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Tiffany Drawing

Designer:
Designed by Jacob Holzer (1858–1938)
Manufacturer:
Manufactured by Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company (American, 1892–1902)
Date:
1893
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
43 x 29 in. (109.2 x 73.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.2
Not on view
Inscription: Inscriptions: (in pencil, upper left): "Subject of lower part of panel - / St. Bartholomew Preaching. / symbolical of the church militant. / Upper part. - Christ enthroned. ' symbolical of the church / triumphant." ; "Figures life size"; (in watercolor, beneath rendering of sculptural relief): "HOLY HOLY HOLY / LORD GOD ALMIGHTY"; (in pencil, lower left): "Scheme for Decoration of / Chancel / ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCH"; (in pencil, lower right): "TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING C°"; (in ink lower right): J. A. Holzer /93".
The present drawing, as well as the large group of Tiffany Studios drawings that were acquired by the Museum in 1967 was purchased from Rita Lloyd from a stone/marble? dealer on Long Island. They were acquired by the stone/marble dealer presumably from Laurelton Hall, Tiffany's country estate on Long Island, or from the Tiffany Studios when they closed in 1932.
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