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Grinling Gibbons and the English Woodcarving Tradition

Oughton, Frederick

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ISBN 10: 0854420118 / ISBN 13: 9780854420117
Published by Stobart, London, 1979
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Book. 224 pp. Many photos illustrating artistry of Gibbons, his predecessors and followers. Bookseller Inventory # 001073

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Title: Grinling Gibbons and the English Woodcarving...

Publisher: Stobart, London

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Here is a remarkable study of English woodcarvers and woodcarving from the earliest times to furniture craftsmen of the Georgian era. The book pays special attention to the role of the carver in work designed for the Crown over several hundred years. The center of Oughton's study revolves around Grinling Gibbons, one of the great stylists -- as exemplified by his work at St. Paul's Cathedral, Windsor Castle, and other historic buildings.

Also included are illustrated notes on the various carving styles, reproductions of contemporary documents, and an extract from the author's major research study, Inventory of Woodcarving in the British Isles.

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