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    DescriptionHarry Clarke (1889 to 1931) was undoubtedly Ireland's greatest stained glass artist. During his short life Harry created stained glass windows for churches, private dwellings and commercial venues throughout Ireland and England, and as far a field as the USA and Australia. Also an illustrator of books for Harrap and Co. in London, Harry illustrated five books that show his undoubted genius in the area of graphic art. In total 174 windows, and a small number of panels, were created by Harry Clarke. This book is unique in that it contains the entire stained glass collection of Harry Clarke, including those windows now in art galleries. This collection has never before been photographed or published in its entirety.This publication will give those who are unfamiliar with the brilliance and originality of Clarke's stained glass windows the opportunity to view images of his greatest creations, and perhaps in time to travel to see these wonders for themselves. .

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    Strangest Genius
    The Stained Glass of Harry Clarke
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lucy Costigan, By (author) Michael Cullen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 290 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,700 g
    ISBN 13: 9781845889715
    ISBN 10: 1845889711

    Abridged Dewey: 709
    LC classification: N
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
    BISAC V2.8: CRA012000, BIO001000
    BIC subject category V2: WFN, AFPS
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 748.5092
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: WFN, AFP
    Edition statement
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    15 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Lucy Costigan has written extensively on an eclectic range of subjects, from workplace politics to Celtic spirituality and healing. A lifelong student of art and an ardent visitor to stained glass sites, this is her third book. Michael Cullin is a photography graduate of Marino College. His work has been published in national newspapers and is used by several international agencies. He has traveled as far as New York to photograph the many windows of Harry Clarke.