Decorative glass of the 19th and early 20th centuries: a source book
Celebrate the versatility and beauty of decorative glass in this lavishly illustrated and comprehensive text. 150 of the world's most attractive pieces have been photographed and displayed, most of them for the first time ever. If you're looking to bring period authenticity to your home, the wealth of original decorative designs will inspire and inform you and your work. Most of the exhibits feature historically significant residential exterior and interior doors, windows, lights, lampshades, and conservatories. Gazing at stained, painted, and etched glass, and reading about the prominent artists of the Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, and Art Deco movements, you will come to relish this resurgence of decorative work in modern architecture as well as the continuing restoration of relics. A much needed source of design inspiration and reference for home owners, stained-glass makers, and restorers alike!
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The Birth of Art Nouveau
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