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William Morris Coloring Book

$8.95

Published with: the Brooklyn Museum

William Morris’s wallpaper designs are possibly more popular today than they ever were. The line drawings here trace his fruits, flowers, and vines to provide a satisfying collection for amateur and expert colorer alike. Reproductions of the paintings are shown in miniature in full color on the inside front and back covers, so that you can follow Morris’s color palette, if you wish.
48 pages with 22 images to color

• Soft cover book with staple binding
• High-quality paper perfect for colored pencils, pens, and markers
• Printed with soy-based inks
• Sturdy cover to ensure long-lasting enjoyment
• Coloring pages are blank on the back so they can be cut out and displayed

Published with the Brooklyn Museum

Size: 8.5 x 11 x .25 in.

ISBN 9780764950247

William Morris

A leader of the Arts and Crafts movement—which valued handicrafts over mass-produced goods—William Morris (English, 1834–1896) was also a writer, a founder of England’s socialist movement, and a designer of typefaces, fabrics, and wallpapers. He believed that decoration, in its finest form, gives pleasure to those who use it, as well as to those who make it. So after training as an architect, he cofounded a decorating company to produce glasswork, metalwork, and countless other crafts, including many textiles he designed himself. His genius shone brightly in the design of complex, intricately repetitive patterns. His work defines the best of Victorian fashion and was important to the development of Art Nouveau. Morris’s designs are as elegant today as when they came off his drawing board.
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