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Arts Decoratifs de Grande Bretagne et d'Irlande

English (London)
1914
Author Robert Anning Bell (English, 1863–1933), Author Walter Crane (English, 1845–1915), Author John Henry Dearle (1860–1932), Author May Morris (English, 1862–1938), Author William Arthur Smith Benson (English, 1854–1924)


Dimensions

Height x width: 26.2 × 20.6 × 4.6 cm (10 5/16 × 8 1/8 × 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2019.60

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Classifications

Books

An over 168 page catalogue of the last great exhibition of the British Arts and Crafts Movement. In addition to a 15-page introduction by Walter Crane, this catalogue contains essays (translated into French) by Robert Anning Bell, on sculpture and on mural decoration; Walter Crane on illustration and decoration; Emery Walker on printing; Sydney Cockerell on calligraphy and illumination; Douglas Cockerell on bookbinding, Christopher Whall on stained glass; W.A. Benson on furniture; R.L. Rathbone on metalwork; Henry Wilson on jewelry; J.H. Dearle on fabrics; May Morris on embroidery; Alan S. Cole on lace; William Burton on ceramics; Alfred H. Powell on pottery painting and Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith on Martinware. With tipped in postcard of the exhibition poster designed by Walter Crane.

Provenance

Charles Harold St. John Hornby (1867-1946), London. By 2018, with LOE Books, Launceston, England; 2018, sold by LOE Books to Charles B. Wood, III, Inc., Cambridge, MA; 2019, sold by Charles Wood to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund