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  • ISBN: 9780865652965
  • ISBN: 0865652961
  • Physical Description: print
    224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Vendome Press ; London : Thames & Hudson [distributor] ; [New York] : Distributed in North America by Abrams Books, 2012.

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General Note: Originally published: London: Thames & Hudson, 2005.
"First published in the United States of America in 2005 by Vendome Press"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 222).
Formatted Contents Note: Tiffany's "studies of lighting" / Martin Eidelberg -- "Nature is always beautiful" / Martin Eidelberg -- "An alliance of arts and crafts" : creating a Tiffany leaded shade / Martin Eidelberg and Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen -- Important lamps by Louis Comfort Tiffany / lamps selected by Nancy A. McClelland and Lars Rachen ; commentary by Martin Eidelberg -- Trees and shrubs ; Vines ; Flowers ; Wetlands ; Fauna.
Summary, etc.: "Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933) found inspiration in the gardens of Laurelton Hall, his vast country estate on Long Island’s North Shore. There, Tiffany carefully drew and painted the flowering trees, vines, flowers, and fauna that were the chief ornaments of his prized glass lamps. This sumptuous volume features 70 lamps, photographed by Colin Cooke using his own specially developed techniques that reveal Tiffany’s mastery of glassmaking and metal work. The authors relate the chief decorative themes in Tiffany’s masterpieces to the work of other fin-de-siècle glassmakers and outline the making of Tiffany’s lamps, from freehand sketch to elegant finished form."--
Subject: Tiffany, Louis Comfort -- 1848-1933 -- Catalogs
Tiffany, Louis Comfort -- 1848-1933 -- Criticism and interpretation
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