Pont de Grenelle (Grenelle Bridge)

Title: 
Pont de Grenelle (Grenelle Bridge)

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Object Name: 
Gemmail Panel
Title: 
Pont de Grenelle (Grenelle Bridge)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.9
Dimensions: 
Lightbox H: 65.6 cm, W: 65.3 cm, D: 26.2 cm; Panel H: 50.8 cm, W: 50.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1959
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
Web Description: 
Design by Louis Gilis; 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. This artist was winner of the "prix du gemmail" in 1959 for his work titled ‘Jeanne d’Arc’. 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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., Source
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Gemmail Panel, "Pont de Grenelle (Grenelle Bridge)". 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