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Treasury of Byzantine Ornament: 255 Motifs From St. Mark's and Ravenna
Treasury of Byzantine Ornament 255 Motifs From St Mark's and Ravenna Author:Arne Dehli The art of the Eastern Roman Empire and of its capital, Byzantium (Constantinople), found expression throughout the ancient world, particularly in Italian architecture. This superb archive of Byzantine ornament contains a wealth of decorative architectural elements derived from sixth- and seventh-century Italian buildings in Ravenna and in the V... more »enetial church of St. Mark's.
Depicted in more than 250 delicate line drawings are splendid perforated marble panels, intricately fashioned stone grilles and cornices, lavish candle brackets, elaborate stone mosaics for floors and ceilings, bronze window guards, as well as an abundance of decorative wreaths, rosettes, mouldings, and medallions.« less