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Date: 2023

Title: Burton J. Westcott Residence, Springfield, Ohio, Exterior and Interior 2023 (1907 - S.099).

Description: Set of 74 exterior and 59 interior photographs of the Westcott Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1907, completed in 1909-11. We were able to visit the house on an overcast day near the end of October. When Frank Lloyd Wright published Ausgefuhrte Bauten und Entwurfe in 1910, he included two perspectives of the Westcott House. The first, a perspective study for the Westcott House. Plate XVI (16). This version is variation of the completed house, but remained a study. Plate LIII (53) is the version that was completed, a perspective of Westcott House, and a tissue overlay of the grand and first floor plan, and a floor plan for the second floor. Wright described the Westcott... Continue...

Size: Original 23 X 15 high res digital images

ST#: 2023.22.0324 (1-59)
   
Date1950

Title:
Frank Lloyd Wright Bronze Portrait Bust, 1950, By John Karl Daniels.

Description: Limited edition cast bronze bust of Frank Lloyd Wright, by sculptor John Karl Daniels. Daniels (1875-1978) was a Norwegian-American sculptor. His home and studio was on the grounds of the Van Dusen Mansion in Minneapolis. A majority of his sculptures in bronze and stone are located in Minnesota.

       The bronze sculpture is numbered 12/100 and signed in overlapping letters “JKD 50" in-mold to left shoulder. It is mounted on a black honed and polished stone base with gilt-incised inscription: “Frank Lloyd Wright – Architect.” Some reports indicated that Wright sat for this bust in the sculptor’s Minneapolis studio in October of 1950. Text on back of bust: “Frank Lloyd Wright, 1950.” (Note: Back top left corner of stone is damaged.)

Description: 5.0" Wide x 10.5" High x 5.0" Deep, Bust: 3.5" Wide x 6.0" High x 3.5" Deep.


S#: 0831.118.0324
   
Date: 1914

Title: Midway Gardens Small Oval Platter, Chicago, Illinois, 1914 (1913 - S.180).

Description: Small oval platter. Designed for Midway Gardens, Chicago, by Frank Lloyd Wright. Midway Gardens covered a city block and included the exterior summer garden with performance stage and an interior Winter Garden for year round entertainment. Wright designed the complete structure: furnishings, furniture, sculptures, murals, windows, dinnerware, monogram, a complete work of art.
       The Midway Garden monogram and the design of the plate is by Frank Lloyd Wright. The platter is bordered with red squares, approximately 0.1875" x 0.1875." On the inside edge of the squares is a black oval line. The red squares are approximately .75 inches apart. The monogram is black lettering within a black rectangle, with a small red triangle. Marked on the bottom... Continue...
Size: 7 x 4.5

S#:
0124.64.0224
   

Date: 1930

Title: L’Architecture Vivante - Summer 1930, No 28. (L’Architecture Vivante translates to “Living Architecture.”) Publication Etablie Par Les Soins Des Editions Albert Morance, A Paris, 30-32, Rue De Fleurus. (Publication Established By The Care Of Editions Albert Morance, In Paris, 30-32, Rue De Fleurus.) (Published by Albert Morance, Paris)

Author: Badovici, Jean

Description: Published in French, this volume includes two issues, Spring and Summer 1930, Numbers 27 and 28. The pages and plates in this volume are slipped into a portfolio, stiff boards, beige cloth spine, tied with ribbons.
       Spring 1930 Issue: The Problem of the “Minimum House,” by Le Corbusier and P. Jeanneret.
       Summer 1930 Issue: “Frank Lloyd Wright.” In 1932, this issue was published as a single volume, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architecte Americain (Sweeney 301).
       Introduction: "Frank Lloyd Wright. Nous avons souvent montre dans l'Architecture Vivante, que le sens de sens de l'utile n'excluait nullement la recherche du beau..." (We have often shown in "Living Architecture" that the sense of meaning of the useful does not exclude the search for beauty ...)
       The 32 pages (49-76), are single sheets, unbound, 17.75 x 10.75 folded to 8.87, 8 sheets. Pages 49-51 is text written by Jean Badovici, and includes two... Continue...
(Sweeney 229)

Size: 9 x 11

Pages: Pp 49-76; Plates 26-50

S#:
0229.00.0224
   
Date: 1940

Title: Leigh Stevens, Auldbrass Plantation, Yemassee, South Carolina, Ornamental Downspout, Circa 1940 (1940 - S.261-264).

