Le Torse Rose (Pink Torso)

Le Torse Rose (Pink Torso)

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Object Name: 
Gemmail Panel
Le Torse Rose (Pink Torso)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Lightbox H: 94 cm, W: 67.2 cm, D: 25.7 cm; Panel H: 81.3 cm, W: 52 cm
Not on Display
about 1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
Web Description: 
Designed and signed by Pablo Picasso based on the original 1906 painting called Nu sur Fond Rouge (in the collection of the Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris); 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. Included in a 1957 exposé called “Gemmaux Night” at the Casino du Palm Peach at Cannes. 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.
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., Source
Primary Description: 
Gemmail Panel, "Le Torse Rose (Pink Torso)". 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"
Corning Museum of Glass
Gemmaux Night
Casino du Palm Peach