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Frank Lloyd Wright Casement Window Metal Bookmark

Frank Lloyd Wright Casement Window Metal Bookmark

By David Howell & Co.

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This bookmark draws its inspiration from a captivating source—the stained glass window adorning the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo. Designed by the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902, the house stands as a testament to his visionary genius. Within its walls, an exquisite stained glass window catches the eye, serving as a muse for this particular bookmark design. With its intricate patterns and vibrant colors, it encapsulates Wright's distinctive architectural style and artistic vision. By incorporating elements from this historic masterpiece, the bookmark offers a glimpse into the rich legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright and the timeless beauty of the Darwin D. Martin House.

Explore related artwork by Frank Lloyd Wright at the Chrysler Museum

Product Details

  • Solid brass bookmark; electroplated in non-tarnishing silver finish
  • Approximately 1 × 3.8 in (2.5 × 9.6 cm)
  • Packaged in acetate sleeve, with provenance card
  • Designed and manufactured in USA
  • Product type: Bookmark
  • Shipping Dimensions: 7.75 × 2.375 × 0.125 inches
    (19.7 × 6.0 × 0.3 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.06 lb (1.0 oz; 28 g)
  • SKU010009453 | UPC: 769022103815

About the Artist, Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) remains an iconic figure in American architecture and design. Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, Wright's career spanned over seven decades and left an indelible mark on the world of architecture. He was known for his visionary approach, pioneering organic architecture that seamlessly integrated buildings with their natural surroundings. Wright's most famous works include Fallingwater, a masterpiece of modern architecture built over a waterfall in Pennsylvania, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, which features a distinctive spiral design. His unique style, characterized by clean lines, open spaces, and innovative use of materials, has influenced countless architects and continues to inspire generations of designers worldwide. Wright's legacy as an architectural genius and his commitment to a harmonious relationship between nature and structures have solidified his place as one of America's most revered architects.

Throughout his career, Wright designed more than 1,000 structures, ranging from private residences and office buildings to places of worship and museums. He believed in creating architecture that responded to its environment and celebrated the spirit of the American landscape. The Prairie style, developed by Wright in the early 20th century, emphasized horizontal lines and open interior spaces, reflecting the vastness of the Midwestern prairie. His contributions to the field of architecture were not limited to design alone; Wright also embraced innovative construction techniques and advocated for the use of locally sourced materials. Beyond his architectural achievements, Wright was a complex personality, often attracting controversy and facing personal and professional challenges. Nevertheless, his lasting impact on the built environment and his influence on subsequent generations of architects have firmly established him as a visionary and celebrated American architect.

About David Howell & Co.

For more than 30 years, David Howell & Company has specialized in the design and manufacturing of sophisticated, museum quality gifts, including metal bookmarks, jewelry, ornaments, and more. Our innovative gift designs are inspired by museum pieces, adapting original, iconic work to modern, meaningful gifts.

Designed and manufactured in Bedford Hills, New York.

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Thank You for your Support

Your purchase supports the mission and programs of the Chrysler Museum of Art (including the Perry Glass Studio, and the Moses Myers House). We couldn't do what we do without you. Thank you.

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