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Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Agnes Northrup, Designer of Tiffany Windows (Members' Lecture)

Date: Thu, September 17, 2020
Time: 7:00pm
Location:

Virtual, link will be shared following registration 

Cost:

Free 

Tickets: Free registration

Sponsored by the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art, North Carolina Chapter
Free; offered exclusively for Museum Members and members of the ICAA-NC. 

Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This virtual lecture will bring to light new research on Agnes Northrop, the only truly independent woman designer Louis Comfort Tiffany employed. Northrop, under Tiffany’s aegis, introduced wholly new subjects to stained glass—landscapes and gardens—for both religious and domestic settings, and designed some of the most memorable windows to emerge from Tiffany Studios. 

 

Image-Agnes Northrop, circa 1896. Image copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY