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Studio. (1893-1964): an illustrated magazine of fine and applied art

Studio. (1893-1964): an illustrated magazine of fine and applied art

Holme, Charles, 1848-1923; Wilson, James A; McNair, Frances Macdonald, 1874-1921; Barnett, Celia; Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928; Morris, Talwin, 1865-1911; Cameron, Katharine, 1874-1965; Bell, Robert Anning, 1863-1933; Mackintosh, Margaret Macdonald, 1865-1933; King, Jessie Marion, 1875-1949; Holme, Charles Geoffrey, 1887-1954; Carleton Smyth, Dorothy, 1880-1933; Lamb, Helen Adelaide, 1893-1981; Harper, Peter; MacNicol, Bessie, 1869-1904; Gleeson White, Joseph William, 1851-1898; Newbery, Jessie Rowat, 1864-1948; McNair, James Herbert, 1868-1955; Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley, 1857-1941; French, Annie, 1872-1965; Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898; Dewar, DeCourcy Lewthwaite, 1878-1959; White, Robert; Macbeth, Ann, 1875-1948; Studio Magazine; National Portrait Gallery (London); James C. Erskine & Sons (Firm : Glasgow); Edinburgh Philosophical Institution; Glasgow School of Art. Annual Reports; Glasgow School of Art. Governors' Minutes

First published in Britain in April 1893, The Studio exerted a major influence on the development of the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements in Europe by promoting the work of new artists, designers and architects

Serial. English.
Published London: The Studio, 1894-1963

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Print Holdings

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GSA Library Journals Collection (Level 0) Vol 2-3 1894; Vol 5 1895 - Vol 6 1896; Vol 8 1896; Vol 10 - Vol 11 1897; Vol 13 1898 - Vol 20 1900; Vol 22 1901 - Vol 27 1903; Vol 29 1903 - Vol 37 1906; Vol 39 1907 - Vol 45 1909; Vol 48 1909; Vol 49 1910 - Vol 50 1910; Vol 54 1912 - Vol 57 1913; Vol 61 1914; Vol 87 1924 - Vol 90 1925; Vol 93 1927 - Vol 102 1931; Vol 104 1932 - Vol 110 1935; Vol 113 1937; Vol 117 1939; Vol 119 1940; Vols 121-122 1941; Vol 145 Jan 1948 - Vol 166 Dec 1963 Missing: Vol 1 1894; Vols 4 1894; Vol 7 1896; Vol 9 1897; Vol 12 1898; Vol 21 1900; Vol 28 1903; Vol 38 1906; Vols 46 & 47 1909; Vol 51 1910; Vols 53 & 53 1911; Vols 58 & 59 1913; Vol 60 1914; Vol 62 1914 - Vol 86 1923; Vols 91 & 92 1926; Vol 103 1932; Vols 111 &112 1936; Vol 117 1939 issues for Jan & Feb; Vol 120 1940; Vol 123 1941 - Vol 134 1947

