French Baroque and Rococo Fashions - Tom Tierney (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780486423838
Department
Books
Released
26 Dec 2002
Supply Source
USA

Book

Author
Tom Tierney
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Dover Pubns
Series
Dover Fashion Coloring Book
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
279 x 210 x 6mm (204g)

Summary

  • Fashion ruled the courts of the "Sun King," Louis XIV (1638&;1715), and his successor, Louis XV (1710&;1774). The Sun King's quest for glory and love of conspicuous adornment manifested itself in his apparel, and he required the courtiers of Versailles to adopt similarly grand Baroque styles. A lighter fashion sense prevailed at the court of Louis XV, who favored Rococo styles of exquisite refinement.
    This magnificently rendered, scrupulously researched coloring book covers 135 years of French styles. Its 45 full-page black-and-white illustrations feature a wide spectrum of fashions, depicting costumes of both the nobility and commoners. Starting with the flamboyant cavalier clothing of the 1640s, the drawings trace the transition from Baroque to Rococo apparel, with portraits of farmers, street vendors, and aristocrats in formal and everyday dress. Each illustration is accompanied by an informative caption.

Easy Non Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 2-3 Ages 7-8
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Nonfiction / Business & Economics
BIC Classification 1
Art & design styles: Baroque
Dewey Classification
330

Author Bio

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.