Most useful references (suggested reading)

LeBlanc, Raymond 1980. Gold Leaf Techniques (2nd edition). Revised A. Sarti, Signs of the Times, Cincinnati, Ohio
A more recent edition is available - revised by Kent Smith

Ryser, Frieder 1992. Reverse Paintings on Glass: the Ryser Collection (based on the book Verzauberte Bilder), translation, R. Eswarin, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning

Main references used

Anon, 1977. Journal of Glass Studies, Vol 19, pp. 130-133. The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

Cennini, Cennino d'Andrea 1960. The Craftsman's Handbook: The Italian "Il Libro dell'Arte". trans. D.V. Thompson, Jr. Dover, New York. (Republication of Yale edition of 1933)

Cennini, Cennino d'Andrea 1899. Book of the art of Cennino Cennini.

Cennini, Cennino d'Andrea 1844. Treatise on painting.

Eden F.S. 1932. Verre Eglomise. The Connoisseur, 89:393-6, June

Eden F.S. 1933. Verre Eglomise. The Connoisseur, 92:180-1, September

Edwards, Geoffrey 1998. Art of Glass: Glass in the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Eswarin, R. 1979. Terminology of Verre Églomisé. Journal of Glass Studies, Vol 21, pp.98-101

Honey, William Bowyer 1933. Gold engraving under glass. The Connoisseur, 92:180-1, September

Honey, William Bowyer 1946. Glass: a handbook for the study of glass vessels of all periods and countries & a guide to the Museum collection. Ministry of Education, London

Hughes, R. & Rowe, M. 1992. The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals, Thames and Hudson, London

MacTaggart, Peter & Ann 1984. Practical Gilding. Mac & Me Ltd, Welwyn

Roe, Fred 1931. Old Glass and Mirror Pictures. The Connoisseur, vol 88, June

Notes of a London exhibition of glass pictures and Chinese mirror paintings of mid 18th Century, also notes errors in Mew's article in The Connoiseur, vol 87

Stewart, B. 1884 Signwork: A Craftsman's Manual BSP Professional Books, Oxford

Wagner, Charles L.H. 1950 Text Book of Gilding Wagner school of sign and Commercial Art, Boston

Standage, H.C. Decoration of Metal, Wood, Glass etc 1908

Additional works - some I have been read, some are still sought after

Anon Sixteenth Century Verre Eglomise Antiques 45, May 1944

Avery C.L. Early Christian Gold Glass, Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol 16, Aug 1921

Barrow, John The Dictionary Polygraphicum, vol 1, c1735 p. 17,114

Duncan, George Bibliography of glass Dawson Soc. Glass Tech. Sheffield 1960 (s.016.6661 D91)

Eisen, G.A. Art of gold glass International Studio, vol 75 1922

Emery, Margaret J. Techniques in Reverse Glass Painting

Feulner, Adolf Goldschmiedearbeiten mit Hinterglasmalerei Pantheon vol 21 supp. Jan 1938

Foote, H.S. Virgin and child enthroned, a verre eglomise plaque Cleveland Mus. Bulletin vol 31,Jan 1944

Huth, Hans Painting on glass Craft Horizons. vol 14 10-15, Jan 1954

Irimie, C. and Focsa M. Romanian Icons painted on glass Meridiane, Bucharest 1968

Kunckel, Arts Vitraria c.1679

Murray, Maria D. Reverse painted and gilded glass through the ages. The Connoisseur, vol 180, July 1972

Mew, Egan Old glass Pictures The Connoisseur, Vol 87 June 1931

Perrot, P. Three great centuries of glass The Corning Museum of Glass 1958

Poole, Earl L. Reverse glass painting Bulletin 18, Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery

Robinson, F. Gold glass of the third and fourth centuries Parnassus May 1931

Swarzenski, G.W. The Localization of Medieval Verre Eglomise Journal of the J.Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore 1940 p. 55

Moderne Eglomisetechnik. Glass-U Keram Industr. 1919 10, no 13 (from notes, illegible)

Schweig Mirrors, London circa 1950

Le Verre Dore de Geneve (Gilded glass in Geneva) Rev. de L'art Christien 1900 p.421

Breck, Joseph, The Ficoroni Medallion and other gilded glass in the Met Museum of Art, New York USA College Art Association Art Bulletin. 1927 9 (p. 353+illustration)

Gilded glass of the catacombs. Archeol. J.Lond, 1901, 58(ser 2, vol 8) pp. 225-253

Rossi Filippo. Vetri Dorati Christiani rel Museo Nationale de Firenze 1933

Stuart, Donald Goldglassilhovetten Keram Relsch 1925 33 238 J. Soc. Glass Tech. 1925 9 Abs 199

Sutherland W.G. Art and Craft of Signwriting, gilding and painting on glass Folio Manchester Gilding 1889 (p.33)

Sutherland W.G. The signwriter and glass embosser Folio, Manchester, Decorative art Journal Co. London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1898 (pp. 64+32)

Keiser Herbert Wolfgang Die deutsche Hinterglasmalerei Munchen F. Bruckmann 1937

Country Life 1971 15 July 150/2