1987. Item #A6170
Mason, Pippa. Designs for English Picture Frames. London: Arnold Wiggins & Sons 1987. N.p. (51 entries), over 50 ills., 4 in color. Very good paperbound (covers shelf soiled). ** Loan exhibition of drawings and studies for frames from the late 17th to the late 19th century. Chiefly picture frames, also some overmantels, mirrors, etc. The designs are by Chippendale, Kent, Adams, Darly, etc. Small, but a very informative look at the changing styles of these frames. Introd. by Gervase Jackson-Stops. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.