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VG. Size: 10.2 x 8.2 x 0.5 inches; Text free of underlining, writing and highlighting. Very nice clean copy. This "Inquiry into the Enhancement of Paintings" offers the most concise and authoritative historical portrait available on the art of frames. It explores the origins of frames and has thoughtful sections on the frames of: The Middle Ages * The Eighteenth Century * The Renaissance * The Baroque Period * The Nineteenth Century * The Modern Period. There are also special sections on American frames and the problems of framing today. Long out of print and much sought after, THE ART AND HISTORY OF FRAMES remains the essential book on the subject. HENRY HEYDENRYK, JR. was the fourth-generation director of the internationally known House of Heydenryk, of New York, London, and Amsterdam, one of the oldest firms in the business of making fine picture frames. His frames house some of our most notable works of art in major museums, collections, and galleries throughout the world. He also wrote The Right Frame. 128 pages.
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