Self-Portrait with Foliage

Title: 
Self-Portrait with Foliage

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Self-Portrait with Foliage
Accession Number: 
91.4.3
Dimensions: 
H: 42.5 cm, W: 43.1 cm, D: 20.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989-1990
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, blown, enameled, fired; polychrome enamels. Large flattened spherical vessel with slight irregular bulges on opposite narrow sides near shoulder; small opening and thick rim wrap; one broad flattened side enameled from opening to base with larger than lifesize self-portrait of the artist with pink fleshtones, blue eyes, eyeglasses, all of head (except for nose and mouth areas) overlaid with enameled foliage with small leaves; flattened base, ground and polished pontil; enameled at base edge in block letters: "DICK WEISS OCT-19'89".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Weiss, Dick ((b. 1946)), Source
1991-01-11
Title Unknown (William Traver Gallery)
Venue(s)
William Traver Gallery 1990-11-29 through 1990-12-30
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) p. 10;