Christopher Dresser

Christopher Dresser

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Christopher Dresser (Glasgow, July 4, 1834 - Mulhouse, November 24, 1904) was an English designer and design theorist, now widely known as one of the first and most important, independent, designers and was a pivotal figure in the Aesthetic Movement, and a major contributor to the allied Anglo-Japanese branch of the Movement; both originated in England and had long lasting international influence.Dresser was born in Glasgow, Scotland. At age 13, he began attending the Government School of Design, Somerset House. He received training in design and took botany as his specialization. He lectured on the new subject of Art Botany to complete his studies before his appointment in 1855 as Professor of Artistic Botany in the Department of Science and Art, South Kensington He wrote a series of articles that appeared in the Art Journal in 1857, "Botany as Adapted to the Arts and Art Manufactures." In 1858 he sold his first designs.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136709368
  • 9786136709369