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Versailles. Savoir-faire et matériaux

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"This book invites you on an original visit of Versailles. Earth and stone, metal and wood, glass and fabric... This is one of a kind, taking you through the regions and provinces to find the best suppliers, introducing you to merchants and associations, factories and academies, showing the workings of a quote, following the ups and downs of an order and the quirks of fashion. It also opens up a world of words. The precise, clean vocabulary of trades and that of styles, just as rich with its shimmering arabesques and sharp lines. But above all, in this book the reader is guided by the hands of those who bring dazzling or invisible works of art to life. [...] This is an ambitious, exhaustive piece of work. Under the guidance of Hugues Jacquet, the authors have created a guide that is always surprising and never dull. [...] It offers up a visit within the visit, where works of art are made even more astonishing by the stories behind their creation."

Catherine Pégard - extract from the foreword

Number of pages: 448 pages
Date: 23 October 2019
Dimensions: 22 x 28 cm
Languages: French
ISBN: 9782330127459

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