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Portuguese Palissy Ware: A Survey of Ceramics from Caldas da Rainha, 1853-1920

Katz, Marshall P.

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ISBN 10: 0933920636 / ISBN 13: 9780933920637
Published by Hudson Hills PRESS, New York, 1999
Condition: Fi ne Hardcover
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140 pages, most of book is color plates with captions giving details of the individual pieces, chronology, makers' marks, glossary, notes, bibliography, index, color illustrated endpapers; foloi, red cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 021347

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Title: Portuguese Palissy Ware: A Survey of ...

Publisher: Hudson Hills PRESS, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fi ne

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: Stated First Edition

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The great French 16th-century potter, Bernard Palissy, created a genre of rustic ceramic ware reproducing three-dimensional still lifes of natural objects, flora and fauna of all types, including lizards and fish, rendered in high relief and natural colours. His work influenced a school of artists that flourished in the Portuguese town of Caldas da Rainha, 65 miles north of Lisbon, between 1853 and 1920. This volume surveys the work of the most important artists of the Portugese Palissy revival, including Mafra and Pinheiro.

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