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21 People in artist grouping:

Arts and Crafts movement

Considered one of the most far reaching movements of modern times, the Arts and Crafts movement was a reaction to industrialization and the negative effect this was having on traditional crafts, skills and the lives of ordinary people. The movement was shaped by the principle to protect and raise the status of decorative arts and individual craftsmen and women. The bookbinder and printer, Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, suggested the name after the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society in 1888. The movement would spread across Europe to America and to Japan in 1920. William Morris advocated the improvement in design of everyday, domestic objects. In London, work could find commercial success at Morris & Co and Liberty. Birmingham and Manchester were also epicenters, with Charles Rennie Mackintosh realizing the principles of the movement in the architecture and interiors of Glasgow. The return to a simpler, rural life also encouraged many to leave cities and set up workshops that would become a defining feature of the movement and have a continuing impact on communities outside cities.

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Bt

1833-1898
Painter and designer
Sitter in 24 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait

Walter Crane

1845-1915
Illustrator, designer, painter and socialist
Sitter in 17 portraits

Gertrude Jekyll

1843-1932
Horticulturalist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Edwin Lutyens

1869-1944
Architect and President of the Royal Academy
Sitter associated with 28 portraits

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

1868-1928
Architect, designer and artist
Sitter in 6 portraits

William Morris

1834-1896
Poet, craftsman and socialist
Sitter in 68 portraits

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1828-1882
Painter and poet
Sitter in 29 portraits | Artist associated with 22 portraits

John Ruskin

1819-1900
Writer, artist and social reformer
Sitter associated with 80 portraits

Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson

1840-1922
Bookbinder and printer; member of the Hammersmith Socialist League
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir (Edward) Guy Dawber

1861-1938
Architect
Sitter in 9 portraits

Nelson Dawson

1859-1941
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Elizabeth Fritsch

1940-
Potter
Sitter in 2 portraits

Charles March Gere

1869-1957
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Bernard Howell Leach

1887-1979
Potter and writer
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

May Morris

1862-1938
Designer and craftswoman; daughter of William Morris
Sitter in 60 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait

William Robinson

1838-1935
Horticulturist and publisher
Sitter in 7 portraits

Joseph Edward Southall

1861-1944
Artist and craftsman
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Charles Francis Annesley Voysey

1857-1941
Architect and designer
Sitter in 9 portraits

Sir Emery Walker

1851-1933
Process-engraver and printer
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 116 portraits