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Life and Luxury in the Eighteenth Century

Paris( )
Editor: Bremer-David, Charissa
Contribution by: J. Paul Getty Museum Staff,
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Staff,
Chrisman-Campbell, Kimberly
DeJean, Joan
Hellman, Mimi
Kerber, Peter Björn
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Getty Publications
Imprint:J. Paul Getty Museum
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $97.00
Book Description:

Luxury items from centuries past are most often seen within museum settings, devoid of their connotations in time and space. This groundbreaking book seeks to reimagine objects from eighteenth-century Paris within their original context, showing how they were used in the daily routines of elite members of society. Against the background of the reign of Louis XV (r. 1723-1774), the chapters move chronologically from morning to night, covering such topics as temporal literacy...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Art / General
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):24.1 x 28.6 x 2.197 cm
Book Weight:1.246 Kilograms

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