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Douglas-Home, Jessica, author.

William Simmonds : the silent heart of the arts and crafts movement / Jessica Douglas-Home.

London : Unicorn, an imprint of Unicorn Publishing Group LLP, 2018.
Physical Description:
284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Reference Library
NK1142 .D684 2018 (LC)
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Maps on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-273) and index.
This book looks at the Arts & Crafts movement through the work of William Simmonds, his life, his friends and their attitudes to modernism to show why that movement was important, how it fitted into its age and what it taught then and can teach us today.
Subject Terms:
Arts and crafts movement -- Great Britain.
Arts and crafts movement.
Great Britain.
Modernism (Art)
Modernism (Art) -- Great Britain.
Simmonds, W. G. (William George), 1876-1968.
Simmonds, W. G. (William George), 1876-1968.
Simmonds, W. G. (William George), 1876-1968. Works. Selections.

  • Beginnings 1876-1892
  • National art training school 1893-1898
  • Royal academy schools 1899
  • Upper schools 1900-1904
  • The genius of Edwin Abbey 1904-1905
  • Signs of expulsion and emigration 1906-1907
  • All-powerful 'summer exhibition' 1907-1911
  • Eve Simmonds 1910-1912
  • Secret war work 1914-1915
  • Scultping becomes the consuming passion 1915-1916
  • War work for De Havilland 1917-1918
  • When the fighting stops 1918
  • Call of the Cotswolds 1918-1919
  • New theatre director for Oakridge 1919-1921
  • Annus mirabilis 1921
  • Second Annus mirabilis 1922
  • Professors on the road 1922-1923
  • Puppets claim centre stage 1923-1925
  • Wilkinsons, Simmondses, D.H. Lawrence 1926
  • Enter Violet Gordon Woodhouse 1927-1929
  • William, Violet and Rothenstein 1929-1933
  • Detmar blow destroyed 1934-1939
  • Initial years of the second World War 1939-1941
  • Latter years of the second World War 1941-1945
  • William's final years 1945-1968.