Каждое произведение искусства нуждается в достойном обрамлении. Рассказываем о временах, когда рамы по эксклюзивным рисункам изготавливали мастера-краснодеревщики, а художники были настолько щепетильными в вопросах оформления своих работ, что сами рисовали эскизы для резчиков, а то и мастерили рамы самостоятельно.
Чиппендейл, Дега, Климт, Бэнкси. Рамы мастеров и художников: все сами!

It is fair to say that the idea of a picture frame
It has always been important for artists and art collectors how to frame their works of art. We can paraphrase Shakespeare and say,

“What’s in a frame? That which we call a picture
In an improper frame will look less nice.”

Or, perhaps, the picture’s message will be obscured by too ornate or too plain framing. Here, we present a retrospective journey into the history of framing and its evolution, with illustrations and an expert’s commentary. Continua a leggere
as an art object, separate from the painting, but no less significant, was born during the Renaissance
The Renaissance is the period that began around the 14th century and ended at the late 16th century, traditionally associated primarily with the Italian region. The ideas and images of the Renaissance largely determined the aesthetic ideals of modern man, his sense of harmony, measure and beauty. Continua a leggere
era. In 1423, Palla Strozzi, a banker and one of the richest people in Florence, commissioned the artist Gentile da Fabriano to draw a version of Adoration of the Magi. The composition was staggering. The prototype of the painting of the gilded panel was the image itself. At the same time, da Fabriano separated the frame
It has always been important for artists and art collectors how to frame their works of art. We can paraphrase Shakespeare and say,

“What’s in a frame? That which we call a picture
In an improper frame will look less nice.”

Or, perhaps, the picture’s message will be obscured by too ornate or too plain framing. Here, we present a retrospective journey into the history of framing and its evolution, with illustrations and an expert’s commentary. Continua a leggere
from the main work.
Gentile da Fabriano. Adorazione dei Magi
Adorazione dei Magi
1423, 282×303 cm

Over the next decade, other prominent Florentine artists, including Brunelleschi and Donatello, also displaced the Gothic style and contributed to the development of the idea of designing a picture frame
It has always been important for artists and art collectors how to frame their works of art. We can paraphrase Shakespeare and say,

“What’s in a frame? That which we call a picture
In an improper frame will look less nice.”

Or, perhaps, the picture’s message will be obscured by too ornate or too plain framing. Here, we present a retrospective journey into the history of framing and its evolution, with illustrations and an expert’s commentary. Continua a leggere
as a work of art.
Чиппендейл, Дега, Климт, Бэнкси. Рамы мастеров и художников: все сами!
Antonio Pisanello. Madonna and Child, Saints Anthony and George. 1435−41. National Gallery, London

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