A lovely day trip from Philadelphia to see the house and studio of Wharton Esherick, a key figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) was a sculptor who worked primarily in wood, readily extending his unique forms to furniture, furnishings, utensils, interiors, buildings and more. His motto, “if it isn’t fun, it isn’t worth doing,” is evident in the joyful expression of his work, inviting the eye and the hand.

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