Stained Glass Window
36 x 19 in. (91.4 x 48.3 cm)
Medium and Support:
Glass and lead
Gift of Ruth Rand Rapport in memory of Harold S. Rand
Location: Currently on view
Rochester tycoon William Kimball, owner of the Kimball Tobacco Factory, hired Louis Comfort Tiffany to design the interior of his home and its furnishings at 145 Troup Street in Corn Hill. The opulent residence, called Kimball’s Castle, housed an art collection and a pipe organ. The window installed here was rescued by Harold Rand during the building’s unfortunate demolition in 1948.
Our thanks go to Valerie O’Hara from Pike Stained Glass Studio for her generous conservation of the window.
[Gallery label text, 2002]
William S. Kimball, Rochester, NY; purchased by Harold S. Rand, Rochester, NY in 1948; bequeathed to Ruth Rand Rapport, Rochester, NY in 1960; given to the Gallery in 1998
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Title: A Hundred Years and Counting.
Article Scope: Mention and reproduction.
Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press
Issue Date: November-December 2012.
Page Number: 20
Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages.
New York, NY: Scala, 2005.
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