Author:Caterina, Lucia and Cristina Mossetti

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Villa Della Regina: Il Riflesso dell'Oriente nel Piedmonte del Settecento

By: Caterina, Lucia and Cristina Mossetti

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Torino, Umberto Allemandi: 2005

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 21235

ISBN: 8842211532

Condition: New


with shipping box. This volume was published on the occasion of the restoration of one of the most attractive residences of the Savoy court, the Villa della Regina in Turin. Divided into five sections, this book collects research on oriental furnishings and their imitation in Piedmont: iconography and techniques from China are studied in comparison with the great European and decorative repertoires in relation to the taste for exoticism widespread in the eighteenth century. The result of long research by scholars from different disciplines, the book reconstructs missing furnishings (paper... View more info