William Morris Strawberry Thief
Floral Art Nouveau Watercolor Painting
Strawberry Thief is one of William Morris's most popular repeating designs for textiles. It takes as its subject the thrushes that Morris found stealing fruit in his kitchen garden of his countryside home, Kelmscott Manor, in Oxfordshire.
William Morris was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and British Arts and Crafts Movement. He founded a design firm in partnership with the artist Edward Burne-Jones, and the poet and artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti which profoundly influenced the decoration of churches and houses into the early 20th century. As an author, illustrator and medievalist, he helped to establish the modern fantasy genre.
Art by William Morris
Movement: Arts and Crafts / Art Nouveau
Beautiful ornate artistic floral vintage fine art pattern design featuring a blossoming tree, leaves and birds.
October 24th, 2017
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