Reverse Paintings on Glass
Distributed for Hirmer Publishers
A unique feature of this book is that, for each reverse painting, the print on which it was based has been identified and is fully illustrated. The close link between reverse glass paintings and prints has long been mentioned in the relevant literature, but this is the first book ever to take this interesting subject as its central focus.
A well-founded discussion of the topic precedes the illustrations, which are complemented not only by details of the most important technical characteristics but also by informative commentaries on the artists and the content of the pictures. The result is a fascinating journey through three hundred years of reverse painting on glass.