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Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall : an artist's country estate

Author: Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen; Elizabeth Hutchinson; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006.
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"This volume, which accompanies a major exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examines Laurelton Hall in all its aspects. The authors trace innovations and precedents in Tiffany's designs for his earlier residences and re-create in detail Laurelton's architecture and interiors, Tiffany's "museum" of his own work, and the passion he shared with many of his contemporaries for collecting Asian and Native  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney.
Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006
(OCoLC)607906526
Named Person: Louis Comfort Tiffany; Louis Comfort Tiffany
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen; Elizabeth Hutchinson; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
ISBN: 1588392015 9781588392015 1588392023 9781588392022 0300117876 9780300117875
OCLC Number: 71005794
Notes: Accompanies an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, held Nov. 21, 2006- May 20, 2007.
Description: xiii, 262 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: A marriage of east and west: Tiffany's earliest interiors --
"The most artistic house in New York City": the Tiffany House at Seventy-second Street and Madison Avenue --
Louis Comfort Tiffany's country residences --
Mysticism, alchemy, and architecture: designing Laurelton Hall / Richard Guy Wilson --
An expression of individuality: the interiors of Laurelton Hall --
Tiffany's collections: paintings, glass, ceramics, enamelwork --
A museum of his own: Tiffany's leaded-glass windows --
Tiffany's collection of Asian art at Laurelton Hall / Julia Meech --
Native American art at Laurelton Hall / Elizabeth Hutchinson --
The art of magnificent living: life at Laurelton Hall --
For the advancement of art: the Louis Comfort Tiffany foundation / Jennifer Perry Thalheimer.
Responsibility: Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen ; with contributions by Elizabeth Hutchinson ... [et al.].
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Focuses on Laurelton Hall, Louis Comfort Tiffany's extraordinary country estate in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. This volume examines various aspects of the estate such as its terraced gardens  Read more...

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