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Guide to the Stanford Mosaic Collection
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Description
Collection pertains to the design for mosaics to be installed in the Stanford Memorial Church and includes original oil paintings and watercolors; hand colored photographs of designs; photographs of design paintings and of the finished mosaics in the Church; and a workbook "Prezzo del lavoro Stanford" documenting the cost of the work on the mosaics. Many of the original paintings in the collection were executed by Antonio Paoletti. Some of the pieces in the collection document work rejected by Jane L. Stanford, including a design for the Church's facade.
Background
The mosaics in the Memorial Church at Stanford University were designed and installed by the Venetian studio of Antonio Salviati & Company.
Extent
5 Linear feet (5 boxes plus one oversize item)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.