Mère et Enfant (Mother and Child)

Mère et Enfant (Mother and Child)

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Object Name: 
Gemmail Panel
Mère et Enfant (Mother and Child)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Lightbox H: 114.4 cm, W: 94.5 cm, D: 26 cm; Panel H: 101.5 cm, W: 81.3 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 1922 painting called Mere et Enfant (part of The Cone Collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland); technique invented by artist Jean Crotti (1870-1958); panel assembled by "gemmists" in the 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, "Mere et Enfant (Mother and Child)". 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