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Molitor: Ebéniste from the Ancien Régime to the Bourbon Restoration

By: Leben, Ulrich

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14250

ISBN: 0856674079

Condition: New


During one of the most unstable periods in French history, in the latter part of the eighteenth century, Bernard Molitor (1755-1833), son of a Luxembourg miller, rose to prominence in the field of luxury cabinet-making or ébénisterie in Paris. Accompanied by extensive photographs of the furniture itself, most of which are reproduced here for the first time, the main part of the text discusses the life and work of Molitor. This is followed by a complete, illustrated catalogue of his known works to date. Profusely illustrated in black and white and color. 189 figures accompany the text, ... View more info