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Frank Lloyd Wright designed the iconic Taliesin II Floor Lamp for his own residence in Spring Green, Wisconsin. This detailed replica can be manufactured in cherry, walnut, or black stain. To place your order, contact our gift shop at 608-588-7900 ext. 233. Please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery.
Product Description The entire line of Frank Lloyd Wright Collection Lighting is licensed as faithful reproductions. The Taliesin II Floor Lamp has ten 15 Watt incandescent bulbs pre-installed as well as an on/off foot switch for easy power management.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest architects of the twentieth century. His work heralded new thinking in architecture, using innovation in design and engineering made possible by newly developed technology and materials. His creative ability extended far beyond the border of architecture to graphic design, furniture, art glass, textiles, and decorative elements for the home.
In 1933, when Frank Lloyd Wright converted the original gymnasium of his Hillside Home School, located in Spring Green, Wisconsin, into a theater, he designed lighting pendants composed of rectangular light boxes and plywood shields to be suspended from the tall ceiling. These fixtures proved to be a lighting innovation, providing comfortable indirect light without the use of glass or shades. In 1952, when the theater was rebuilt following a fire, Wright modified the design of the original fixtures for use in the dining room, attaching them to the oak beam overhead. He found their soft indirect light so pleasing that he had a standing floor lamp of the same design fabricated for use in his own home, Taliesin. See the original design on a tour of Wright's Wisconsin residence.
Size: Base measures 16 "square. Lamp stands 80" high and weighs 28 lbs.