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Study photographs of decorative arts, stained glass.

Available at Special Collections  L3 : PHOTO ARCHIVE - DECORATIVE ARTS OVERSIZE  (NK5306 ) and other locations()

  • Title:
    Study photographs of decorative arts, stained glass.
  • Creation Date: 19--?
  • Arrangement: Arranged by photograph source.
  • Physical Desc.: 7 boxes (ca. 240 photographic prints) : b&w ; 35 cm. and 47 cm..
  • Summary: This assembled collection of photographs chiefly illustrates detached panels of European stained glass, most dating to the 15th to the 18th centuries, together with some examples from the 14th or 19th-20th centuries. The panels, from France, Flanders, Germany, and Switzerland, were sold by dealers and auction houses, generally on the American market. A small number of reproductions from the Alinari and Mario Salmi files show panels in situ in Italian buildings, particularly in Tuscany. The majority of the panels have religious subjects, though heraldic, commemorative, hunting, marriage, and other genre scenes are also represented.
    Sixty percent of the collection is drawn from the picture archives of the New York dealer, French & Company. Other sources are the archives of scholars Mario Salmi and Frederick Hartt.
  • Cumulative Index/Finding Aid: Finding aid for French & Company images only: Stock sheets and ledgers, 1909-1968 (Special Collections accn. no. 840027) and online database, FRCO, in the repository's STAR system, provide photograph level description and provenance information.
  • Notes: Title devised.
    Size of photographs varies; most 8 x 10 in.
  • Form/Genre: Photographic prints
  • Subjects: Glass painting and staining Glass painting and staining -- United States
  • Contributors: Hartt, Frederick. Salmi, Mario, 1889-1980. French & Company (New York, N.Y.)
  • LC Call Number: NK5306
  • ID/Accession Number: 1382-844
    76.P.34
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
    Photographs and permission to publish must be obtained from copyright holder(s).
  • OCLC Record Number: 78888794
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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