The life and work of Harry Clarke / Nicola Gordon Bowe.

The life and work of Harry Clarke / Nicola Gordon Bowe.
Bowe, Nicola Gordon.
Blackrock, Co. Dublin : Irish Academic Press, 1989.
301 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
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List of stained glass windows by Harry Clarke: p. 244-250.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-285) and index.
Reviewed by Helene Weis in Stained Glass Quarterly, v.85, no. 2, Summer 1990, pp. 118-119+.
Reviewed by Peter Cormack in The Journal of Stained Glass, v. 19, no. 1, 1989-1990, p. 99+
The craft of stained glass in Ireland in the 1900s; An Túr Gloine; Joshua Clarke; Harry Clarke's formative years in Dublin and London and on Aran --
First commissioned book illustrations; Laurence Waldron, patron; Studies of medieval glass in France and England; Marriage to Margaret Crilley; First major stained glass commission --
A major monument of the Celtic Revival; The Honan Chapel windows in Cork (1915-17) establish Clarke's reputation; Publication of Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales; His Ancient Mariner project is destroyed during the 1916 Easter Rising --
Clarke's commitment to the Arts and Crafts Society of Ireland; The first of his unique series of miniature stained glass panels illustrating scenes from literature by Synge, de la Mare and Heine --
Symbolism developed in a series of major commissions in stained glass and in critically acclaimed illustrations to Poe; The Ballets Russes influence on textile designs and on a panel for Lutyens illustrating Flaubert --
Windows in Cheshire and Dorset; A post-war illustrated anthology; The full-scale Terenure Crucifixion; Joshua Clarke's death --
Clarke assumes control of the burgeoning Clarke Studios while producing his finest work in glass and graphics --
Clarke at the peak of his career, 1924; The success of The Eve of St. Agnes; His health deteriorates; Desire to escape to London; Elected as Academician by the RHA --
Constant demands for his work, and publication of his Faust and Swinburne despite increasing ill health, force him to abandon long-cherished hopes of a London studio --
Final attempts to honour his many commitments from a Swiss sanatorium; Last visit home before death overtakes him in Switzerland early in 1931, aged 41 --
Harry Clarke, "Some notes on stained glass" --
List of stained glass windows by Harry Clarke.