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. 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.
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Glass in all its forms is the essential theme of these two works: both offer an opportunity to enjoy the endless shapes this basic element can take, and both give commercial and personal histories ... Read full review