Orphée aux Feuillages (Orpheus in Foliage)

Title: 
Orphée aux Feuillages (Orpheus in Foliage)

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Object Name: 
Gemmail Panel
Title: 
Orphée aux Feuillages (Orpheus in Foliage)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.4
Dimensions: 
Lightbox H: 113.5 cm, W: 94.7 cm, D: 24.1 cm; Panel H: 99 cm, W: 81.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
Web Description: 
Design by Jean Cocteau; technique invented by artist Jean Crotti (1870-1958); panel assembled by "gemmists' in the Paris studio of Roger Malherbe-Navarre called Les Gemmaux de France. Included in a 1957 exposé called “Gemmaux Night” at the Casino du Palm Peach at Cannes. Included in the "First American Exhibit of 'Gemmaux de France'" in 1959. Included in the 1962 “Masterpieces in Glass” traveling exhibition by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
Provenance: 
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., Source
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Gemmail Panel, "Orphee aux Feuillages (Orpheus in Foliage)". Gemmail panel in wood frame/ light box. Multicolored pieces of glass; layered, fused.
Masterpieces in Glass
A travelling exhibition by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
First American Exhibit of "Gemmaux de France"
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
 
Gemmaux Night
Venue(s)
Casino du Palm Peach