Cornice Decoration

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Cornice decoration
Cornice decoration.

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The Getty Research Institute, the Internet Archive

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Selection of various types of cornice decoration, described by Ruskin as follows:

I have thrown together a few of the most characteristic mediæval examples of the treatment of the simplest cornice profiles : the uppermost, a, is the pure root of cornices from St. Mark’s. The second, d, is the Christian Doric cornice…

Thomas Goff Lupton specialized in mezzotint engraving.

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