Description: Ornamental Spruce Downspout for the Leigh Stevens, Auldbrass Plantation. Frank Lloyd Wright designed some of the first buildings on the property in 1939. Wright originally designed copper ornamental downspouts for Auldbrass, but copper was difficult to obtain so at Stevens’ request, Wright designed ornamental wood pendants (FLLW #4015.19), suspended at each corner between the downspouts. Wright wrote on the drawing, “Print to Leigh.” When Wright published his extensive article in the January 1948 issue of Architectural Forum, Wright created a presentation drawing, including the ornamental downspout, page 95.
       When Wayne Andrews photographed Auldbrass Plantation in 1953, the downspouts were plainly visible, and were still painted white as late as 1979, see Auldbrass, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Southern Plantation, DeLong, 2003, p.162-163. When Joel Silver acquired Auldbrass in 1986, it was in disrepair, and half complete. Silver restored Auldbrass, completed unfinished buildings, and replaced the ornamental wood downspouts with Wright’s original design, producing them in copper as Wright had initially specified.
       " 'Old Brass' was the name given to a tract of land in South Carolina that includes over 4,000 acres. "In the mid 1930s the Savanna River Lumber Co. Which owned the tract of land slid into bankruptcy. C. Leigh Stevens took over the responsibility of reorganizing the company, and ended up "with its shares held by Stevens." Old Brass was one of many holdings owned by the reorganized Savanna River Lumber Co. The modern history of "Auldbrass" which Wright adapted from Old Brass started in 1939 when C. Leigh Stevens commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to create a plantation complex of buildings for his southern home..." Auldbrass, The Plantation Complex Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Stevens, 1992.
       A pair from The Domino’s Center for Architecture & Design, sold at Christie’s, December 11, 1993. Price realized: $1,265 each piece. This piece acquired from Toomey & Company, Chicago, Illinois. Providence: Auldbrass Plantation / Important Private Collection / Private Collection. Constructed of Spruce, painted.

Size: 65" High x 50" Wide x 2.25 Deep.

S#:
0531.119.1223
   
Date: Circa 1924

Title: Taliesin II, Spring Green, Wis. Circa 1924 (1914 - S.182).

Description: Real Photo Postcard. View of the Porte Cochere fountain from the Northwest. Behind the camera is the Porte Cochere and the sitting room in the private residence. In 1914, the driveway to Taliesin came up from the Southwest and entered Taliesin from beyond the Porte Cochere. At the time, there was a single column supporting the roof. Stairs were between the column and the fountain and are visible in drawings and photographs in Frank Lloyd Wright Select Houses 2, page 28 and 33. Also see S#0124.32 for another view. The photograph on page 33 is published in the... Continue...

Size: 5.4 x 3.5

S#:
0164.15.0224
   
Date: 2023

Title: Cedric G. and Patricia Boulter Residence, Cincinnati, Ohio, Exterior and Interior 2023 (1954 - S.379).

Description: Set of 96 exterior photographs of the Boulter Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1954. The house is set into the hillside in the Clifton neighborhood of Cincinnati. We were able to visit the house on an overcast day near the end of October. In 1952, Frank Lloyd Wright designed a house for Horace Sturtevant in Oakland Californica. Like the Boulter Residence, it too was designed for a hillside. Working drawings were completed, but the house remained a project. Frank Lloyd Wright resurrected the design for the Boulter Residence, lengthening the living room by... Continue...

Size: Original 23 X 15 high res digital images

ST#:
2023.09.0124 (1-96)
   
Date: 1958

Title: Architektura (Poland) - July 1958 (Published monthly by Arkady Publishing House, Warsaw, Poland)

Author: K. P. (Note: The book review was signed “K. P.” Initials did not match any editors listed.)

