Art Glass from Murano 1910 1970

Art Glass from Murano 1910 1970

This book presents 290 masterpieces of art glass from the most famous and admired of the Venetian glassmakers working in Murano in the 20th century.

Author: Marc Heiremans

Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015041535512

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 376

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This book presents 290 masterpieces of art glass from the most famous and admired of the Venetian glassmakers working in Murano in the 20th century. The pieces come from the archives of the Murano firms, museums and private collections all over the world. Each piece is fully illustrated in stunning color photographs supplemented with numerous detail shots and original design drawings. Detailed descriptions of each work provide a wealth of information on the diverse glass techniques and technical refinements achieved by the individual artists and manufacturers. Covered in depth are 17 of the most important (both technically and artistically) glass producers in Murano over the 60 year period from 1910-1970, the renaissance of Venetian glass artistry.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Murano Magic

Murano Magic

With 250 stunning color photographs of Murano glass art and a detailed text that includes historical informaltion and family trees, this book is original in its comprehensive presentation of the artists, both past and present.

Author: Carl I. Gable

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN: 0764319469

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 256

View: 522

The islands of Murano, in the lagoon of Venice, have been a sheltered community of glass artists for at least 700 years, leading the world in blown techniques and design of beautiful and functional objects. This new study captures the artistry of Murano glass as well as the multi-generational world of discovery, innovation, alliances, and realliances that have fostered that artistry. With 250 stunning color photographs of Murano glass art and a detailed text that includes historical information and family trees, this book is original in its comprehensive presentation of the artists, both past and present. The seasoned collector will find this an invaluable sourcebook for untangling Murano relationships and tracking individual careers. The novice and curious visitor will find an easy, carefully-structured introduction to the bold beauty of Venetian glass.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Art Glass Identification Price Guide

Art Glass Identification   Price Guide

Glassblowers on the island of Murano in the Adriatic Sea perfected and refined
the techniques, which they had imitated. ... Some of the varied techniques that
grace fanciful Venetian Art Glass are threading and fluting, intricate lacy patterns
 ...

Author: John Shuman, III

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440225123

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 256

View: 406

Daring designers such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Reneacute Lalique are remembered for their intricate pattern creations with glass that pushed the evolution of design. These entrancingly beautiful masterpieces of yesterday are commanding high prices in today's antiques and collectibles marketplace. Author John Shuman Ill gives art glass collectors the helpful advice they need - from bidding techniques at auctions and detecting fakes and frauds, to protecting valuable. With the aid of this identification and price guide they'll obtain a collection they can be proud to display. Valuable information and current market prices are included for Baccarat, Custard Glass, Durand Art Glass, Fairy Lamps, Kimball Glass, Lalique, Loetz, Tiffany, and much more. Readers will confidently identify collectible pieces with more than 300 color images, illustrations, and vintage advertisements. They'll peruse original advertisements from sale catalogues and marvel at the progression of some of the most highly sought after art glass pieces from popular manufactures.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

The Venetian Glass Bead

The Venetian Glass Bead

Millefiori, foil, Klimt, Miro – these are just a few of the colorful Venetian glass bead styles taking center stage in Kathy Fox’s illuminating book.

Author: Kathy Fox

Publisher: Kalmbach Books

ISBN: 9780871167743

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 229

Millefiori, foil, Klimt, Miro – these are just a few of the colorful Venetian glass bead styles taking center stage in Kathy Fox’s illuminating book. Fully detailed and beautifully photographed, the step-by-step instructions for 24 modern jewelry projects using wire wrapping, bead crochet, knotting, stringing, and simple stitching will entice any reader into becoming a Venetian glass bead artist. She also shares the rich history and tradition behind this old-world art form, and provides useful tips for identifying authentic Venetian and Murano beads, guiding readers to informed buying decisions.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Beyond Venice

Beyond Venice

A lovingly illustrated celebration of the Venetian art of "cristallo" focuses on this remarkable glasswork produced in five countries during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, using essays and photographs to highlight the aesthetic ...

