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William Morris and his decorative art.

Lewis Foreman Day

William Morris and his decorative art.

by Lewis Foreman Day

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896.

  • Edition Notes

    Published in The Contemporary Review, June, 1903.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21597406M

    “The Collected Works of William Morris: With Introductions by His Daughter May Morris”, p, Cambridge University Press 37 Copy quote The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make. Frank Brangwyn was one of the founders of the William Morris Gallery. He was briefly apprenticed to William Morris in his youth and later became a successful artist. Brangwyn collected art, and in the s he donated a large part of his collection to the people of Walthamstow, along with many of his own paintings, prints and decorative art.

    William Morris was born in into a well-off family. His father was a financier in the City of London and they lived in a large house near Walthamstow in Essex. His father died young (Morris was only 13) and it turned out he had been involved in a range of highly speculative – and only just legal – ventures. Biography of William Morris Childhood. William Morris was born in in Walthamstow, Essex, the third of nine children. William's father, after whom he was named, was a self-made business man, who was able to provide an upper-middle-class lifestyle for his family because of a shrewd investment in a Devonshire mine.

    William Morris’s designs for fabrics, wallpaper, and other decorative arts revolutionized Victorian taste and contributed to the revival of traditional textile arts, generating the Arts and Crafts Movement in England. As a student at Oxford, Morris was deeply influenced by John Ruskin’s writings on architecture, and trips to Northern France and Belgium cemented his fascination Nationality: British. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William Morris (Morris, William, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Morris, William, The Aims of Art (London: Office of "The Commonweal", ) multiple formats at .


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Morris was born in an Essex village on the southern. William Morris, St. George cabinet - designed by his friend Philip Webb and painted by Morris himself and his friends, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones for Red House, Morris's first married home.

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William Morris - William Morris - Iceland and socialism: As a poet, Morris first achieved fame and success with the romantic narrative The Life and Death of Jason (), which was soon followed by The Earthly Paradise (–70), a series of narrative poems based on classical and medieval sources.

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Virtue and Co. [] (OCoLC) Named Person: William Morris; William Morris: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lewis F Day. HE ART NOUVEAU MOVEMENT would never have been the same without William Morris. A true Renaissance man, William Morris mastered every art and craft to which he set his hand, revelling in designs, patterns, colours and textures, and placing his stamp on sumptuous books, rugs, embroidery, wallpaper, stained glass, tapestries, curtains and furniture.

by William Morris Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, William Morris set forth his principles of book design in his essay A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott principles were rooted in the example of the printers and scribes of the middle ages.

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