Two distinct notions are connected to the exercise of sovereignty: authority and power. Whereas the crown has for a long time been associated with power, the throne is regarded as the attribute of authority.
Through examples of fifty thrones belonging to illustrious figures in history, this special issue of Beaux Arts magazine explores the theme of the universality of the seated representation of authority.
Publisher : Beaux-Arts Editions
Language : french
Dimensions : 22 x 28,5 cm