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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for September 25th, 2007

 

The art of Jessie M King, 1875–1949

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The Fisherman and His Soul : Her Feet were Naked from A House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde, 1915. A delicate piece of Orientalism illustrating Wilde’s book of fairy tales. Jessie Marion King’s work is a fascinating amalgam of the decorative post-Beardsley style exemplified by Harry Clarke and the Glasgow Style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s […]

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