Lot 416
  • 416

Frank Lloyd Wright

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
200,000 USD
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Description

  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Clerestory Window from the Avery Coonley Playhouse, Riverside, Illinois
  • opak glass, clear glass, zinc cames, wood frame
  • 24 x 38 1/4  in. (61 x 97.2 cm) including frame
    17 3/4  x 33 1/2  in. (45.1 x 85.1 cm) excluding frame

Provenance

Avery and Queene Ferry Coonley, Avery Coonley Playhouse, Riverside, Illinois, 1912-1920
Thence by acquisition of the Avery Coonley Playhouse, 1920-1967
Elliot Golub, Winnetka, Illinois, 1967-1986
Domino’s Center for Architecture and Design, Ann Arbor, Michigan, acquired from the above, 1986
Christie’s New York, Important 20th Century Decorative Arts Including Arts & Crafts and Architectural Designs, June 9, 1995, lot 47
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

David A. Hanks, The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, New York, 1979, pp. 112-113 (for the commission and period photographs of the present windows in situ)
Frank LLoyd Wright: Art in Design, exh. cat., Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, 1983, pp. 30 (for a period photograph of the present windows in situ)
David A. Hanks, Frank Lloyd Wright, Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from The Domino's Pizza Collection, exh. cat., New York, 1989, pp. 74-81 (for the commission and a period photograph of the present windows in situ) and 78-79 (for lots 119 and 120 illustrated)
Anthony Alofsin, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Lost Years, 1910-1922, A Study of Influence, Chicago, 1993, p. 73 (for a period photograph of the present windows in situ)
Terence Riley, ed., Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1994, p. 165 (for a period photograph of the present windows in situ)
Thomas A. Heinz, Frank Lloyd Wright: Glass Art, Berlin, 1994, pp. 149-153 (for the commission and period photographs of the present windows in situ)
Julie L. Sloan, Light Screens: The Complete Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright, New York, 2001, pp. 284-293 (for the commission, illustrations, period photographs of the present windows in situ and artist sketches) and p. 290, no. 383 (for the present lot illustrated)
Dean Eastman, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Coonley House: Story of a Masterpiece, 2012, pp. 71-77 (for the commission and period photographs of the present windows in situ)
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