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Paul Baudry; E. About
1876 Peintures Decoratives du Grand Foyer de l'Opera French Illustrated Very Sca
Paris: Goupil & Cie, 1876. Click here to see our other books! Peintures Decoratives du Grand Foyer de l'Opera Paul Baudry; E. About 1876 Goupil & Cie : Paris 20" by 14" [3], ii-vi, [3], 8, [4pp], unpaginated SUMMARY A very scarce and beautiful look at the ceiling paintings at the Paris Opera, the Palais Garnier, written by the painter of the ceiling, Paul Baudry. Illustrated throughout. Last seen at auction in 1993. Folding Plates,Illustrated,Leather Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Fair This book weighs 5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 42.99 EU Postage: £ 27.99 European Postage: £ 45.99 Asia Postage: £ 74.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 129.99 DESCRIPTION In the original French. A very scarce work last seen at auction in 1993. A beautiful look at the impressive ceiling paintings found in the Grand Foyer of the Palais Garnier, the Paris Opera, a foyer that stretches over five-hundred feet. The Palais Garnier is well known today due to it being the setting of the novel 'The Phantom of the Opera' by Gaston Leroux. The ceiling was painted by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry, who painted representations of various moments in the history of music. These include the allegorical figures of Eurydice, Psyche, Diana, and Aurora.The foyer was designed resembling a classical chateau, with gold accented by mirrors and windows. This work was published only one year after the Opera first opened. Illustrated with a frontispiece, six folding plates, and thirty-three plates. Written by Paul Baudry, who painted the ceiling. The Palais Garnier is his best known work. His style i … [Click Below for Full Description]
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