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American 20th Century Thulin Frame

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About

Thulin – Walfred Thulin was a very talented wood carver who worked with Hermann Dudley Murphy as a part of the Thulin-Murphy Co in Boston. The shop created hand-carved frames in the old-world tradition and the frames were almost always signed and dated on the verso.

American frames were greatly influenced by English and French styles in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although frames were frequently mass produced in the 19th century and gilt ornamentation was usually cast in plaster or ‘compo’ instead of hand-carved, many beautiful designs originated from this time in America. The Hudson River School frames and the frames designed by Stanford White are exquisite examples. In the early 20th century, American frame makers of the Arts and Crafts movement returned to the art and tradition of their craft by hand-carving, gilding, and signing their frames. The firms of Carrig-Rohane and Newcomb-Macklin as well as frame makers in Taos and Bucks County created some of the most beautiful American frame designs of this movement.

Details

Century
20th Century
Country
American
Maker
Thulin

Size

Frame Width
3.125
Sight Width
10.5
Sight Height
13.5

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