The Arabesque: Meaning and Transformation of an Ornament


c.1977. 43 pp. text with 24 figures followed by 38 b&w plates. "... traces the development of the ornament through its transformation by the Islamic culture of many different countries and ethnic groups ... illustrates the use of the arabesque from the 6th to the 17th century." Clean throughout, no marks, tears or folds; nearly fine condition. Dustjacket lightly rubbed.

Title: The Arabesque: Meaning and Transformation of an Ornament

Author Name: Kühnel, Ernst; Richard Ettinghausen (Translation); Irene Kühnel-Kunze (Foreword)

Categories: Art & Design,

Edition: First English Language Edition

Publisher: Graz, Austria, Verlag Für Sammler:

ISBN Number: 3853650279

ISBN Number 13: 9783853650271

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 9.375"x 6..75"

Seller ID: 004552

Keywords: kuhnel arabesque islam art islamic ornament die arabeske,