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Tiffany windows : the indispensable book on Louis C. Tiffany's masterpieces

Author: Alastair Duncan
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Windows were the major emphasis of Louis Comfort Tiffany's work. Yet today, most Tiffany windows have never been seen by the public. Alastair Duncan has tracked down virtually every window still extant and has documented examples that have disappeared or been destroyed. Along with providing photographs of over 200 windows, more than half in color, Duncan describes how the glass was made and the windows constructed;  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duncan, Alastair, 1942-
Tiffany windows.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1980
(OCoLC)568750326
Named Person: Louis Comfort Tiffany; Louis Comfort Tiffany
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Duncan
ISBN: 9780671249519 0671249517
OCLC Number: 6222477
Notes: Subtitle from dust jacket cover.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (plates in color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Critical analysis : the critics on Tiffany --
The designers --
The window department --
International exhibitions --
Window themes: Figure (religious) ; Figure (historical, mythological, portrait) ; Landscape ; Floral ; Medallion, ornamental, and abstract --
Signatures --
Window chronology.
Responsibility: Alastair Duncan.

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Windows were the major emphasis of Louis Comfort Tiffany's work. Yet today, most Tiffany windows have never been seen by the public. Alastair Duncan has tracked down virtually every window still extant and has documented examples that have disappeared or been destroyed. Along with providing photographs of over 200 windows, more than half in color, Duncan describes how the glass was made and the windows constructed; Tiffany's designers and the workings of the Window Department; his critics and international exhibitions; window themes; signatures; chronology; and a complete list of all Tiffany windows.

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