Description: Book Review: The Future of Architecture. Przysztosc Architektury (The Future of Architecture). Wydawnictwo "The Architectural Press", Londyn 1955 r. (Publishing house "The Architectural Press", London 1955.)
       The Future of Architecture was published in 1953. A British edition was published by the Architecural Press, London, in 1955.
       Polish text: Ksizka ta skupia w jednym tomie rózne prace pisane autora, rozizucone po licznych wydawnictwach, dzis prewaznie wyczerpanych. Na stepie siazki najdujemy obserna „rozmowe z przyjacielem" na tematy architektoniczne, dalej cykl wykladów w Princenton (1930 r.), w Chicago (1931 r.), w Londynie (1939 r.), a w koncu dwa artykuly: o pewnych as-pektach architektury przysziosci oraz o architekturze bedacej wyrazem wlasnych dazen Wrighta, która on sam nazwal „architektura organiczna". Nie kuszac sie o streszczenie nader bogatego i rói-norodnego materialu ksiazki, przytaczamy z niej szereg charakterystycznych fragmentw. Uderza w nich wielki radykalizm F. L. Wrighta, jego bezkompromisowost, a przede wszystkim subiektywna ocena architektury epok minionych. Moga one bu-dzie rózne zastrzezenia, lecz na pewno warto sie z nimi zapozna jako z pogladami czlowieka, którego wydawcy nie wahali sie nazwa najwiekszym sposród zyjacych architektów...
       English translation: This book brings together in one volume the author's various written works, scattered across numerous publications, now almost out of print. What follows is an extensive "conversation with a friend" on the topic series of lectures in Princenton... Continue...

Size: 9.5 x 13

Pages: Pp 301-304

S#:
1259.90.0124
   
Date: 1900

Title: Warren Hickox Residence, Kankakee, Illinois, Art Glass Windows 1900 (1900 - S.056).

Description: Set of two original art glass windows from the Warren Hickox Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900. Both the Hickox and Bradley houses are considered Wright’s first prairie styled houses. The depth of Frank Lloyd Wright’s design incorporated interior furnishing, carpets, built-ins, art glass windows and landscaping, creating a complete harmonious design. The Bradley House incorporated many design elements that defined Prairie styled houses. Low pitched... Continue...

Size: Glass: 18" x 18.5" inches. Overall: 22" x 25" inches each.

S#:
0041.74.1223 (1-2)
   
Date: 2019

Title: Warren Hickox Residence, Kankakee, Illinois, 2019 (1900 - S.056)

Description: Set of 44 exterior photographs of the Warren Hickox Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900. Warren Hickox, Sr. purchased two adjoining lots and gave one to his daughter Anna Hickox Bradley (1900 - S.052) and the other to his son Warren Hickox, Jr. In 1900, both hired Frank Lloyd Wright to design homes for their properties. Warren and Anna had a sister, Mrs. Charles Roberts. In 1896, Frank Lloyd Wright remodeld the Charles E. Roberts Residence in Oak Park (S.040). This was one of many projects Wright would design for Roberts. The first project Frank Lloyd Wright designed for Roberts was a house in 1892 (FLLW #9210). In 1910... Continue...

Size: Original 23 X 15 high res digital images

ST#: 2019.68.1223 (1-44)
   


Date: Circa 1905

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright Studio Letterhead, Oak Park, Illinois, Circa 1905 (1897 - S.004).

Description: Letterhead for the Frank Lloyd Wright Studio circa 1905. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio were connected. He worked in the studio until 1909 when he traveled to Europe. Upon his return, he moved to Spring Green.
       Unused Letterhead, beige handmade paper with Fabriano watermark, when held up to the light, has the appearance of laid paper, but disappears when light is removed. Top edge uncut and deckle, other three sides are trimmed. Letterhead stock matches envelope stock. Letterpress in two colors on both sides, dark brown and red. Text is on the front, the red monogram is on the back. Text on front, lower left: “From Frank Lloyd Wright Architect. Forest and Chicago Avenues, Oak Park, Illinois. Telephone Oak Park Fifty Three.” The solid red square was Frank Lloyd Wright’s second monogram. His first monogram was a Celtic cross within a circle, within a square.
       In 1895 Wright installed a carved stone plaque (2002.136.0519-4) outside his Oak Park office which included his first monogram. He included it on his first letterhead. He also included it in the design for the title page, lower right hand corner, of The Eve of St. Agnes, and was added through-out The House Beautiful. Providence: Ex. collection of Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. Acquired from Pfeiffer by Kathryn Smith. Acquired from the private collection of Kathryn Smith.

