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.
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
|Country of origin:
Carl I Gable
||305 x 229 x 30mm (L x W x T)
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