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Thomas Molesworth, have been he alive today, would be the two proud and astonished at the influence his Shoshone Furnishings Business and the Cody artists\' colony he inspired would have on his old hometown and the Western Layout motion seventy-two many years right after he started creating furnishings. Based mostly on practically two decades of getting, selling, pursuing, and studying Molesworth furnishings, Terry Winchell has produced a definitive guide that covers all spectrums of Molesworth\'s perform, including the influence of the other artists who made his fashion unique, as properly as stylistically and financially effective. The truth that Molesworth\'s furniture career spanned thirty-plus years speaks for itself. An exceptional guidebook for collectors of Molesworth\'s perform, this book is also an invaluable resource for supporters of the Western Design and style movement. Just as Gustav Stickley was influenced by John Ruskin and William Morris, Molesworth was surely influenced by the Stickleys and others in the Arts and Crafts motion. Molesworth\'s early education at the Art Institute of Chicago as effectively as the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement are obvious in the simplicity and stability of his designs--yet he went a stage even more by making use of silhouettes, bright colours, and Native American motifs to personalize his efforts. He was not satisfied to cease there, however. Molesworth showcases furniture on show at the Buffalo Bill Historic Center (Cody, WY), the Museum of the American West (Los Angeles, CA), the Bear Butte Visitors\' Center (Sturgis, SD), and Yawkay Plantation (Georgetown, SC), amid numerous other spots. Chapters cover Molesworth\'s career, education, and the advancement of his furniture firm. Terry Winchell has dealt in antiques for much more than twenty-four years as owner of Fighting Bear Antiques in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He is a acknowledged authority on rustic and Thomas Molesworth furniture, has performed museum appraisals for the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, and has consulted for the John Toomey Gallery in Chicago and Christie\'s in New York. Winchell has been published in Architectural Digest, Artwork & Antiques, and Cowboys & Indians, and has been featured on HGTV, the BBC, and Antiques Roadshow. Most not too long ago, Winchell was a featured speaker at the Third Yearly Arts and Crafts Weekend Conference and Display in Anaheim, California. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in company administration.
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