Rare Stained Art Glass Panel - with metal Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Signature Tag. Image is known as The Hillside Theatre Curtain. It is rarely found on glass panels since, it was discontinued by FLW Foundation. Certified Reproductions are often quite costly.
Size: 17.25" × 8.5" Metal frame has 2 pre-drilled holes for hanging. Condition is Pre-owned but, glass and image are in excellent condition -No known damage. Metal frame may have visible dings, scratches & may have minor spots of oxidation due to age but, nothing major.
Corner welds are solid, intact. The unique image on this glass panel is truly a unique work of art, hand-sketched, by Frank Lloyd Wright. Often referred to as, the most influential and greatest American architect of the 20th century, Wright is known for the Prairie School, the Arts and Crafts movement and Organic Architecture. His greatest works also include Falling Water, The Guggenheim Museum and the Imperial Hotel in Japan.
SO, WHAT IS THIS DESIGN SUPPOSED TO BE? It is an abstract landscape, that depicts the home and studio he designed and built into his favorite childhood hill on family's Wisconsin estate. He called it "Taliesin" Welsh for "Shining Brow, " as it was built into "the brow" of the hill. It is a true example of Organic Architecture.
It became known as "The Hillside Theatre Curtain, " when apprentices, of Wright's architectural design school, used it to create special birthday gift for their mentor. They fabricated a large, skillfully crafted theatre curtain, replicating his "Taliesin" sketch. It was given to him, for the Hillside Theatre, which was used often by Wright and his apprentices to network and collaborate. It was the largest gift he ever received and it remains the largest piece of Wright's work belonging to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Taliesin, which became a National Historical Landmark in 1978.
It is also part of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and is open to the public in Spring Green, Wisconsin. The item "Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Stained Art Glass Panel Rare Image" is in sale since Friday, February 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Stained Glass".
The seller is "lvmyhp" and is located in Portsmouth, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.