[Furniture]. Churchill, Edwin.
Simple Forms & Vivid Colors; An exhibition of Maine painted furniture, 1800-1850, at the Maine State Museum, July 8, 1983-February 28, 1984.
Maine State Museum
Quarto, pp. 117, indexed, 63 ill. (51 color), including 32 full-page color plates with catalogue notes opposite each. Includes "An Overview on Methods of Nineteenth Century Graining" by Stephen Weston; "A Brief Treatise on the History and Execution of Bronze Stenciling" by Kenneth Jewett; "Identifying the Wood" by Stephen W. Brooke; checklist of Maine decorative painters; bibliography.
Out-of-print title on a subject which has become very "hot," namely the collection and stewardship of antique furniture with original painted surfaces. An important book for collectors and artisans alike.
Edition: Reprint of the exhibition catalog
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: As New in Very Good DJ
Book Id: 15725