Sunday, January 22, 2012

Godwin and Richmond: Aesthetically Speaking

While most of us associate the Victorians with heavy, overly ornamental furnishings and art, there are a few exceptions that give us pause. Allow us to introduce the elegant designs and artwork of Edward William Godwin and George Richmond, respectively.

1. George Richmond, Self Portrait
2. Godwin Textile design
3. Godwin Display Cabinet
4. Godwin Settee via The Victoria & Albert Museum
5. Godwin Table via Christie's
6. George Richmond graphite portrait
7. Godwin Wallpaper Design via Phaidon
8. George Richmond, Self Portrait at age 21, at The National Portrait Gallery
9. Godwin Table at MOMA
10. Godwin Chair via The Victoria and Albert Museum


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