Plasterwork provides the reader with an introduction to the importance of plasterwork in British decoration. An opening essay on the history and chronology of plasterwork -- from the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras to its glorious peak in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and subsequent use in various Revivals -- is followed by a gallery of 100 superb black-and-white photographs. Here are magnificent plasterwork ceilings, their ornamentation and inset painting, elegant capitals and columns, and elaborate stucco ...

Plasterwork 2000, Aurum Press

ISBN-13: 9781854106858

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