Automata: The Golden Age 1848-1914

Automata The Golden Age The automaton is the playful collaboration of the artist and the artisan with sculpture painting music costume and mechanics all playing a part in its creation In Automata The Golden Age Christi

  • Title: Automata: The Golden Age 1848-1914
  • Author: Christian Bailly
  • ISBN: 9780856673450
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The automaton is the playful collaboration of the artist and the artisan, with sculpture, painting, music, costume, and mechanics all playing a part in its creation In Automata The Golden Age, Christian Bailly opens with a depiction of mid 19th century Paris, where French automaton makers lived and worked There follow the little known histories of the seven leading makeThe automaton is the playful collaboration of the artist and the artisan, with sculpture, painting, music, costume, and mechanics all playing a part in its creation In Automata The Golden Age, Christian Bailly opens with a depiction of mid 19th century Paris, where French automaton makers lived and worked There follow the little known histories of the seven leading makers, from their establishment mid century to the decline of production after the First World War Here, for the first time, names, dates, and chronologies are accurately established to present a reference of inestimable value In addition, than 150 automata are photographed in color, with many depicted in facsimile pages from vintage catalogs.

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