Mardi Gras Treasures-Float: Float Designs of the Golden Age (2020)

Mardi Gras Treasures-Float: Float Designs of the Golden Age Henri Schindler Mardi Gras Treasures Float Float Designs of the Golden Age The fantastic parade floats of Carnival s Golden Age depicted themes drawn from mythology epic literature history nature and whimsy The glimmering processions of the masked gods and bear
  • Title: Mardi Gras Treasures-Float: Float Designs of the Golden Age
  • Author: Henri Schindler
  • ISBN: 9781565547230
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Hardcover
Mardi Gras Treasures-Float: Float Designs of the Golden Age Henri Schindler The fantastic parade floats of Carnival s Golden Age 1870 1930 depicted themes drawn from mythology, epic literature, history, nature, and whimsy The glimmering processions of the masked gods and bearded kings of New Orleans Carnival occupy a central position among the rites and glories of this great festival The long succession of these glowing, torch lit pageants wiThe fantastic parade floats of Carnival s Golden Age 1870 1930 depicted themes drawn from mythology, epic literature, history, nature, and whimsy The glimmering processions of the masked gods and bearded kings of New Orleans Carnival occupy a central position among the rites and glories of this great festival The long succession of these glowing, torch lit pageants with their towering monsters and fantastic decors, their papier m chE kingdoms and diamond dust thrones became the greatest and most beloved of New Orleans communal rituals The introduction of the float brought tremendous artistry to the splendid conveyances for carnival revelry, but the artists and builders who created the fabled pageants have remained obscure or unknown, their amazing body of work largely forgotten Even the surviving watercolor float plates and chromolithographed Carnival Bulletins are works of art and prized by collectors, as so few of these fragile items remain Presented in this collection are dazzling examples of original float designs as rendered in watercolor and lithographs most of them reproduced here for the first time.
Mardi Gras Treasures-Float: Float Designs of the Golden Age Henri Schindler

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