Voiles Heureuses (Happy Sailing)

Title: 
Voiles Heureuses (Happy Sailing)

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Object Name: 
Gemmail Panel
Title: 
Voiles Heureuses (Happy Sailing)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 64 cm, W: 52.8 cm, D: 4.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
Web Description: 
Designed and signed by Danielle Dhumez; 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 and gemmail panel was winner of the first “prix du gemmail” in 1957. 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, "Voiles Heureuses (Happy Sailing)". 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