Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 11/17/1947 - HFSID 285185. He signed this check to his first architect and son-in-law William Wesley Peters in 1947, the year after Peters' wife (Wright's daughter) died in an auto accident. The check itself was designed by Wright!
As President of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin, 1947 November 17. Wright himself designed the check used by his Foundation. Most influential American architect of his time. But critics often scorned his concept of "organic" or "prairie" architecture because of its utter contrast to the prevailing neoclassical and neo-Gothic styles of the 19th century and the glass and steel high-rise structures of the 20th century.Wright revolutionized architecture with his ideas. Adapted his buildings to the environment, using the colors, forms, and textures of nature to furnish the aesthetic as well as functional needs of the inhabitants. Wright's most notable structures are the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pennsylvania.
Guggenheim Museum in New York City. (1959), along with his homes Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin (1911); and Taliesin West in Phoenix, Arizona (1938). Assisted his mentor on several of his most important projects, including Fallingwater and the Guggenheim.And later designed noteworthy buildings of his own, including the Performing Arts Center in San Jose, California. Peters was later briefly married to another Svetlana, Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva, introduced to him by Wright's widow, Olgivanna Wright. Bank stamp only on verso, no handwritten endorsement by Peters. Adhesive residue at center top edge. See more material from these signers.
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There are no other warranties of any nature either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The item "FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 11/17/1947" is in sale since Friday, May 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "historydirect" and is located in Las Vegas, NV.This item can be shipped worldwide.