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HISTORY of the FRAME

Despite the fact that frames have been around as long as ancient painting, there is little to be found on the history of the frame compared to the enormous amount of information referencing the works they surround and protect.  Here is a snapshot of what we know chronologically set against the backdrop of the 13 periods that have had a major impact on framing uses and design.

Information, Art & Photo Credits

Michael Pacitti

Picture Frame Magazine

Smithsonian Institute

Journal of Museums Aotearoa

National Gallery of Art

Met Museum

museunacianal.com

Susquehanna Antiques

Suzanne Smeaton

Tomas Maronski

Larson Juhl

Information, Art & Photo Credits

Paul Mitchell, Co.

Gill & Lagodish

Edgar O Smith

Alex V Design

Susan Maxwell Schmidt

Micael Mapes

Robert Rauschenberg

Roma Moulding

Fotiou

Wikipedia

Pinterest