Size: 8.25" x 4.75"

S#: 0058.61.1223


Top Left: Front side of letterhead.  Lower Left: Back side.
   
Date: 1966

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, Pioneer of Organic Architecture (Egypt) (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by National House for Printing and Publishing, Egypt)

Author: Hammad, Mohammad; Karim, Sayed

Description: Published in Arabic. Volume reads from back to front. Text is all in Arabic. Many photographs and illustration throughout. This may have been an unauthorized edition. The photographs are of a poor quality. It appears that the photographs were scanned from other books, not original photographs. They have the appearance like a Zerox copy. The cover portrait is a copy of the illustration and frontispiece from Frank Lloyd Wright, Rebel in Concrete, Forsee, 1959, and illustrated by Guy Fry. Note: Text in Arabic. Translation to English by the bookseller in Alexandria, Egypt, and by Google Translator.) (First Edition) (Sweeney 1631)

Size: 9.5 x 8.75

Pages: Pp 231

S#:
1631.00.1223
   
Date: 1967

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, His Life. His Works. His Views (Egypt) (Stiff Soft Cover) (Published by Arab Renaissance House, Egypt)

Author: Mahmoud, Mohammed Tawfiq; Fathi, Hassan

Description: Published in Arabic. Volume reads from back to front. Text is all in Arabic. Many photographs and illustration throughout. A few color plates. This may have been an unauthorized edition. The photographs are of a poor quality. It appears that the photographs were scanned from other books, not original photographs. They have the appearance like a Zerox copy. Cover illustration adapted from a Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation First Day Cover, 1966, which may have been adapted from an earlier illustration. Cover spine is missing. Note: Text in Arabic. Translation to English by the bookseller in Alexandria, Egypt, and by Google Translator.) (First Edition)

Size: 6.6 x 9.5

Pages: Pp 946

S#:
1720.99.1223
   
Date: 2023

Title: Ingwald Moe Residence, Gary, Indiana, Exterior 2023 (1908-9 - FLLW #0531).

Description: Set of 29 exterior photographs of the Moe Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905/1908-9, and most likely the plans were part of the Evanston Model Housing Project. The exterior walls of the house are covered in plaster and extends up to the roof line. The sills match the light color of the stucco. The windows are trimmed in wood, and trim is also used as a design element between windows. Like the Charles Brown Residence, the front porch roof may have originally been cantilevered. Mahony's original presentation drawing shows a cantilevered roof. The 1911 Sanborn... Continue...

Size: Original 23 X 15 high res digital images.

ST#: 2023.07.1123 (1-29)
   
Date: 2019

Title: Charles A. Brown Residence, Evanston, Illinois, Exterior 2019 (1905 - S.110).

Description: Set of 45 exterior photographs of the Brown Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905. The exterior walls of the house are board and batten, and extend up to the sills of the second floor windows. The horizontal band of windows and stucco, surrounds all four side and extends to the roof line. The sills match the light color of the stucco. The windows are trimmed in wood, and trim is also used to as a design element between windows. A striking feature of the house is the roof that is cantilevered over the veranda. Like the Davenport Residence (1901), the house... Continue...

Size: Set of 45 original 23 X 15 high res digital images.

ST#: 2019.65.1023 (1-45)
   
Date: 2018

Title:
E. Arthur Davenport Residence, River Forest, Illinois, 2018 (1901 - S.068).

Description:
Set of 50 exterior photographs of the Davenport Residence. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright January 1901 (FLLW#0101). In the July 1901 issue of Ladies Home Journal, Wright designed A Small House With Lots of Room In It. When you compare it to the Davenport design and floor plan, although larger, there are striking similarities. In 1931 the house was renovated. Three not so shuttle changes were made to the house. The trim around the upper front windows, altering the roof line dramatically and removal of the front porch. The lower half to two-thirds of the exterior of the house... Continue...

