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Note the bas relief on image 8 and on the door on image 23. van Fossen had worked as a carpenter on '39 Armstrong under Tony Smith and Larry Cuneo (apprentices) and I wondered if he was responsible for fabricating the bas relief in that residence. (Seen on image 24 in this link of Armstrong: https://www.realtor.com/realestateandho ... 05#photo23)
Found a better pic of Armstrong bas relief and a comment suggesting it was by John Howe, but note the similarities with van Fossen's pieces: viewtopic.php?p=108469#p108469
After Smith passed away in 1980, TvF claimed more of the design of Glenbrow than the family members had been told by their parents. He learned a lot working with Smith and later Whitney R. Smith in California, until he returned to Ohio in the early 1950s and joined forces with the Wakefields to create RCV.
This is a remarkable house. Is the plan Y-shaped, X-shaped, K-shaped ? Neither perhaps---but the fully-glazed dining "corridor" is reminiscent of the one at Auldbrass, and if not is nevertheless a delightful episode.
And the woodwork ! Beautiful in color, perfect in condition---and so much of it. Truly a treasure . . .