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Giuseppe Maggiolini: Catalogo Ragionata dei Disegni

By: Beretti, Giuseppe and Alvar Gonzalez-Palacios

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Milano, In Limine: 2014

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27896

ISBN: 8890171936

Condition: New


Giuseppe Maggiolini (1738-1814) is considered the greatest Italian cabinet maker of the eighteenth century. For the first time, the nearly two thousand sheets that make up the Maggiolini Collection in the Castello Sforzesco in Milan are cataloged and studied, a document of extraordinary importance that has long awaited publication. It is a very rich set of drawings, sketches and projects that allow us to reconstruct the creative path that leads to the creation of the unmistakable "wood-painted" furniture of the great Lombard master, known by antique dealers and collectors all over... View more info

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A Secrétaire by Theodor Commer with Panels Containing Wax Figures by Caspar Bernhard Hardy

By: González-Palacios, Alvar

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Milano, Galleria Padovani: 2016

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27057

Condition: New


Taking his cue from the collecting history of this secrétaire with its astonishing collection of wax figures, Alvar González-Palacios highlights some of the lesser-known aspects of the career and personality of Caspar Bernhard Hardy (Cologne, 1726 - 1819), and discusses a previously unpublished marble portrait of Goethe, Hardy's only signed and dated work known to date. The book is richly illustrated with photographs that allow the reader to explore this unique microcosm of wax sculptures in the most minute detail. View more info

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The Age of Louis XV

By: Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 22978

ISBN: 0600012107

Condition: Very Good


notes on rear endpaper. Illustrated with 70 color plates View more info

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The Age of Louis XVI

By: Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 22979

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with 68 color plates. View more info

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The French Empire Style

By: Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1970

Seller ID: 28571

ISBN: 060001245X

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with small tear at top edge of back panel near spine. Illustrated with 70 color plates. View more info