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Wharton Esherick

(1889—1970)


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(b 1889; d 1970).

American furniture-maker, sculptor and poet. He produced custom-made furniture from the 1920s in the tradition of the late 19th-century Arts and Crafts Movement, and is now regarded as the founder of the American studio furniture movement.

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Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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