An illustrated history of interior decoration from Pompeii to Art Nouveau
London, Thames and Hudson 1964.
Large 4to. 396pp, 400 photo ills, some colour. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper.
First English-language edition of Praz’s excellent study of the development of interior design as exemplified by representations of grand interiors in paintings by artists up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It was published more or less simultaneously in Italian in Milan under the more interesting title La Filosofia dell’Arredamento.