Anonimo Veneziano: Japanned Furniture and the Rise of Rococo in Venice

Cabib, Massimo Pier Angelo (2001) Anonimo Veneziano: Japanned Furniture and the Rise of Rococo in Venice. MPhil(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

In the first part of the eighteenth century Venice witnessed the rise of the Rococo. Furniture evolved parallel with this fashion, acquiring new features and proportions. At the same time, japanned furniture, originating from the interest in the exotic and the orient, within few decades came to enjoy an extraordinary popularity. This essay intends to analyse the evolution of Venetian japanned furniture during the establishment of the Rococo. In doing so, the dissertation will not only focus on the evolution of furniture-design itself, but will set it against its social and cultural context. Indeed, I will also try to explore the relations existing between japanned furniture, the concept of Rococo and the Venetian society.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Additional Information: Adviser: Ian Cox
Keywords: Art history, Design
Date of Award: 2001
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2001-76176
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 16:31
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 16:31
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/76176

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