Biedermeier Art and Culture in Central Europe, 1815-1848 by Jiri Rak

Cover of: Biedermeier | Jiri Rak

Published by Skira .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Decorative arts & crafts,
  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Interior design,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Design - Decorative,
  • European,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Austria,
  • Germany,
  • Antiques & Collectibles / General,
  • Art / History / European

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsLawrence Jenkins (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9072942M
ISBN 10888118866X
ISBN 109788881188666

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