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GLAHA 41141: Design for wall decoration and furniture, for Walter Blackie's principal bedroom, The Hill House: south wall 1903 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41141
Design for wall decoration and furniture, for Walter Blackie's principal bedroom, The Hill House: south wall 1903
(interior design)

DES MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
33.7 x 64.7
Frame:
AtH
Marks:
inscr. b.r. "WALL DECORATION."; inscr. alongside b. edge "CHAIR MIRROR TABLE. FLOOR."; inscr. b.l. "ELEVATION OF SOUTH WALL"; inscr. t.l. "SKETCH DESIGN FOR FURNITURE AND DECORATION OF BEDROOM FOR WALTER W BLACKIE ESQR"
References:
D1903.47 p.142 BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1986 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs', London: John Murray
Notes:
The principal bedroom at The Hill House is one of the most harmonious and beautiful interiors Mackintosh designed. The overall scheme of off-white was decorated with a stencil motif of stylised roses.
Keywords:
INTERIOR DESIGN : WALL DECORATION : FURNITURE : THE HILL HOUSE, HELENSBURGH : BLACKIE, WALTER : CRM ONLINE :

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