Size:
Original 23 X 15 high res digital images.

ST#:
2018.52.1023 (1-50)
   
Date: 1911

Title: 1) Herbert Angster Residence, Lake Bluff, Illinois, Perspective View 1911 (1911 - S.169).

Description: Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin (Hillside), in 1911 after his return from Europe (FLLW#1101.01). Perspective view of the Herbert Angster Residence viewed from the West. The kitchen is in the background on the far left. The entrance can be seen left of center in the two-story section of the house tucked behind the concrete urn. The covered porch in the foreground to the right is off the master bedroom. A built-in flower box sets between the two columns supporting the roof. The living room is to the right. Text lower left: “Mr. Herbert Angster Residence. Frank Lloyd Wright... Continue...

Size: 10 x 7 B&W photograph

S#: 0104.31.0923
   
Date: 1893

Title: 1) Municipal Boathouse, Lake Mendota, Madison, Wisconsin, Front Elevation 1893 (1893 - S.022).

Description: Front Elevation for the Municipal Boathouse on Lake Mendota. The Municipal Boathouse on Lake Mendota, in Madison, Wisconsin, a recreational building and storage facility, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1893. He was 26 year old at the time and a draftsman for the architectural firm of Adler and Sullivan. In March 1893, the Madison Improvement Association announced a competition for sketches of a boat house to be built by the association. Frank Lloyd Wright submitted two designs, and both were excepted, one for Lake Mendota and one for Lake Monona. The boat house for Lake Mendota was completed by the Spring of 1894, but construction of the lake Monona boathouse was put on hold due to the depression of 1893. The Lake Mendota Boathouse was built on the edge of a steep bank. At street level, the boat house appeared to be approximately one story tall. From the lakeside however, the size was much more impressive, rising 32.5 feet from the shoreline.
       From the lake side, the two towers dominated the front elevation with a large arched opening that led to the interior storage for boats. At the base of each towers, a single centered arched doorway lead to the interior of the towers. Access was also gained by walkways on either side of the arched opening in the center. The boathouse was cut into the hillside and the back of the interior was semicircular. The roof supported the semicircular loggia above. Boats could be loaded onto storage racks via a "pivoted crane" that ran on a circular track overhead. Text: "Front Elevation, Toward Lake. Of the Boathouse On Lake Monona, For The Madison Improvement Assn. Madison Wis. Frank L Wright Architect. 1501 Schiller Building, Chicago." FLLW Foundation #9304.06. Courtesy of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives, Avery Architectural Library, Columbia University.

Size: 8 x 10 B&W photograph

S#: 00
13.25.0823
   
Date: 1918

Title: Original Handwritten Letter from Frank Lloyd Wright to Catherine L. Wright, 1918.

Description: An original handwritten letter from Frank Lloyd Wright to Catherine L. Wright dated October 2nd, 1918. Wright attempts to persuade Catherine to grant him a divorce. She continues to refuses.
       On June 1, 1889, Catherine and Frank were married in Chicago, Illinois. She was 17 years old. Raising a family dominated most of her time. In 1903, Frank Lloyd Wright designed a house for Edwin H. And Mamah Borthwick Cheney In 1909, Mamah and Frank left their respective spouses and traveled to Europe, settling in Italy for about a year. Upon their return in 1911, they settled at Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin. On January 2, 1912, Edwin announced his intentions to marry Mamah's sister, his sister-in-law. On August 15, 1914, one of Wright's recently hired domestic workers murdered Mamah, both her children, three of Wright's associates, and a son of one of the associates. He set fire to one wing of Taliesin, and murdered the seven people with an ax as they tried to escape the fire. At the time, Wright was overseeing work on Midway Gardens in Chicago. Catherine Wright would refuse to give Wright a divorce until November 13, 1922.
       Immediately after the tragic death of Mamah Cheney on... Continue...


Size:
13.125" x 4.375" folded to 4.56" x 4.375."

S#:
0139.21.0523
   
Date: 1940

Title: Clarence W. Sondern Residence, Kansas City, Missouri, Two-Part Dining Room Table, 1940 (1939 - S.279).

