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First Principles of Symmetrical Beauty Book Download


First Principles of Symmetrical Beauty
First Principles of Symmetrical Beauty
by David Ramsay Hay
Publisher: W. Blackwood and sons 1846
Number of pages: 305
Description:
From the table of contents: Nature of the science of aesthetics explained; Plane figures the bases of all forms; The isosceles triangle; Universal application of the composite ellipse in the arts of ornamental design; and more.
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The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature Book Download


The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature
The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature
by Cooper, Maurice
Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company 1904
Number of pages: 368
Description:
While the impulse to satirize public men in picture is probably as old as satiric verse, if not older, the political cartoon, as an effective agent in molding public opinion, is essentially a product of modern conditions and methods. As with the campaign song, its success depends upon its timeliness, upon the ability to seize upon a critical moment, a burning question of the hour, and anticipate the outcome while public excitement is still at a white heat.
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Modern painting, its tendency and meaning Book Download


Modern painting, its tendency and meaning
Modern painting, its tendency and meaning
by S. S. Van Dine
Publisher: Dodd, Mead 1922
ISBN/ASIN: 1176849166
Number of pages: 408
Description:
This book inquires first into the function and psychology of all great art, and endeavours to define those elements which make for genuine worth in painting. Next it attempts to explain both the basic and superficial differences between ancient and modern art and to point out, as minutely as space will permit, the superiority of the new methods over the old.
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A History of Art for Beginners and Students Book Download


A History of Art for Beginners and Students
A History of Art for Beginners and Students
by Clara E. C. Waters
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2008
ISBN/ASIN: B002U1MQO0
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The fine arts are Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Poetry, and Music, and though we could live if none of these existed, yet life would be far from the pleasant experience that it is often made to be through the enjoyment of these arts.
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English Costume Book Download


English Costume
English Costume
by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Publisher: Adam & Charles Black 1907
Number of pages: 463
Description:
The world, if we choose to see it so, is a complicated picture of people dressing and undressing. The history of the world is composed of the chat of a little band of tailors seated cross-legged on their boards; they gossip across the centuries, feeling, as they should, very busy and important.
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The Evolution Of Fashion


The Evolution Of Fashion
The Evolution Of Fashion
by Florence Mary Gardiner
Publisher: The Cotton press 1897
ISBN/ASIN: 144140810X
Number of pages: 112
Description:
The book lays no claim to being a technical treatise on a subject which is practically inexhaustible, but has been written with the intention of bringing before the general public in a popular manner circumstances which have influenced in a marked degree the wearing apparel of the British Nation.
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Costume Design and Illustration


Costume Design and Illustration
Costume Design and Illustration
by Ethel Traphagen
Publisher: John Wiley & sons 1918
ISBN/ASIN: 1125243449
Number of pages: 230
Description:
The designer and the illustrator should both have a knowledge and a keen appreciation of the beautiful lines of the human form, to know what lines are important to emphasize and what to conceal in a figure which may not be perfect. Drawing from the nude is of great advantage to the student, and no serious costume illustrator should be without this valuable training.
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