William Morris

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An absorbing history charting the life and work of British artist, designer, craftsman and pioneering social campaigner, William Morris (1834-96). Biographical chapters outline Mor...
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An absorbing history charting the life and work of British artist, designer, craftsman and pioneering social campaigner, William Morris (1834-96). Biographical chapters outline Morris’s early years; links to Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites; his transition from architectural student and poet to artist, craftsman and designer; his unorthodox marriage; the rise of Morris & Co.; and death at Kelmscott Manor. Richly illustrated with patterns and prints, from his wallpapers of the 1860s to the Holy Grail tapestries in the 1890s. Reflecting upon Morris as a designer, his inspiration, collaborations and methods, while also reflecting upon his artistic legacy. With handsome gold-foil details to the dust jacket.
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Hardback
29 x 30cm
192 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour
With a new cover, a revised edition of the bestselling book we featured in 2014
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