Thursday, April 7 “Tiffany at Lafayette” Symposium Brown Bag Talk, 12:15 p.m., Gendebien Room, Skillman Library (lunch provided)
“Tiffany Rekindled: Restoring Lafayette’s Stained-glass Masterpieces”
Richard Prigg, Proprietor, Sycamore Studio Stained Glass, Landsdowne, Pennsylvania
Prigg will present an illustrated discussion of the restoration work performed by Willet Hauser on both the Alcuin and Charlemagne and The Death of Sir Philip Sidney windows, including descriptions of the different structure of each window, and various problem-solving methods used to re-create missing plates and areas of the windows where the glass had chemically decomposed.
Co-sponsored by the IDEAL Center for Innovation