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From the winner of the Booker Prize A ravishing book thatopens a window into the lives designs and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A S Byatt Born a generation apart in the mid 1800s Fortuny and Morris were seeming opposites Fortuny a Spanish aristocrat thrilled by the sun baked cultures of Crete and Knossos; Morris a member of the British bourgeoisie enthralled by Nordic myths Through their revolutionary inventions and textiles both men inspired a new variety of art that is as striking today as when it was first conceived In this elegant meditation Byatt traces their genius right to the sourceFortunys Palazzo Pesaro Orfei in Venice is a warren of dark spaces imbued with the rich hues of Asia In his attic workshop Fortuny created intricate designs from glowing silks and velvets; in the palazzo he found happiness in a glittering cavern alongside the French model who became his wife and collaborator including on the famous Delphos dressa flowing pleated gown that evoked the era of classical Greece Morriss Red House outside London with its Gothic turrets and secret gardens helped inspire his stunning floral and geometric patterns; it likewise represented a coming together of life and art But it was a sweet simple old place called Kelmscott Manor in the countryside that he loved besteven when it became the setting for his wifes love affair with the artist Dante Gabriel RossettiGenerously illustrated with the artists beautiful designspomegranates and acanthus peacock and vineamong other aspects of their worlds this marvel filled book brings the visions and ideas of Fortuny and Morris to vivid life.

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❧ [KINDLE] ❀ Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny By A S Byatt ➠ – 21st-century.co From the winner of the Booker Prize A ravishing book thatopens a window into the lives designs and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of From the winner of the Booker Prize A ravishing book thatopens a window into the lives designs and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A S Byatt Born a generation apart in the mid 1800s Fortuny and Morris were seeming opposites Fortuny a Spanish aristocrat thrilled by the sun baked cultures of Crete and Knossos; Morris a member of the British bourgeoisie enthralled by Nordic myths Through their revolutionary inventions and textiles both men inspired a new variety of art that is as striking today as when it was first conceived In this elegant meditation Byatt traces their genius right to the sourceFortunys Palazzo Pesaro Orfei in Venice is a warren of dark spaces imbued with the rich hues of Asia In his attic workshop Fortuny created intricate designs from glowing silks and velvets; in the palazzo he found happiness in a glittering cavern alongside the French model who became his wife and collaborator including on the famous Delphos dressa flowing pleated gown that evoked the era of classical Greece Morriss Red House outside London with its Gothic turrets and secret gardens helped inspire his stunning floral and geometric patterns; it likewise represented a coming together of life and art But it was a sweet simple old place called Kelmscott Manor in the countryside that he loved besteven when it became the setting for his wifes love affair with the artist Dante Gabriel RossettiGenerously illustrated with the artists beautiful designspomegranates and acanthus peacock and vineamong other aspects of their worlds this marvel filled book brings the visions and ideas of Fortuny and Morris to vivid life.

Kindle A S Byatt Å Kindle Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny PDF Å 21st century.co

Kindle A S Byatt Å Kindle Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny PDF Å 21st century.co

peacock mobile vine: free william book morris book mariano book fortuny mobile Peacock & book Vine: On book Vine: On William Morris pdf & Vine: On book & Vine: On William Morris download Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny eBookFrom the winner of the Booker Prize A ravishing book thatopens a window into the lives designs and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A S Byatt Born a generation apart in the mid 1800s Fortuny and Morris were seeming opposites Fortuny a Spanish aristocrat thrilled by the sun baked cultures of Crete and Knossos; Morris a member of the British bourgeoisie enthralled by Nordic myths Through their revolutionary inventions and textiles both men inspired a new variety of art that is as striking today as when it was first conceived In this elegant meditation Byatt traces their genius right to the sourceFortunys Palazzo Pesaro Orfei in Venice is a warren of dark spaces imbued with the rich hues of Asia In his attic workshop Fortuny created intricate designs from glowing silks and velvets; in the palazzo he found happiness in a glittering cavern alongside the French model who became his wife and collaborator including on the famous Delphos dressa flowing pleated gown that evoked the era of classical Greece Morriss Red House outside London with its Gothic turrets and secret gardens helped inspire his stunning floral and geometric patterns; it likewise represented a coming together of life and art But it was a sweet simple old place called Kelmscott Manor in the countryside that he loved besteven when it became the setting for his wifes love affair with the artist Dante Gabriel RossettiGenerously illustrated with the artists beautiful designspomegranates and acanthus peacock and vineamong other aspects of their worlds this marvel filled book brings the visions and ideas of Fortuny and Morris to vivid life.

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  2. anne gray anne gray says:

    Kindle A S Byatt Å Kindle Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny PDF Å 21st century.co peacock mobile, vine: free, william book, morris book, mariano book, fortuny mobile, Peacock & book, Vine: On book, Vine: On William Morris pdf, & Vine: On book, & Vine: On William Morris download, Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny eBookCharming beautifully written and illustrated Many of us know and love Willaim Morris' work but don't know Mariano Fortuny's


  3. J. P Spencer J. P Spencer says:

    Kindle A S Byatt Å Kindle Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny PDF Å 21st century.co peacock mobile, vine: free, william book, morris book, mariano book, fortuny mobile, Peacock & book, Vine: On book, Vine: On William Morris pdf, & Vine: On book, & Vine: On William Morris download, Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny eBookByatt presents a beautiful highly personal essay on Morris and Fortuny which I read in a single sitting I came to this as a big fan of both Morris and Byatt but knew nothing of Fortuny despite having read Proust I assumed that Fortuny in In Search of Lost Time was another fictional artist like Vintieul Bergma and Elstir Byatt has very much broadened how I look at Morris' work generally and printed patterns specifically whether they are wallpaper fabric or whatever As the book is exactly as advertised a highly personal reflection on Morris' and Fortuny's art so I am disappointed in the reviewers who rail on this little book apparently expecting a rehash of Fiona MacCarthy's biography of Morris For those looking to expand how th


  4. steven g gross steven g gross says:

    Kindle A S Byatt Å Kindle Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny PDF Å 21st century.co peacock mobile, vine: free, william book, morris book, mariano book, fortuny mobile, Peacock & book, Vine: On book, Vine: On William Morris pdf, & Vine: On book, & Vine: On William Morris download, Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny eBookGreat insight by a brilliant writer I have always loved Morris and this book put him in a whole new light I also made me want to learn about Fortuny and his creative process and life


  5. L. Brannel L. Brannel says:

    Kindle A S Byatt Å Kindle Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny PDF Å 21st century.co peacock mobile, vine: free, william book, morris book, mariano book, fortuny mobile, Peacock & book, Vine: On book, Vine: On William Morris pdf, & Vine: On book, & Vine: On William Morris download, Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny eBookFamous author writing about two master designers William Morris and Fortuny Must have Lived up to expectation with insights about the designers and their commonalities and differences I've passed in on to two friends who also loved it Small book but a delight


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