Autonomous Panel Dedicated to Robert Sowers

Title: 
Autonomous Panel Dedicated to Robert Sowers

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Object Name: 
Leaded Glass Panel
Title: 
Autonomous Panel Dedicated to Robert Sowers
Accession Number: 
90.3.45
Dimensions: 
H: 104 cm; W: 78.4 cm; Th: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Robert Sowers in memory of Theresa Obermayr Sowers
Primary Description: 
Two shades of translucent amethyst non-lead glass, black enamel, colorless plexiglass; cut, assembled, leaded, enameled detailing. Vertical rectangular panel consisting of translucent Plexiglass sheet forming a background upon which floats a leaded design of two horizontal rectangles on top of large square; top section consists of horizontal rectangular panel of light amethyst, with a notch cut from the upper left corner, black enamel detail; this section surrounded by lead that on base long side becomes a whiplash calligraphic line also with black enamel extension of line; upper panel sits on top of lower and slightly narrower deep amethyst rectangular section which sits upon a large square of light amethyst, small notch cut in lead at lower left corner; small enamel detail; wooden frame stained black; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sowers, Robert ((American, 1923-1990)), Source