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Modern 'gothic' wallpaper at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham
Modern 'Gothic' wallpaper on the staircase at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, which was built between 1749 to 1776 for Horace Walpole with Wiliam Robinson and later James Essex as executive architects. The design for the house was developed by the 'committee of taste', Richard Bentley, John Chute, and Walpole himself. Some of the interiors were designed by Bentley, Chute, and, in the 1760s, by Thomas Pitt (later Lord Camelford), and Robert Adam. The staircase by Bentley dates from 1753-54. The…
Edouard Manet | Strawberries | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
At the end of his life, illness forced Manet to limit his work to the small-scale still lifes like this canvas and views of the garden around his house at Rueil, near Paris, where he lived during the summer of 1882