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Book Cover, The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany, 1914

This is a Book cover. It was published by Doubleday, Page & Company. It is dated 1914. Its medium is embossed vellum binding painted in red and gold. It is a part of the Smithsonian Libraries department.

Dedicated to Tiffany’s children, this biographical account features painted portraits and landscapes completed as Tiffany traveled the world, along with design drawings and photographs relating to every aspect of his artistic career from stained glass and jewelry to glass vessels and textiles. The cover’s embossed squares visually allude to the designer’s work in metal.

It is credited Collection of Smithsonian Libraries.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 52 × 41 × 2.2 cm (20 1/2 × 16 1/8 × 7/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest.

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