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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Artistic furniture of Charles Rohlfs.
New York : American Decorative Art 1900 Foundation ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
|Named Person:||Charles Rohlfs; Charles Rohlfs; Charles Rohlfs|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Cunningham; Charles Rohlfs; Milwaukee Art Museum.
|ISBN:||9780300139099 0300139098 9780300145465 0300145462|
|Notes:||"Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'The Artistic Furniture of Charles Rohlfs', organized by the Milwaukee Art Museum, Chipstone Foundation, and American Decorative Art 1900 Foundation"--Title page verso.
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Milwaukee Art Museum and four other institutions between May 2009 and Jan. 2011.
|Description:||xxi, 282 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction / Sarah Fayen --
Memories, pleasures, and promises --
A corner in the study of Anna Katharine Green --
Grandeur never before experienced --
From casting about to a graceful writing set --
The Rohlf's furniture --
The true and false in furniture --
A new art and a new artist --
The city of light --
An artist who works in wood --
Twentieth-century progressive yet strictly American --
Growing old gracefully --
Appendix : Illustrations of works by Charles Rohlfs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
"Charles Rohlfs ... was active as [a] furniture designer for a relatively short time, but his influence has been quite extensive. This erudite and comprehensive biographical catalog explains