This equisite book, The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany is one of the most mesmerizing books I have ever read. Including 225 Color Illustrations many that have NEVER been published, the sumptuous photography of this art glass will take your breath away.
This Art Glass was produced between the 1890's and 1920's. Louis Comfort Tiffany coined the phrase "Favrile Glass" and considered this hand blown glass to be "his Signature Artistic Achievement".
These glass works in their jewel tone palettes shimmer inside and out with the finest of detailing !
This superb book shows us a most unique range of art glass, from delicate flower forms to "Lava" Glass with purposeful drips enhancing the forms.
There are numerous examples of stunning "Cypriot" vases. At times Tiffany had his glassworkers and scientists spend so many hours refining new techniques, that the art glass had to be priced in the "Collector Range" even back in that era.
This did not keep buyers away however. The desire of this one of a kind gorgeous glass works has kept it in numerous private and museum collections throughout the world; bringing prices unheard of at auction.
This book also gives us the story of the iconic Tiffany as a young man, his years as an artist, and interior designer, and the creation of Tiffany Glass Company starting with the expansion of leaded glass windows so much desired.
The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany by Paul Doros courtesy of The Vendome Press
Photography by David Schlegel
Images Courtesy of The Vendome Press
This book is a must have for anyone in with an interest in The Arts.
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