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[Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass Watercolor Design- Thomas WIlliam Camm, Camm Studios] Exquisite Watercolor Triptych
Spectacular large square triptych watercolor stained-glass design by Thomas William Camm, mounted onto thick cardboard. Written in calligraphic hand by Camm below the paintings, but on the artboard: "T. W. Camm * No. 487 * Smethwick." Expertly painted with a high degree of detail and skill. Thomas William Camm (1839-1912), founder, chief artist/designer and manufacturer of stained glass in England, opening operation in 1865 as Camm Brothers in Smethwick, and later, "The Studio." Thomas Camm was one of the most accomplished stained glass designers of the period. The American architect Ralph Adams Cram wrote "at the present moment a large number of artists in England are producing work of most singular beauty and perfection. Amongst these I have no hesitation in placing Mr. Camm easily as the first". His daughter Florence Camm produced most of the artwork for the company after his death in 1912. The studio won medals in Paris in 1878, Sydney in 1879 and in Turin in 1911 and commissions came in from America, Spain, New Zealand and India. Dozens of churches, institutions and private homes in England still boast stained glass windows designed by Camm and his daughter. Near fine. Provenance: Directly from Camm Studio Estate.
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