(1887 - 1970)
Wharton Harris Esherick was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Wharton Esherick is known for furniture design, mod sculpture, woodblock printing.
Biography Wharton Esherick
The Book Illustrations of Wharton Esherick
By Henry Wessells
Esherick, recognized as a key link between the pre-1916 Arts and Crafts
Movement and the renewed interest in the crafts following the Second
World War, is most widely known for his sculptures and non-traditional
furniture designs from the late 1920s and 1930s onward. In his long and
varied career, Esherick (1887-1970) joined the traditions of the
decorative arts with those of the fine arts. He was also a noted
printmaker and book illustrator whose work was published in popular
magazines and in elegant limited editions and remains sought after by
collectors to this day.
Curiously enough, Esherick's woodcut
work, produced almo
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