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Amico, Leonard N.: Bernard Palissy, in search of earthly paradise , New York, Flammarion, 1996

Large format, cloth bound with dust jacket, 252pp. 203 illustrations, some in colour. 4 appendices that include photographs. The author explores Bernard Palissy's life , from his provincial beginnings to his death in the Bastille, this volume provides a complete survey of the artist's ceramic works, as well as analyses of remarkable garden grottoes he designed for important figures of the French court. This erudite text is accompanied by a rich sampling of Palissy's works, which reveal his profound influence on the development of the period's distinctive rustic style, reptiles etc. (Book ref. 554 )  £ 20.00

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