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American 19th Century Composition Barbizon Frame

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American frames were greatly influenced by English and French styles in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although frames were frequently mass produced in the 19th century and gilt ornamentation was usually cast in plaster or ‘compo’ instead of hand-carved, many beautiful designs originated from this time in America. The Hudson River School frames and the frames designed by Stanford White are exquisite examples. In the early 20th century, American frame makers of the Arts and Crafts movement returned to the art and tradition of their craft by hand-carving, gilding, and signing their frames. The firms of Carrig-Rohane and Newcomb-Macklin as well as frame makers in Taos and Bucks County created some of the most beautiful American frame designs of this movement.

Barbizon – A cast composition frame design popularized in late 19th century France and based on the earlier continuously carved Louis 13th and Louis 14th style frames.

Details

Century
19th Century
Country
American
Style
Barbizon
Color
Composition

Size

Frame Width
7
Sight Width
24.5
Sight Height
31.5

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