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Thornton, Peter 1925-2007

Overview
Works: 33 works in 215 publications in 4 languages and 4,668 library holdings
Genres: History  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Catalogs and collections  Inventories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Musician
Classifications: NK1860, 747.203
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Most widely held works by Peter Thornton
Authentic decor : the domestic interior, 1620-1920 by Peter Thornton( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates in detail the way in which people arranged their houses and planned their interior decoration in Europe and America from 1622 to 1920. The homes portrayed encompassed those of aristocrats and artists, of the beau monde and the bourgeoisie
Seventeenth-century interior decoration in England, France, and Holland by Peter Thornton( Book )

33 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian Renaissance interior, 1400-1600 by Peter Thornton( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Form & decoration : innovation in the decorative arts, 1470-1870 by Peter Thornton( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Thornton, an internationally renowned expert in the decorative arts, presents a groundbreaking survey of four centuries of Western design history from the High Renaissance in Italy, during which the classical styles of Greece and Rome were reborn, to the origins of the Modern movement in 1870, leaving off when Nikolaus Pevsner's seminal text Pioneers of Modern Design begins. Highlighting the accomplishments of key design innovators from Pollaiuolo and Raphael to Percier, Pugin, and Owen Jones, Thornton sets their remarkable achievements against the background in which they worked
Baroque and rococo silks by Peter Thornton( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Soane : the architect as collector, 1753-1837 by Peter Thornton( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miscellany of objects from Sir John Soane's museum : consisting of paintings, architectural drawings and other curiosities from the collection of Sir John Soane by Peter Thornton( Book )

12 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical instruments as works of art by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Epoque et son style : la décoration intérieure 1620-1920 by Peter Thornton( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois cents ans de décoration intérieure en Europe et en Amérique du Nord. Accompagné d'un grand nombre d'illustrations du temps. Il ne s'agit pas d'un guide de décoration, mais de la façon dont les intérieurs étaient décorés à certaines époques
Of houshold stuff : the 1601 inventories of Bess of Hardwick by Peter Thornton( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury, more famously known as Bess of Hardwick, became one of the most influential women of the Elizabethan age. This book presents a record of the contents of the three houses she lived in
Innenarchitektur in drei Jahrhunderten : die Wohnungseinrichtung nach zeitgenössischen Zeugnissen von 1620-1920 by Peter Thornton( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The furnishing and decoration of Ham House by Peter Thornton( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Neo-Classicism in France : the creation of the Louis Seize style in architectural decoration, furniture and ormolu, gold and silver, and sevres porcelain in the mid-eighteenth century by Svend Eriksen( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The domestic interior 1620-1920 by Peter Thornton( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hardwick Hall inventories of 1601 by Lindsay Boynton( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Revel : dessinateur de la grande fabrique by Peter Thornton( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il mobile : Spagna, Portogallo, paesi scandinavi, Russia by Juan José Junquera( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Englische Möbel des 18. Jahrhunderts (1680-1820) by Peter Thornton( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Gewänder aus der Gruft der Landgrafen von Hessen-Kassel by Lore Ritgen( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faber Monographs on furniture( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Form & decoration : innovation in the decorative arts, 1470-1870
Alternative Names
Peter Thornton

Peter Thornton British writer

Peter Thornton englischer Kunsthistoriker, Museumskurator und Autor

Thornton, Peter Kai 1925-2007

Languages
English (155)

French (15)

Italian (14)

German (13)

Covers
Form & decoration : innovation in the decorative arts, 1470-1870A miscellany of objects from Sir John Soane's museum : consisting of paintings, architectural drawings and other curiosities from the collection of Sir John SoaneOf houshold stuff : the 1601 inventories of Bess of Hardwick