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The art of architecture

Albert E. Richardson

The art of architecture

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Published by English University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A.E. Richardson and Hector O. Corfiato.
ContributionsCorfiato, Hector O.
The Physical Object
Pagination663p. ;
Number of Pages663
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18181716M

Some of the finest work was in mosque lamps donated by a ruler or wealthy man. Nonreligious rugs often were decorated with geometric patterns. For me, the shooting technique was absorbed smoothly, and although I already had some of the initial knowledge, it was quite refreshing to go through it with the connective line to reach the final goal of a fine art image. However, aftersome Islamic artists began to add elements of European art to their work. By about the Venetians were receiving large orders for mosque lamps.

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