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THE EARTHLY PARADISE: ARTS AND CRAFTS BY WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS CIRCLE FROM CANADIAN COLLECTIONS. Ed. by Katharine A. Lochnan et al. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1993. Published in association with Key Porter Books Limited, Toronto. 310 pp. with 258 ills. (155 col.). 30 x 24 cm. LC 95-156623 ISBN 1550134507 In English.
Offering a significant review of the achievements of celebrated British artist, poet and social reformer Morris (1834-1896) that also encompasses works by Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Brown and other figures associated with the Arts and Crafts movement, this catalogue provides reproductions and detailed analyses of more than 200 pieces produced from the 1850s to the 1910s, including textiles, wallpaper designs, stained-glass panels, furniture, ceramics and other decorative works as well as paintings, drawings, prints and books. An overview of Morris's career and a discussion of his broad influence on Canadian art and architecture are followed by a 13-part presentation of the featured works arranged by medium, each section prefaced by a summary essay.
Artist(s):Morris, William
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1800-1900 — Decorative Arts — Arts and Crafts
Plans: 01,06,07,08,13,15,17,30
Worldwide Number: 024088
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