Stanford White: letters to his family : including a selection of letters to Augustus Saint-Gaudens

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Rizzoli, Jun 15, 1997 - Architecture - 151 pages
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Stanford White was a quintessential figure of the Gilded Age and one of its most fascinating personalities. This collection of candid and informal letters, assembled by his son, Lawrence Grant White, presents a private, intimate view of a character whose life has been scrutinized ever since his murder in 1906. Spanning more than 50 years, the letters offer a glimpse into his views on architecture, clients, and family, revealing the energy and exuberance for which White was known. 80 illustrations, 60 in color.

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The problem with this type of book (there's a similar Eric Mendelsohn book) is the non-comprehensive nature of it. Showing presumably all extant letters, there are still huge gaps, somewhat giving the ... Read full review

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