Description: Two original sectional dining room tables for the Clarence W. Sondern Residence. Clarence Sondern, was a laboratory director for a chemical company in Kansas City. The Sondern house was designed by Wright as a Usonian home in 1939. In 1944, Sondern moved and sold the home to Arnold Adler (1948 - S.307). In 1948, Adler commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design an addition that more than tripled the size of the house. Besides all the built-ins, Wright designed chairs, tables, hassocks and bed frames for the Sonderns. After the Adler addition was completed, an article was published on January 7, 1951, in the Kansas City Star about the housewarming at the Adler House. It included a photograph of the living and dining rooms, and it is interesting to note that none of the original Wright designed furniture was pictured in the space. Like other Dining Room tables from Wright’s Usonian period, the dining room table was modular in style. Sections could... Continue... 

Size: Size: 26" tall x 24" wide x 30" deep (each).

S#:
0531.102.0223
   
Date: 1900

Title: B. Harley Bradley Residence, Kankakee, Illinois, Original Dining or Sitting Room Leaded Art Glass Window 1900 (1900 - S.052).

Description: Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900. The Bradley Residence is one of Wight’s earliest Prairie Houses, and is considered by most to be his first. The depth of Frank Lloyd Wright’s design incorporated interior furnishing, carpets, built-ins, art glass windows and landscaping, creating a complete harmonious design. The Bradley House incorporated many design elements that defined Prairie styled houses. Low pitched gabled roofs, broad overhangs, dominate horizontal lines, the exterior finished in stucco and horizontal bands of art glass windows.
       The B. Harley Bradley House featured over ninety leaded art glass windows. Art glass windows and doors throughout the house utilized a variation of the same design. They are also more complex than any of Wright’s earlier designs. This is the first time that the design continues through a number of windows. Multiple windows create a single design. The angles in the windows mimic the angles of the roof line. Windows were executed in three different lead cames, 1/2", 5/16", 3/16". The glass is clear with accents of white and red glass.
       The skylight in the dining room is more elaborate in design and is considered the most sophisticated and lavish art glass designed by Wright and do not relate to the design of the other windows in the house. According to Sloan, Light Screens, 2001, p.94, the skylights mirrored the size and placement of the dining room table. A built-in china cabinet covers one interior wall. Glass doors in the cabinet originally included art glass, but are an entirely different design than the windows and skylight.
       This particular design can be found in the dining and sitting rooms, and is the left pan when viewing it from the outside. The dining room has five pairs of windows that open outward. The sitting room has six pairs. Leaded art glass and wood. Provenance: B. Harley Bradley House, Kankakee. IL.

Size: Glass: 17.5 x 34.5 inches. Overall: 22 x 40.75 inches.

S#:
0041.49.0122
   
Date: 1952

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: 60 Years of Living Architecture, Munich, Germany Exhibition (Published by the House of Kunst, a Museum, Munich. Poster Design: Stefan P. Munsing. German Graphic Arts Institute, Munich, Germany)

Description: Original Silkscreen Poster produced for the Frank Lloyd Wright: 60 Years of Living Architecture, Munich, Germany Exhibition. Text: "Frank Lloyd Wright. Ausstellung, 60 Jahre Arhitektur. Haus der Kunst - Munchen. 16. Mai - 15.Juni. 9-18 Uhr. Markgraf-Druck K.G. Munchen 12. Entwurf, Munsing." (Frank Lloyd Wright. Exhibition, 60 years of architecture. House of Art - Munich. May 16 - June 15. 9am-6pm. Markgraf-Print Design: Munsing, Stefan P. K.G. Munchen 12. Design: Munsing.) Designed by Stefan P. Munsing, printed by Markgraf-Druck.
       Sixty Years of Living Architecture, The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright (1951-1956) was a traveling exhibition of Wright's work, consisting of Models, photographs and original drawings. A Preview of the exhibition was held in Philadelphia at Gimbel Brothers Gallery in January, 1951. After the Preview, the exhibition was held in 9 different cities worldwide. The Munich exhibition was in 1952.
       The cover of the exhibition catalog was printed in two color. Red and black. The gray is a half-tone dot pattern of the black plate. The poster is silkscreened using three colors, red, black and gray. If the catalog cover is a true indication of the red plate, it has faded on the poster. Acquired from an auction house in Great Britain.

