Studies and Executed Buildings
"In 1910-11 the distinguished German architectural publisher Ernst Wasmuth issued a pair of elegant folios covering the work of Frank Lloyd Wright to that date. The "Wasmuth portfolios," which permanently secured Wright's reputation in Europe and had enormous influence on the architects of the day, have since become world-famous and highly prized by collectors, scholars, and followers of Wright's career. The first of these, a selection of presentation and working drawings of both executed and unexecuted designs, and a catalogue raisonne, is now reprinted in its original format, along with a new introduction commissioned especially for this edition by acclaimed architecutral historian Vincent Scully.
The buildings of these years were those of Wright's Oak Park period, roughly 1893-1910, the years perhaps most crucial to the architect's development, in which the principles of design and innovations with which he is identified were first realized and in which some of his most famous buildings were created. Highlights of this period include the Prairie houses, of which Robie House is one of the most celebrated examples."
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Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright
Wright, Frank Lloyd and Scully, Vincent, "Studies and Executed Buildings" (1986). Frank Lloyd Wright Book Collection. 299.