Author: Jutta-Annette Page

Publisher: Hudson Hills

ISBN: 0872901572

Category: Art

Page: 339

View: 468

A lovingly illustrated celebration of the Venetian art of "cristallo" focuses on this remarkable glasswork produced in five countries during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, using essays and photographs to highlight the aesthetic and social dimensions of this unique craft. 281 colour & 47 b/w illustrations
Categories: Art

Fodor s Venice and Northern Italy

Fodor s Venice and Northern Italy

ART. GLASS. The glass of Murano is Venice's number-one product, and you'll be
confronted by mind-boggling displays of ... Traditional Venetian glass is hot,
blown glass, not lead crystal; it comes in myriad forms including the classic
ornate ...

Author: Fodor's

Publisher: Fodor's Travel

ISBN: 9780307928146

Category: Travel

Page: 586

View: 500

Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Venice and Northern Italy. Intelligent Planning: Discover all of the essential, up-to-date details you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and suggested itineraries. Easy Navigation for E-Readers: Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse. Full-Color Photos and Maps: It’s hard not to fall in love with northern Italy as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus, get an overview of Italian geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook. Bonus Reading for the Love of Italy: In addition to the quintessential travel tips you expect in a Fodor’s guide, we’ve included three excerpts from exceptional books about Italy. Immerse yourself in Italy with cultural insights from these top-selling authors: Frances Mayes (EVERY DAY IN TUSCANY) Beppe Severgnini (LA BELLA FIGURA) Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch (VINO ITALIANO) Explore Northern Italy: The prosperous north has Italy’s most sophisticated culture and its most diverse landscape. Venice is a rare jewel of a city, and Milan and Turin are centers of commerce and style. Along the country’s northern border, the mountain peaks of the Dolomites and Valle d’Aosta attract skiers in winter and hikers in summer, while the Lake District and the coastline of the Ligurian Riviera are classic summertime playgrounds. Note: This ebook edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.
Categories: Travel

Day

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Day E31 / 718 THE NEW YORK TIMES , FRIDAY , SEPTEMBER 1 , 2000 E31
ANTIQUES Wendy Moran The Art Glass Of Murano , Modern Style The renowned
Murano glassmaking industry , on an island in the Venetian lagoon , has gone ...

Author: Kenneth Goldsmith

Publisher: Geoffrey Young

ISBN: 1930589204

Category: Poetry

Page: 836

View: 637

Categories: Poetry

In Pursuit of Beauty

In Pursuit of Beauty

129. Hugh Tait, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass (London, 1979), pp. 7-8. 130.
Women's Art Museum Association of Cincinnati, Loan Collection Exhibition, pp.
38-40. I 31. “Excellent Specimens of American Work,” Crockeryjournal I (May I3, ...

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9780870994685

Category: Aesthetic movement (Art)

Page: 511

View: 421

Categories: Aesthetic movement (Art)

Bazaar to Piazza

Bazaar to Piazza

Islamic Trade and Italian Art, 1300-1600 Rosamond E. Mack, Denis Mack Smith.
II3 113 3 1 . AL 70 - DOS 117 Beaker signed. Chapter 6 GLASS UNLIKE THEIR
COMPATRIOT WEAVERS AND POTTERS , Venetian glassmakers had virtually ...

Author: Rosamond E. Mack

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520221311

Category: Design

Page: 257

View: 640

From Italian textiles featuring Islamic and Asian motifs to ceramics and glassware that reflected Syrian techniques and ornamental concepts, this book gives an extraordinary view of the influence of imported Oriental goods in Italy over three crucial centuries of artistic development, from 1300 to 1600.".
Categories: Design

The Encyclopaedia Britannica

The Encyclopaedia Britannica

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with
New American Supplement. > Western Europe during Roman period . p . 11 ) . of
Venetian art glass is principally due . Salviati revived the heads and small pieces
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435021925540

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page:

View: 460

Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The Encyclop dia Britannica

The Encyclop  dia Britannica

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, with New Maps and
Original American Articles by Eminent Writers. Western Europe daring Roman
period . p . 11 ) . of Venetian art glass is principally due . Salviati revived the
heads and ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119900392