Details

Statement of responsibility: founder Charles Holme ; editors J. W. Gleeson White, Charles Geoffrey Holme
ISSN: 2365-6751
Note: Published monthly. Succeeded 1964 by Studio International. Supplemented annually by The Studio Year-book of Decorative Art (1906-1920 & 1922-1925); The Studio Year-book of Applied Art (1921); Decorative Art: the Studio Year-book (1926-1961); Decorative Art in Modern Interiors (1961/2-1978).
Note: Library's copies exhibited at 'The Literature of Japanese Art 1853-1900', Glasgow School of Art, 14-25 January 1980.
Cited: Brothers, A. (1993) 'A Studio portrait: the marketing of art and taste 1893-1918'. History research series 4. Melbourne: University of Melbourne.
Cited: Holme, B. (1978) The Studio: a bibliography - the first fifty years 1893-1943. London: Sims & Reed.
Cited: 'The birth of The Studio 1893-1895.' Woodbridge: Antique Collectors Club, 1976.
Cited: Fawcett, T. & Phillpot, C. (eds.) (1976) The art press: two centuries of art magazines. London: Art Book Co.
Cited: Meggs, P. B. & Purvis, A. W. (2012) Meggs' history of graphic design. 5th ed. London: John Wiley
Cited: McKenzie, J. & Spens, M. (eds.) (1993) High art and low life: The Studio and the fin de siecle. Washington: Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Custodial: Library's original volumes destroyed in Mackintosh Library fire of 23 May 2014: some issues with bookplates of Edinburgh Philosophical Institution to front; some issues with bookplate "Iacobi A. Wilson A.M." to front; donation of 25 years of vols. from De Courcy Lewthwaite Dewar noted in Glasgow School of Art Annual Report 1925-1926 (p.9) and in Governors' Minutes of 28 April 1926; donation of 36 vols. from Messrs. James C. Erskine & Sons noted in Glasgow School of Art Annual Report 1929-1930 (p.10); payment of £1.13.0 for subscription noted in Governors' Minutes of 10 October 1944, and £1.5.0 in 14 March 1946. Replacement vols. donated by Robert White (1907), Celia Barnett (1948-1963) and Peter Harper (1940, 1942, 1944, 1947). Remaining vols. donated by National Portrait Gallery, London.
Binding: Original front wrapper by Aubrey Beardsley, executed in line block and letterpress and printed black on green paper, and showing a Medieval-style scene of tree, leaves and flowers. Replaced after a year by wrapper by Anning Bell showing paired figures of Fine and Applied Arts linked hand-in-hand to show the equality of the arts. This design was retained until 1929. The paper wrappers were complemented by hard cover bindings. First hard cover designed by Voysey and showing embracing figures personifying Use and Beauty. In use until vol. 3 when replaced by stylised floral motif, designer unknown.
Added Entry: Studio year-book of decorative art; Studio international; Studio year-book of applied art; Decorative art in modern interiors; Decorative art
Finding aids: Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Finding aids: General indices to the first twenty-one volumes of The Studio 1893-1901. London: The Studio, 1901
Finding aids: General indices to the first forty-two volumes of The Studio 1893-1908. London: Sims & Reed, 1979. Shelved with main journal run.
Finding aids: Arts Search

Contents

  1. Ann Macbeth: XXIII, pp168, 239-244, XXVII, pp40-46, XXIX, pp213-214, XXXVI, p160, XXXVII, p133, XXIV, pp168-169, 182-186, 288-289, XXXIV, pp168-170, XXV, p205.
  2. Annie French: XXXVIII, pp165-168, XXXIV, pp263-264, XXX, p114, XXIV, p285, XLII, p146.
  3. Bessie MacNicol: XXIV, p119, XXVIII, p135.
  4. Charles Rennie Mackintosh: XXXIX, pp35-36, XXVI, p91, XXIII, pp46-47, XXVIII, pp286-288, XXXIX, pp32-34, XXVI, p94-97, XXVIII, p287, XXVI, p92.
  5. DeCourcy Lewthwaite Dewar: XLII, p317.
  6. Dorothy Carleton Smyth: XXIX, p173, XXX, p108, XXIV, p286, XXXVI, p356, XXXV, p156, XXIII, p169.
  7. Frances Macdonald McNair: XXXVI, p99-101.
  8. James Herbert McNair: XXVI, pp97-103.
  9. Jessie Marion King: XXVI, pp178-183, XL p315, XXVI, p176-186, XXIV, p281, XXXIII, p350, XXXVI, pp241-245, XXX, p115.
  10. Jessie Rowat Newbery: XXIII, p239, XXIV, pp288-289.
  11. Katharine Cameron: XL, p324, XXXVII, p201.
  12. Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh: XXVI, pp92-95, XXVIII, p188.
  13. Talwin Morris: XI, pp86-100, 227-236, XXI, pp56-58, XXII, p120, XXVI, p103, XXXV, pp343-344, XV, pp38-44.
  14. Helen Adelaide Lamb: L.
  15. 'Some Glasgow designers and their work' by Gleeson White: part I: XI(52), July 1897, pp86-100; part 2: XI(54), September 1897, pp227-236; part III: vol XII(55), October 1897, pp47-51