Owen Jones, 'Frontispiece from The Grammar of Ornament'

Owen Jones, 'Frontispiece from The Grammar of Ornament'

Owen Jones (1809-74)
Frontispiece from The Grammar of Ornament
1856
Chromolithograph
Published by Day & Son
National Art Library Pressmark 106.J.22

The eclectic, democratic attitude in Owen Jones's design philosophy is reflected in the title page for 'The Grammar of Ornament'. The design integrates Greek key scrolling, medieval manuscript lettering, Celtic interlacing and Islamic ribbed motifs.

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