Delaware Art Museum
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, from the Neustadt Museum of Tiffany Art, opens on October 8, 1999. The exhibit runs through January 2, 2000.
Images left to right, all courtesy of Neustadt Museum of Tiffany Art, New York, NY: Peony Table Lamp, c. 1900-1910, leaded glass, blown glass, patinated bronze, 31 1/2 x 22 inches, Hanging-head Dragonfly Lamp, c. 1900-1910, leaded glass, cabochon glass jewels, metal filagree, patinated bronze, 30 1/2 x 22 inches; Blue Peacock Table Lamp, c. 1900-1910, leaded glass, blown glass, patinated bronze, 27 1/2 x 18 inches; Turtleback Chandelier, c. 1905, blown glasss, turtleback tiles, patinated bronze, 36 x 18 inches; Wisteria Table Lamp, 1906-1910, leaded glass, patinated bronze, 26 1/2 x 18 inches.
The Lamps of Tiffany features a selection of important works by the legendary American designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany. The exhibition features more than forty lamps and two leaded-glass windows produced by the Corona, New York workshops of Tiffany Glass and Decorating Co., America's premier Aesthetic Movement decorators.
Ed.: For additional information please see The Lamps of Tiffany Opens at Knoxville Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's extensive coverage of Louis Comfort Tiffany. See also the book: "Louis Comfort Tiffany at The Metropolitan Museum of Art" by Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen
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