Size: 24 x 33.25

S#:
0861.01.0122
   
Date:1963

Title
: Buildings, Plans And Designs, Frank Lloyd Wright (Folio) (Published in Japanese, publisher unknown)

Author: Wright, Frank Lloyd

Description: Published in Japanese, English and German. In 1910 Frank Lloyd Wright produced the "Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright," published by Ernst Wasmuth, in Berlin. Each set consisted of two portfolios with a combined total of one hundred separate plates and tissue overlays. Printed in German. Each plate was 25.2" x 16." Included in the portfolios was a 32 page booklet.
       In 1963, Horizon Press reproduced the portfolio as a single set, same dimensions, in English. The order of the plates were changed, and the embossed logo was dropped. The title was printed in English, the German notes in the floor plans remained. Tissues were printed as plates, numbering 100 plates. The 32 page booklet was published in English.
       This folio follows the 1963 edition, but is reduced in size and number of plates. Folio boards are covered with a modeled paper. The cover has a title sheet pasted to the front of the board. There are four cloth ties.
       Fifty plates in all, Plate 1, Winslow; Plate 2, Stable; Plate 6. Wolf; Plate 7, Wolf; Plate 8, Francis Apartments; Plate 9, Wright Studio; Plate 11, Heller; Etc. Although some plates have been deleted in this volume, each plate is number lower right, 1-50.
        The booklet is printed in Japanese and English. Title: Frank Lloyd Wright. There are four sections. A: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Preface. (In English.) B: Plate Commentary. (In Japanese.) C: Terminology. (German to English.) D: Frank Lloyd Wright Chronicle. Portrait. Last entry: 1959. 4. 9. His death. (First Edition)

Size: Folio: 12.5 x 17.6. Plates: 17.1 x 12. Booklet: 7.1 x 10.1.

Pages: Folio, 50 Plates, Booklet: Pp 22

S#:
1534.03.1021
   
Date: 1953

Title: Benjamin Adelman House Dining Room Table, Phoenix, AZ, 1953 (1951 - S.344).

Description:
Original two piece Dining Room table for the Benjamin Adelman House. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1951. Wright designed a laundry facility and three homes for Benjamin Adelman, and a home (two schemes) for his son, Albert Adelman. Wright's first project for Benjamin Adelman was a commercial building for his laundry and dry-cleaning business in Milwaukee in 1945. It remained a project. One year later, 1946, Benjamin's son Albert, approached Wright about designing a home for him on a lot he owned in Fox Point, Wisconsin. Scheme #1 remained a project, but... Continue...

Size: The top of the tables are 32" square and 2.5" deep. The height of the table is 27." The legs are 8" wide and turned 45 degrees. 8" up from the bottom of the legs is a 12" x 12" shelf that intersects all four legs at the corners.

S#:
1987.126.0521
   
Date: 1952

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright: America's Most Famous Architect. Rotterdam, Holland 1952 (The exhibition was supervised by Architect J.J.P. Oud. The interior was designer by Benno H. Wissing. The Exhibition Poster was design by Benno Wissing and Jan A. Begeer. Printed in the Netherlands by Kuhn en Zoon, Rotterdam.)

