Art of Stained and Decorative Glass

Art of Stained and Decorative Glass

by John Burdick, Sheldon Cheek, Elizabeth Wylie
     
 
Ever since the earliest craftsmen learned to make and manipulate it, glass has been a common designer element and art medium. From the simplest beads to intricate cut crystal goblets and breathtakingly beautiful stained glass windows, artisans have taken this simple substance and transformed it into works of art. This handsome volume presents a pictorial tapestry of

Overview

Ever since the earliest craftsmen learned to make and manipulate it, glass has been a common designer element and art medium. From the simplest beads to intricate cut crystal goblets and breathtakingly beautiful stained glass windows, artisans have taken this simple substance and transformed it into works of art. This handsome volume presents a pictorial tapestry of the magnificent variety of decorative and stained glass through the ages. Featured is a discussion of techniques of engraving, painting, and emphasis is placed on the greatest artists in glass, such as Tiffany, La Farge, and the often unnamed creators of the great sacred art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765192264
Publisher:
Smithmark Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.34(d)

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