4to. Illus. in b & w nd tipped-in col. pl. Publ. boards w. illustr. dj. and mylar dj. Nice.
Kommentar: “Bringing out clearly the leavening influence of political and social ideas, this books presents a vivid picture of the sweeping changes that came over art and architecture in Western Europe and the United States between 1850 and 1900. The England of Ruskin and William Morris, of the Arts and Crafts movement, the France of Beaudelaire and the great creators of modern painting from Courbet to Cézanne, the international style of design launched by Art Nouveau in the 1890s, the rise of a new architecture under the leadership of the Chicago school of architects…”