The House Beautiful

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Celebrating Wilde's association with the Aesthetic Movement, this book offers a comprehensive account of the aesthetic interior across late-19th-century British and American society. It traces the artists, architects and designers Wilde admired, and the houses and interiors by which he was influenced.


Charlotte Gere is an established authority on nineteenth-century design. Her many publications include Nineteenth-Century Decoration: The Art of the Interior; Victorian Jewellery Design; Arts and Crafts in Britain and America (with Isabelle Anscombe); and An Album of Nineteenth-Century Interiors: Watercolours from Two Private Collections.