Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Kelmscott Manor

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Kelmscott Manor was the country home of the writer and designer William Morris from 1871 until his death in 1896, Morris is most closely associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. His limestone manor house is located in the Cotswold village of Kelmscott. Oxforshire.

Kelmscott Manor fue la casa de campo del escritor y diseñador William Morris a partir de 1871 y hasta su muerte en 1896, a Morris  se le relaciona más con el movimiento Arte y Oficios . Su casa señorial de piedra caliza se encuentra en el pueblo de Cotswold en Kelmscott. Oxforshire. 




"I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few"
By William Morris
"No quiero arte para unos pocos, más que educación para unos pocos, 
o  libertad para unos pocos"
Por William Morris


His only oil painting conserved,
Su única pintura al óleo conservada





"Give me love and work - These two only"
By William Morris
"Dame amor y trabajo - Estos dos solamente"
Por William Morris


"History has remembered the Kings and Warriors, because they destroyed. Art remembered the people because they created"
By William Morris
"La history ha recordado a los Reyes y guerreros, porque destruyeron. El Arte ha recordado a la gente porque crearon"
Por William Morris











Nowadays the house is the head office of 
the Society of Antiquaries of London
Hoy en día la casa es la sede de la Sociedad de Anticuarios de Londres

William Morris



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12 comments:

  1. Linda a casa e os pensamentos também são belíssimos. A arte é uma fonte inesgotável de inspiração.
    Tenha uma ótima semana.

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    1. Gracias, las frases de William Morris son increiblemente modernas.

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  2. It is open to visitors twice a week and my friend and her husband work as volunteers there. It is very near to where I live.

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    1. I can't believe it, Rosemary! It must be beautiful. I've found a picture, this morning and I've loved it.

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    2. Marina - I did a post here

      http://wherefivevalleysmeet.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/renaissance-man-from-walthamstow.html

      about William Morris which you might like to look at.

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    3. Thanks you, thank you. Here I go!

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  3. Kelmscott is indeed beautiful, Marina.
    I do like the Arts and Crafts Movement.

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    1. I don't know so much about this Movement in UK, but I'm going to look for more information. I'm glad to have you around here

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  4. Muy bonita la pintura conservada, el rojo tiene un color sorprendente.

    Me ha gustado, a través de tu blog voy conociendo temas y cosas nuevas para mi.

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    1. Me alegro mucho Maria Jesús, me encanta compartir lo que descubro.

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  5. Thank you for showing us this beautiful home! We have many Craftsman Style cottages here in Washington State, influenced by this style. It is interesting to see where William Morris lived and how he decorated his own home. His quotes are wonderful. xoxo

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    1. Thank you Karen! I agree with you, I think he was a special man with special thoughts, over all pretty modern for those days.

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