Contributions translated from French and German.
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, Feb. 3-Apr. 12, 1998; International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., May 15-Aug. 16, 1998; and the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, September 13, 1998-January 10, 1999.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 222).
Includes 4 CMG objects: p. 140, 141, 199.
Lalique epoch / Yvonne Brunhammer --
Physics and the metaphysics of jewelry : "something that has never been seen before" / Marie-Odile Briot --
Reception of René Lalique in America : 1901-1920 / Gabriel P. Weisberg --
Lalique and fashion / Florence Müller --
Materials and techniques in the jewelry of René Lalique / Sigrid Barten --
Landscape in the work of René Lalique / Evelyne Possémé --
Objets d'art and glassmaking : René Lalique's contribution in the early twentieth century / Jean-Luc Olivié --
List of works / Yvonne Brunhammer and Joan T. Rosasco --
Chronology / Yvonne Brunhammer and Clémentine Vidal.