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Pierre Gouthière

Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court

Charlotte Vignon, Christian Baulez

Based on 40 years of research, this well illustrated volume offers insights into the life and career of Gouthière (1732–1813), and a definitive catalogue raisonné of his work. Credited with inventing matt gilding, he secured clients including the Duke of Aumont and Madame Du Barry and was held in such esteem that hundreds of items were attributed to him, yet he fell into obscurity and this is the first major study of him for over a century. Slightly off-mint
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  • Publisher: D Giles
  • Year: 2016
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 408pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 276x238mm
  • ISBN: 9781907804618
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 2.5kg
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