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page:

View: 592

Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The Encyclopaedia Britannica0

  The Encyclopaedia Britannica0

11 ) . of Venetian art glass is principally due . Salviati revived the heads and
small pieces of mosaic glass of quite peculiar former processes and practised
them , not in mere slavish patterns which occur on objects of Irish workmanship ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: BSB:BSB11382222

Category:

Page: 856

View: 556

Categories:

The Art of Dale Chihuly

The Art of Dale Chihuly

Chihuly has disclosed that one source for the Persians was Vittore Carpaccio ' s
Renaissance painting Saint George and ... In the interim , Chihuly traveled to
Venice , where he viewed a private collection of Venetian Art Deco glass by
artists ...

Author: Dale Chihuly

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 0811866262

Category: Art

Page: 57

View: 507

Dale Chihuly is the most famous and influential artist working in glass today. A career-spanning biographical essay by curator Timothy Anglin Burgard and stunning colour photography of the works will captivate Chihuly's myriad fans - both old and new.
Categories: Art

Encyclop dia Britannica

Encyclop  dia Britannica

Towards the end of the same century the latter part of this century the glass -
houses were almost from 600 to 1000 workmen were , it is stated , employed on
entirely transferred to Murano . From thenceforward the one branch of the art ,
that of ...

Author: Day Otis Kellogg

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112119741376

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page:

View: 580

Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The Encyclop dia Britannica

The Encyclop  dia Britannica

Towards the end of the same century the latter part of this century the glass -
houses were almost from 600 to 1000 workmen were , it is stated , employed on
entirely transferred to Murano . From thenceforward the one branch of the art ,
that of ...

Author: Thomas Spencer Baynes

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435026281253

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page:

View: 509

Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Art of Glass

Art of Glass

Glass in the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria Geoffrey Robert
Edwards, National Gallery of Victoria. VENETIAN AND FAÇON DE VENISE
GLASS In Venice on Ascension Day 1796 , following ancient tradition , Doge
Ludovico Manin ...

Author: Geoffrey Robert Edwards

Publisher: Macmillan Education AU

ISBN: 0958574316

Category: Glass art

Page: 208

View: 688

Jointly published by the National Gallery of Victoria and Macmillan Publishers Australia this book is the first publication to document in depth the nature, extent and history of the National Gallery of Victorias celebrated glass collection. Its author, and expert on the art of glass, Geoffrey Edwards, has selected the most magnificent works from the collection, each reproduced in colour, as the basis for a broader discussion of the history of glassmaking in the worlds leading production centres, from the ancient Mediterranean to the present day. With fine photographs by Garry Sommerfeld, this book provides a most spectacular visual array.
Categories: Glass art

The Magazine of Art

The Magazine of Art

Murano thus became the are copies of the rules by which the guilds were
workshop from whence for some five centuries issued governed . Some of these
are interesting . The heads most of the artistic glass of the world , while Venice of
each ...

Author: Marion Harry Spielmann

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015080283537

Category: Art

Page:

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Categories: Art

The Man and the Mausoleum

The Man and the Mausoleum

Painting for Eternity , ” Michael Angelo exclaimed , as he gazed on these
dazzling processions of saints and angels . ... Twenty - five years ago gold
mosaic was a lost art , when a poor glass blower of the Island of Murano , near
Venice ...

Author: Garfield National Memorial Association

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951002325455Y

Category: Cleveland (Ohio).

Page: 104

View: 438

Categories: Cleveland (Ohio).

Venetian Glass

Venetian Glass

always have this desire to caress the glass — to shape it with my hands - the one
thing that is obviously impossible . ... your collection of 20th century Venetian art
glass that you have put together with great passion and of which I am now part .

Author: David Revere McFadden

Publisher: Charta

ISBN: UOM:39015049510061

Category: Design

Page: 249

View: 760

This book offers the reader a comprehensive and visually fascinating excursion into the history of Venetian glass from 1900 until today : the most significant period of Muranese glass.
Categories: Design