[Gilder, Helena De Kay (original binding design)]; Holzenburg, Eric
Title FOR ART'S SAKE THE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT IN PRINT & BEYOND, 1870-1890, FROM THE COLLECTION OF ERIC HOLZENBERG
Binding Quarter cloth
Book Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher The Grolier Club 2017
Seller ID 1267
4to (11” x 8½”). pp. 136. A photo-reproduction on blue paper of Helena De Kay Gilder's engraved binding design for The New Day (Scribner, Armstrong and Company,1876); cloth spine. Published to accompany the exhibition For Art's Sake: The Aesthetic Movement in Print & Beyond 1870-1890, From the Collection of Eric Holzenberg, January 26-March 11 2017.
Foreword and Introduction by Eric Holzenberg, followed by descriptions of books, prints and other objects displaying the exceptional artistry and wit of the Aesthetic Movement, which dominated the decorative arts in the period 1870-1890, and influenced many of the binding designers of this period.
The exhibition and catalogue explore the important role of print media in the development and spread of Aesthetic ideals in applied art of all kinds, including architecture, interior design, and the book arts.