A Marriage of Arts & Crafts: Evelyn & William De Morgan

Arts and Crafts pottery maker William De Morgan (1839-1917) and Pre-Raphaelite painter Evelyn De Morgan…
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Location
Delaware Art Museum
Date
Saturday, December 3

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Date
Saturday, December 3

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Location

Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway,
Wilmington, DE 19806

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Delaware Art Museum
Event Type
Ticket Cost
Free with admission

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Arts and Crafts pottery maker William De Morgan (1839-1917) and Pre-Raphaelite painter Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919) lived in harmony as married artists in Victorian England. A power couple, they encouraged one another’s creative pursuits and engaged in the social issues of their day. William De Morgan created brilliantly colored tiles, pots, and plates with distinctive, shimmering lustre-ware surfaces. Evelyn De Morgan took inspiration from Botticelli to create richly symbolic paintings of modern subjects. This visually stunning exhibition makes its American debut at the Delaware Art Museum. Image: Evelyn De Morgan (1855 –1919), Flora (detail), 1894. Oil and gold leaf on canvas. © De Morgan Collection, courtesy of the De Morgan Foundation

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