development of the picture frame.--The artist and the picture frame.--Patrons and their advisers.--Framemakers and the business of framemaking.--A survey of picture frames in the National Portrait Gallery.
Subject Terms:
Artists and patrons -- Influence.
Picture frames and framing -- Great Britain -- History.
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