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Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.51.58
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.96577, -75.18126
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest: 1892 watercolor drawing by Toulouse-Lautrec (Accession Number 1939-8-1), used as a design for an 1895 Tiffany window in Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France (SITE:47.1.2) [ORG, DEDUCED]

Site Items

33.51.58.1: mosaic column (Extant)

Item 33.51.58.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic column [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [DUNC2004]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [ORG]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 11' 2" high [ORG]
Inscription:
History: One of six columns originally located in Tiffany Studios' showroom at Madison Avenue and 45th Street [DUNC2004]
Moved to Laurelton Hall in 1930s [DUNC2004]
Purchased by museum in 2001 [ORG]
Comment: Purchased with funds contributed by Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest, Jaimie and David Field, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, the Robert Saligman Charitable Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. William T. Vogt, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Fox, the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Fountain Society, Mrs. Eugene W. Jackson, Betty J. Marmon, and other donors, 2001 [ORG]
One other of the six columns is currently located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (SITE:1.1.95) [ORG]
Two other of the six columns are currently located in the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD (SITE:20.2.26) [ORG]
Organisation Id: 2001-79-1

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
DUNC2004: Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Alastair Duncan (2004, p. 182-183)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)

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