TRENT, Robert F.
Title: Hearts & Crowns : Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840 as viewed in the light of Henri Focillon's Introduction to Art Populaire.
Publisher:  New Haven Colony Historical Society,, New Haven, CT , 1977,
Seller ID: 89794
TRENT, Robert F. Hearts & Crowns : Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840 as viewed in the light of Henri Focillon's Introduction to Art Populaire. New Haven, CT : New Haven Colony Historical Society, (1977). Pp -101,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, orange card covers. Parks, (ed.), Connecticut : A Bibliography of Its History 1713. Contents : I. Focillon : Translator's Introduction – Introduction by Henri Focillon. II. The Chairs : American Decorative Arts Scholarship and Folk Craftsmen – The Turned Chair as an Art Form – Longevity of the Heart-and-Crown Tradition – Sources of the Heart-and-Crown Tradition – Stratford Tradition: Heart-and-Crown Phase – Milford Tradition: Heart-and-Crown Phase – Subsidiary Traditions: Norwalkand Guilford – The First Challenges: The Queen Anne Style – The Last Chall enges: The Chippendale, Federal, and Hitchcock Styles – Conclusions and Speculations. Short Title List. Appendix : Introduction – Checklist of New Haven Area Craftsmen 1720-1760. Top margin sunned, rubbed, name, faint smudge,else very good. 70.00