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Lockwood de Forest: Furnishing the Gilded Age with a Passion for India

By: Mayer, Roberta A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, University of Delaware Press: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25241

ISBN: 0874139732

Condition: New


Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932) is best known as an artistic decorator with a flair for designs based on the arts and crafts of the Middle East and India. He began his career in partnership with Louis Comfort Tiffany. By 1883, de Forest had his own business and successfully introduced the East Indian craft revival to the United States. His interior designs and furnishings were embraced by some of the wealthiest families of the Gilded Age. With 182 illustrations. View more info