Pietre dure and the art of florentine inlay giusti anna maria on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers unusual book. From rome pietre dure spread to florence where the medici family founded a prestigious workshop in 1588 dedicated to the production of hardstone works using materials such as coral garnet jasper and lapis lazuli the art flourished for three centuries thanks to the virtuoso skills of the finest craftsmen other workshops were founded at the court of rudolf ii in prague and of louis xiv . Mughal inlay is architectural and to brand it pietra dura which was a florentine picture art used on wooden furniture is a misnomer this book also reveals that orpheus plaques which led the colonial historians to florence to trace the origin of mughal inlay were imported ready made and there is no other example of florentine pietra dura. Pietre dure and the art of florentine inlay pdf epub download pietre dure and the art of florentine inlay also available in docx and mobi read pietre dure and the art of florentine inlay online read in mobile or kindle
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