Fleur-de-Lis Studios, Providence

Fleur-de-Lis Studios, Providence

Fleur-de-lys Studios is a Tudor Revival style home built in 1885. It was designed by architect Edmund Russell Willson and artist Sydney Richmond Burleigh. It is known to be instrumental in the creation of the Arts and Crafts movement.

The house is timber and stucco with casement windows of varying sizes. The exterior of the home is decorated with panels that represent sculpture, painting and architecture. It was used by Burleigh as an art studio and as the location of the Providence Art Club.

The home was gifted to the Providence Art Club in 1939 by Burleigh's widow. The requirement for the gift was that it continue to be used as an art studio. While the Providence Art Club has expanded, the Fleur-de-Lys house is still an important part of the club. The house was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1992.

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Sight Name: Fleur-de-Lis Studios
Sight Location: Providence, USA (See walking tours in Providence)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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