John La Farge Peacocks and Peonies II Jigsaw Puzzle
John La Farge's stained glass windows reflect the Gilded Age fascination with medieval art and craftsmanship. In this design, the peacock’s tail feathers are made of bits of glass in the "broken jewel" technique; each peony blossom is a single piece of glass molded to catch the light differently through the day. Put these 500 pieces together to reveal a glowing masterpiece.
Produced using thick recycled paper board
Dimensions of box: 8.625 x 10.625 x 1.875 inches
Dimensions of puzzle: 18 x 27 inches
About the Designer
American artist John La Farge's work includes illustrations, murals, interiors, paintings, and books. He was best known, however for his stained glass pieces. His first large commision was in 1878 for Trinity Church in Boston, and his stained glass work continued for thirty years. His speciality was in technical innovation with stained glass, and he was granted a patent in 1880 for superimposing panes of glass.
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