George A. Lane

Chicago Stained Glass

Catalog Number: 
book, Frueh
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND. Ancient origins -- Romanesque churches -- Gothic cathedrals -- Medieval glass -- Decline and destruction -- Nineteenth century revival -- New directions in stained glass -- STAINED GLASS BY CHICAGO GLASSMEN. Beginnings and growth -- The glassmen -- The glass -- Styles of glass -- Stained glass for the wealthy -- The Pullman Palace car -- Stained glass in public buildings -- The strike and standardization -- Ecclesiastical stained glass. Victorian style windows ; Munich style art glass ; Sullivan's art glass at K.A.M. Temple ; Healy & Millet and McCully & Miles ; Flanagan & Biedenweg ; Frank Lloyd Wright's designs ; Thomas A. O'Shaughnessy's windows ; Giannini & Hilgart ; Drehobl Bros. Art Glass Company -- Years of decline and the art of Edgar Miller -- Adolfas Valeska's faceted glass -- Bob White's fused glass -- New directions -- ART GLASS FROM ELSEWHERE. Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris -- John La Farge and Louis Tiffany -- La Farge glass in Chicago -- Tiffany Glass in Chicago -- Edward Peck Sperry -- Mayer and Zettler Munich windows -- Willet Stained Glass Studios -- Charles J. Connick Associates -- Conrad Schmitt Studios -- Emil Frei Associates -- Conrad Pickel Studio -- Gabriel Loire Studio -- Abraham Rattner window -- Marc Chagall at the Art Institute.
Item Donor: 
John Lavalie