It was inevitable that the increased availability of Japanese works of art for sale at international fairs, and at specialist dealers and emporiums such as Madame Desoye in Paris (8) and over a decade later Arthur Lasenby Liberty
in London, (9) would tempt jewellers and goldsmiths to collect.
Set up by Arthur Lasenby Liberty
in 1874 with the help of a pounds 2,000 loan from his future father-in-law, the posh fashion shop has stood on the same spot in London's Regent Street ever since.
As Siegfried Bing in Paris and Arthur Lasenby Liberty
in London, Belgian Gustave Serrurier-Bovy (1858-1910) dealt in tissues and objects coming from India, China and Japan,'' he added.
This style is found in the symbolic aspect of Klimt's later work, and in the works of other artists of the late 1890s and early 1900s such as Hector Guimard, Arthur Lasenby Liberty
, Louis Sullivan, William Morris, and Aubrey Beardsley.
Beginning with England, Cunningham shows how the Liberty Company (founded by Arthur Lasenby Liberty
) marketed its artistic designs and fabrics throughout Europe, opening a popular shop in Paris in 1889.
LIBERTY & Co was founded by Arthur Lasenby Liberty
(1843-1917) and the first shop was opened in London's Regent Street in 1875.
Knitwear, produced in Hawick along with tweeds from the north of Scotland and beautiful silks, create a totally new look for this name which was established in 1875 by Arthur Lasenby Liberty