Certainly precursor: etched windows by American artist Michael Heizer, most of them from the early 1970s. No surprise really that one of the windows, now destroyed, was the front window of New York’s Max’s Kansas City — an art crowd hangout at the time.

Images [1,2,5]: “Etched Glass Window” (1993), David Whitney Collection, The Grainger from [1], [2],[5] © by Dean Kaufman;
Image [3]: “Sandblasted Etched Glass Window” (1974), Collection Peter Freeman Inc., from: [3]
Image [4]: “Etched Window” (1973) — destroyed, Michael Ruskin Collection, Max’s Kansas City Restaurant, New York from: [4],
Not displayed in this post: “Sandblasted Etched Glass Window” (1974)