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Grammar of Ornament

Owen Jones

Grammar of Ornament

A Monumental Work of Art

by Owen Jones

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Published by Pub Marketing Service .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Reference,
  • Art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8971725M
    ISBN 10185170048X
    ISBN 109781851700486

    About Grammar of Ornament. Grammar of Ornament plates on Greek ornament helped establish neo-Grec style, details loosely based on ancient Greek decoration. Peabody architects used neo-Grec ornament to design the Library. Grammar was a ground-breaking book for architects, artists, designers, and others wanting authentic patterns, colors, and motifs from historical sources.   In , Owen Jones published The Grammar of Ornament with an admonishment to readers that ‘[n]o improvement can take place in the Art of the present generation until all classes, Artists, Manufacturers, and the Public, are better educated in Art, and the existence of general principles is more fully recognized’.1 To that end, thirty-seven universal principles of Cited by:


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An excellent resource for artists, designers, architects, c Grammar of Ornament book. "NOT ONLY A NOTABLE ILLUSTRATED BOOK, BUT A GREAT BOOK TOUT COURT": OWEN JONES' MAGNIFICENT ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORNAMENTAL DESIGN, WITH BRILLIANT COLOR PLATES, LARGE FOLIO FIRST EDITION.

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From Greek to Turkish to the Renaissance, the book is full to the brim of beautiful, traditional designs, and an interesting history on each origin. Owen Jones was a British architect and designer who lived from to While traveling in Europe and the Middle East, he grew fascinated by the designs and patterns used in architecture and the decorative arts.

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In oversize chromolithographic plates, Jones collects representative samples of ornamental design from all over the world. The grammar of ornament, [Half title] Names Day & Son (Printer of plates) Jones, Owen, (Author) Bedford, Francis, (Lithographer) Collection.

The grammar of ornament. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: London Publisher: Day & Son Library locations. de 5 estrellas The Grammar of Ornament. Reseñado en los Estados Unidos el 31 de enero de Compra verificada.

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The Grammar of Ornament, his legacy to designers, quickly acquired the status of ebook classic. He died in Iain Zaczek, who has contributed the commentaries, is an art historian who graduated from Wadham College, Oxford University, and the Courtauld Institute, London.4/5(1).