William Morris

British, 1834-1896

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William Morris

British, 1834-1896

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William Morris’s designs for fabrics, wallpaper, and other decorative arts revolutionized Victorian …

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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 …

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and 2 more
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frieze, and 2 more
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