The Renaissance arrives with 15th and 19th centuries. Notable developments include the spread of humanism, early explorations of the New world, and the importing from Italy, Spain and Levant. This will influence the decorative repertory, pictured in this booklet. All Renaissance themes are present : Mythological, Antiquity, Heraldic, Italian, Spanish Moorish, Persian, Ottoman.
Designs will be copied, reproduced “à l’identique” re-interpreted, re-designed, integrated into ornaments of different style, melding with many influences.
Here is below an overview.