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Frank Lloyd Wright
WINDOW FROM THE EMIL BACH HOUSE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 USD
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71
Frank Lloyd Wright
WINDOW FROM THE EMIL BACH HOUSE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Edward Albee

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Frank Lloyd Wright
1867 - 1959
WINDOW FROM THE EMIL BACH HOUSE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
clear and opaque glass in copper-plated zinc cames with original wood frame
36 1/8 x 45 7/8 in. 91.8 x 116.5 cm. including frame
Executed circa 1915.
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Provenance

Emil Bach House, Chicago, 1915
James F. Blinder, Chicago, 1959 (upon acquisition of the Emil Bach House)
B.C. Holland, Inc., Chicago
Acquired from the above by Edward Albee, 1971

Literature

Thomas A. Heinz, Frank Lloyd Wright: Glass Art, London 1994, p. 161, illustrated / in black and white (the Emil Bach House)
Julie L. Sloan, Light Screens: The Complete Leaded-Glass Windows of Frank Lloyd Wright, New York 2001, p. 204, illustrated / in color (related window from the Emil Bach House)

Catalogue Note

The present window is one of only four examples that were designed for the Emil Bach House, another of which is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago (1965.126).

Sotheby’s would like to thank Julie Sloan for her assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.

The Collection of Edward Albee

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New York