Charles rennie mackintosh was born in 1868, he was the son of a policeman and attended allan glens school in glasgow. His work, alongside that of his wife margaret macdonald, was influential on european design movements such as art nouveau and secessionism and praised by great modernists such as josef hoffmann. Charles rennie mackintosh, revolving bookcase for houshill, nitshill, glasgow. Following a recent research enquiry from our friends at 78 derngate, the northampton home designed by charles rennie mackintosh in 1916, today we post on an aspect of mackintoshs work that is still somewhat overlooked. This revolving bookcase was made for houshill, a large nineteenthcentury house at nitshill in glasgow. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Perfection of design, function and beauty i love this. Walking around the meticulously reconstructed mackintosh house offers an intimate glimpse into the private living space of glasgows most famous son, charles rennie mackintosh and his artistwife, margaret macdonald mackintosh. Facts about charles rennie mackintosh tell you about the prominent scottish designer, architect, artist and water colorist. He was born on june 7th, 1868 in glasgow and died on december 10th, 1928. In 1889 he joined the firm of honeyman and keppie, becoming a partner. Books by charles rennie mackintosh author of charles.
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View charles rennie mackintoshs 369 artworks on artnet. Charles rennie mackintosh 1868 1928 was a scottish artist, designer and architect. Charles rennie mackintosh has 39 books on goodreads with 103 ratings. A bookcase cabinet by charles rennie mackintosh on artnet. From timeless favorites, like the hill house chair, to lesser known but magnificent pieces, like the dug out lounge chair, bauhaus2yourhouse offers them all. Charles rennie mackintosh was an innovative scottish architect and designer best known for his involvement in the arts and crafts movement. Charles rennie mackintosh pompeii, a sheet of studies including pedestal, gable end, trough, corinthian capital and statue signed with monogram and dated april 7th. Shop authentic charles rennie mackintosh furniture and other charles rennie mackintosh furniture from the worlds best dealers.
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The life and love of charles rennie mackintosh, the father of glasgow. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Check out our resources for adapting to these times. Mckean, professor of architecture at the university of brighton, and photographer colin baxter provide an indepth overview of the scottish architect, painter, furniture designer, and graphic artist charles rennie mackintosh 18681928. Born in glasgow charles rennie mackintosh, one of the foremost british figures in the art nouveau movement, and as the principal exponent of the glasgow style, mackintosh was born in the townhead area of the city. View a bookcase cabinet by charles rennie mackintosh on artnet. Although he created this elegant style of chair in 18989 for catherine cranstons argyle street tea rooms in. An important and unique bookcase designed 1895 artandcraft charles rennie mackintosh. An architect, decorator, graphic artist, painter and furniture designer, mackintosh was known for combining the prosaic with the sumptuous, the severe with the romantic. Charles rennie mackintosh, born june 7, 1868, glasgow, scotlanddied december 10, 1928, london, england, scottish architect and designer who was prominent in the arts and crafts movement in great britain he was apprenticed to a local architect, john hutchinson, and attended evening classes at the glasgow school of art. Revolving bookcase for houshill, nitshill, glasgow. The bookcase was possibly designed for gladsmuir, the home of william davidson, a well known and early patron of charles rennie mackintosh, who was known to have accepted a less elaborate version from mackintosh in 18968 illustrated bilcliffe pg 41 1897. The wood, copper and motherofpearl inlay on this bookcase first appeared in a chair designed by ernest archibald taylor for the wylie and lochhead pavilion at the glasgow international exhibition of 1901, which showcased international art and design. Glasgow school green stained cypress wood, glazed bookcase.
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