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George Washington Smith, 1876-1930; the Spanish colonial revival in California.

Smith, George Washington

George Washington Smith, 1876-1930; the Spanish colonial revival in California.

[catalogue of] an exhibition, November 17-December 20, 1964, held at the Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara.

by Smith, George Washington

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Published in [Santa Barbara? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, George Washington, 1876-1930.

  • Edition Notes

    Introd. by David Gebhard.

    Other titlesSpanish colonial revival in California.
    ContributionsUniversity of California, Santa Barbara. Art Gallery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.S56 C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1. v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5670340M
    LC Control Number68126458

    George Washington Smith began his career as an artist, then a move to Montecito from Paris in gave him the chance to build his own house. The Andalusian style was instantly popular, and he began a new career as an architect, designing predominantly Spanish Colonial homes and commercial properties in the Santa Barbara area. The California Casa is a "must have" for those who appreciate the rich inventory of incredible Spanish Colonial Revival houses in Southern California. The book is filled with lesser known houses designed by some incredibly talented lesser known architects, as well as some of the well known ones as well/5(42).

      They named it Casa de la Torre in a nod to the Spanish Colonial Revival architects of the early twentieth century, for whom towers (torres) were a favorite theme. Since its completion in , Casa de la Torre, nestled in the Montecito foothills, has been hailed as one of the most authentic interpretations of the Spanish Colonial Revival style. George Washington Smith Architect of the Spanish Colonial Revival (Book): Gebhard, Patricia: Gibbs-SmithGeorge Washington Smith is a full-length monograph that surveys the work of the father of the Spanish-Colonial Revival style. Beginning with the building of his own house is Santa Barbara, Smith created his signature designs based on centuries-old Andalusian structures he saw in his.

    George Washington Smith, was an American architect and painter. He is noted particularly for his work around Santa Barbara, California, and for popularizing the Spanish Colonial Revival style in early 20th Century America. born on 22 February ( years ago) in Pennsylvania; nationality: United States of America; education: Harvard University. when George Washington Smith moved to Montecito and serendipitously founded the California Movement in Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. On this page, I share some favorite photos I have shot here in Santa Barbara and Montecito, as well as in various towns and cities in Spain.


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George Washington Smith: Architect of the Spanish-Colonial Revival surveys the work of the father of the Spanish Revival style in California.

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Aside from a brief introduction, there is no text except for that which originally accompanied the photos from s magazines/5(11). George Washington Smith () was arguably the finest architect of his time practicing in the Spanish Colonial Revival style.

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He continued to practice architecture in Santa Barbara until his death in Scope and Content note The George Washington Smith papers span linear feet and date from circa to circa The collection contains. GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH – THE SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL IN CALIFORNIA David Gebhard.

David Gebhard [introduction and design]: GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH – THE SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL IN CALIFORNIA. Santa Barbara: The Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara, First edition.

Square quarto. Glossy printed. George Washington Smith: Architect of the Spanish Colonial Revival by Patricia Gebhard (Nov 9, ) Massive white stucco walls, rolling red-tile roofs, dark wrought-iron window grilles, and lush vegetation are hallmarks of George Washington Smith’s work and have come to represent the essence of Southern California architecture.

George Washington Smith began his career as an artist, then a move to Montecito from Paris in gave him the chance to build his own house. The Andalusian style was instantly popular, and he began a new career as an architect, designing predominantly Spanish Colonial homes and commercial properties in the Santa Barbara area.

Along with his associate, Lutah Maria Riggs, they designed. California Romantica features the most important, yet rarely seen, residential exemplars of the California Mission and Spanish Colonial styles, by such noted architects as George Washington Smith, Wallace Neff, Richard Requa, Lilian Rice, and Paul R.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH – THE SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL IN CALIFORNIA. Unpaginated [66 pages] profusely illustrated in black-and-white. Includes a Typed Letter Signed by David Gebhard on UCSB letterhead. David Gebhard [introduction and design]: GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH – THE SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL IN Rating: % positive.

Often credited with being the 'Father of the Spanish-Colonial Revival style' Smith went on to design nearly 80 homes and commercial buildings in and around Santa Barbara where his dwellings continue to remain popular and several are on the National Register of Historic Sites.

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George Washington Smith the Spanish Colonial Revival in California. George Washington Smith. Format Type: PDF, ePub. Download: The collection contains many important drawings and photographs from George Washington Smith career.

Researchers may contact the ADC and arrange a visit to the collection by appointment. References Gebhard, P., Smith, G. W., & Gibbs Smith, Publisher. George Washington Smith: Architect of the Spanish colonial revival. Salt Lake City.

The early years -- Smith begins his architectural career: -- Santa Barbara architecture in the s -- Early commissions: -- Smith builds his architectural practice -- Refining and growing: -- Branching out: -- Eclectic works: -- The final years: -- Notes -- Appendices: A. catalog of buildings, B.

unnumbered projects. Adding a sympathetic addition to a historic house presents challenges; adding a new house to an addition presents even more. InGeorge Washington Smith designed his first professional commission, a two-story Mediterranean revival house in Montecito, California. Over the years, the original house had been added onto, : Period Homes Magazine.George Washington Smith Spanish Colonial Revival Home Montecito, California $9, Residence Style: Spanish Colonial Revival Price: $9, Architect: George Washington Smith /25 Renovation & Restoration: to Lot Size: Acres, Approx.

Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 6 bdrms / 7 full baths & 2 Powder Rooms APN#: Main Floor.I’ll let Vince explain, “George Washington Smith is probably the most influential architect in Southern California for the rise of the Spanish Colonial Revival.

He was an aspiring plein air artist who traveled in Spain in to study in Andalusia and when the war broke out he came back to near Santa Barbara with his new wife to paint.