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Biography of Charles Francis Annesley Voysey

Index of Voysey's designs in journals included in his scrapbook

Archival material relating to C.F.A. Voysey at the RIBA and the V&A

Correspondence between Voysey and Hermann Muthesius : Hermann Muthesius (1861-1927) was a German architect, author and diplomat, perhaps best known for promoting many of the ideas of the English Arts and Crafts movement within Germany and for his subsequent influence on early pioneers of German architectural modernism such as the Bauhaus. He was the author of Das englische Haus (Ernst Wasmuth, 1904-5). Alternative source with notes in English

Correspondence about reproduction of the River Rug design : a lengthy negotiation in 1911 between Voysey, his assistant Gerard Fairtlough and Messrs Epworth & Co. regarding the purchase of a water-colour drawing of the "River Mat"

Further sections of this brief biography are in preparation. See also our Chronology and Other information resources.

Individuality ... breaks down that hateful arrogance that assumes the ignorance or wickedness of particular sections of society. It forces us to see that all men are endowed with the same noble instincts & that our differences are due only to the degree of their cultivation.
C.F.A Voysey, 'Tradition and individuality in art' (1923)

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