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Classic French Wrought Iron

Classic French Wrought Iron


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Article code: 9290

 

Classic French Wrought Iron
128 pages
B&W photos
Hard cover
31 x 23 cm
0,868 kg
English

From grilles and gates to balconies, balustrades, railings, and complex lock-and-key mechanisms, this book is a treasury of traditional French architectural ironwork designs. While walking the streets of various cities, Raymond Lecoq (1913-71) systematically documented choice examples of the art form with his line drawings, eventually compiling more than 9,000 examples. In this comprehensive inventory, Lecoq traces the 700-year history of wrought ironwork in France, with more than 100 of his elegant yet precise drawings supplementing the text.