Description: Original poster published for the exhibition Sixty Years of Living Architecture, The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright, held "in het ahoy' gebouw" (in the Ahoy Building), Rotterdam, Holland, 1952. The traveling exhibition consisted of models, photographs and original drawings. A Preview of the exhibition was held in Philadelphia at Gimbel Brothers Gallery in January, 1951. The world wide tour opened in Florence, Italy (June 1951), then traveled to Zurich, Paris, Munich, Rotterdam, Mexico City, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
       From the Rotterdam Catalog: Ter gelegenheid van hot het honderdjarig bestaan van de Acedemie van Beeldende Kunsten en Technische Wetenschappen is het mogelijk geworden met bijdragen van Rijk, Gemeente en stadgenoten deze tentoonstelling in Rotterdam to houden. (On the occasion of the centenary of the Academy of Visual Arts and Technical Sciences, it has become possible with contributions from the State, Municipality and fellow citizens to hold this exhibition in Rotterdam.)
       Architect J. J. P. Oud is bereid geweest zijn bemiddeling to verlenen om deze tentoonstelling noor Rotterdam te krijgen en belostte zich op verzoek van Frank Lloyd Wright met de supervisie de Rotterdamse tentoonstelling. (Architect J. J. P. Oud was willing to mediate in getting this exhibition to Rotterdam and, at the request of Frank Lloyd Wright, took over the supervision of the Rotterdam exhibition.)
       De inrichting word verzorgd door de ontwerper B. H. Wissing. (The interior is provided by the designer B. H. Wissing.)
       The poster was designed by "Wissing - Beger," Benno... Continue...


Size: 32.25 x 44

S#:
0910.69.0521
   
Date: 1932

Title: Frank Lloyd Wright, Architecte Americain. Extrait de "L'Architecture Vivante" (Excerpt from "Living Architecture"). Publication Etablie Par Les Soins Des Editions Albert Morance, A Paris, 30-32, Rue De Fleurus. (Publication Established By The Care Of Editions Albert Morance, In Paris, 30-32, Rue De Fleurus.). (Published by Albert Morance, Paris)

Author: Basdovici, Jean

Description: Published in French, this volume is a reprint of an extensive article on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, first published in the French publication L'Architecture Vivante, Summer 1930, pp. 49-76, plates 26-50 (Sweeney 229). "Frank Lloyd Wright. Nous avons souvent montre dans l'Architecture Vivante, que le sens de sens de l'utile n'excluait nullement la recherche du beau..." (We have often shown in "Living Architecture" that the sense of meaning of the useful does not exclude the search for beauty ...) Pages in this volume are slipped into a portfolio, stiff boards, cloth spine, tied with ribbons. The 32 pages are single sheets, unbound, 17.75 x 10.75 folded to 8.87, 8 sheets. Pages 5-7 is the text in written by Jean Badovici, and includes two unidentified floor plans. Pages 8-30 includes illustrations and floor plans of Wright's work. They include: Unity Temple, Coonley, Heurtley, Thomas, Robie, Evans, Heath, Taliesin, Allen, Imperial Hotel, Midway Gardens, McCormick, Larkin, Gratte-ciel (Skyscraper - The 1923 Commercial Building in Copper, Concrete, and Glass), American System Built Homes, McArthur (Apartments), Lexington Terrace, Cutten, Horse Shoe Inn, Como Orchards, Westcott. Of note... Continue.... (Sweeney 301)

Size: 9 x 11  

Pages: Pp 32, Plus 25 Plates

S#:
0301.00.0519
   
Date: 1928

Title: Original Wedding announcement of Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Wright

Description: Original Wedding announcement of Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Wright, at Rancho Santa Fe, California, 25 August 1928. "Iovanna.  Married, August 25, Rancho Santa Fe, California. Olga Ivanovna, Daughter of Ivan Lazovich and Militza Milan of Gettinje Montenegro, To Frank Lloyd Wright, Son of Anna Lloyd-Jones and William Cary Wright, Taliesin, Wisconsin, 1928."ť
       Designed and calligraphed by Wright, then photographically printed on vellum or rice paper and laminated to buff-colored card stock.  A portrait of their daughter Iovanna Lazovich Lloyd Wright at upper left; one portion hand-colored in red (4.5 x 5.5").  Olga and Frank were married on August 25, 1928 at midnight in Rancho Santa Fe near La Jolla.  The ceremony was held one year to the day after Wright's divorce from Miriam Noel Wright, and almost three years after their daughter Iovanna (shown in the hexagonal portrait) was born (December 2, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois). They honeymooned in Phoenix, Arizona at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel.
       A book was purchased from the daughter of the Melvyn Maxwell Smith Residence (S.287 1946) designed by Wright in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The invitation was in the book.


Size: 4.5 x 5.5

S#:
215.01.1106
   
   
   
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