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William Spratling And The Mexican Silver Renaissance

Penny C. Morrill

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ISBN 10: 0810990741 / ISBN 13: 9780810990746
Published by Harry N Abrams, 2002
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: William Spratling And The Mexican Silver ...

Publisher: Harry N Abrams

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Softbound Edition.

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William Spratling revolutionized silver jewellery design in Mexico. Arriving in Taxco in 1929, by 1940 he had over 100 silversmiths producing his enormously popular silver creations. Important figures of the North American literary and art establishment, among them John dos Passos, William Faulkner and Georgia O'Keeffe, purchased his designs and sang his praises. Out of Spratling's workshop emerged many of Mexico's finest silver designers, including Hector Aguilar, Antonio Castillo and his brothers Jorge and Justo, Salvador Teran and Antonio Pineda. Their stiking jewellery and hollow-ware in silver - often set with precious stones and pre-Columbian artefacts - are prized collectibles.

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Penny Morrill is an independent curator and authority on Mexican silver. She organized this exhibition for the San Antonio Museum of Art.

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