The Countryside in Clouds

Title: 
The Countryside in Clouds

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
The Countryside in Clouds
Accession Number: 
96.3.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 56.5 cm, W: 38.2 cm, D: 12.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jaromir Rybak
Primary Description: 
Shades of transparent yellowish and brownish orange lead glasses; glass frit and bars melted in a mold, colored with gold, cut, acid-polished. Vertical, solid, rectangular sculpture, shallow in depth depicting a stylized cloudy sky and landscape; sky/background is formed of five joined vertical bars that are unevenly stepped and rise to one high point at right of front center, approximately 1/3 and 2/3 distance from top of background two uneven, but parallel, almond-shaped clouds emerge horizontally from the background (left end of upper cloud extends past left edge of background, lower cloud is positioned more towards right and is completely contained by background); background meets low rectangular base with irregular surface that slopes in an uneven line from fromt right down to lower left, base extends past solid background at front left, a short vertical bar (the sixth) is separated from rest of background and extends up from far left of base; solid polished back side and base; scratched in script on back lower right corner: "Jaromír Rybák 1991".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rybak, Jaromir (Czech, b. 1952), Source
1996-03-20
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Jaromír Rybák 1991
signature
back at lower right
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
Title Unknown (Carpe Diem)
Venue(s)
Carpe Diem 1992 through 1993