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Saint Martial Founding the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre

Date:
ca. 1190
Geography:
Made in Poitiers, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and lead
Dimensions:
Overall: 30 1/8 x 15in. (76.5 x 38.1cm)
Classification:
Glass-Stained
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.394b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304
The window depicting scenes from the story of Noah was originally located in the choir of the cathedral, but the original location of the Saint Martial panel is uncertain. Both panels were removed during restorations of the cathedral in the nineteenth century.
From the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre, Poitiers; George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (until 1925)
New York. The Cloisters Museum & Gardens. "Ecclesiastical Vestments of the Middle Ages: An Exhibition," March 1, 1971–December 31, 1971.

Hoffmann, Konrad, ed. The Year 1200: A Centennial Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 1. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. no. 201, pp. 194-195.

Hayward, Jane. "Sacred Vestments as They Developed in the Middle Ages." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 29, no. 7 (March 1971). p. 308, fig. 16.

Hayward, Jane. "Stained-Glass Windows." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 30, no. 3 (December 1971-January 1972). p. 114.

Schrader, J. L. "George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and the Abbaye." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 37, no. 1 (Summer 1979). p. 40, fig. 50.

Caviness, Madeline H., ed. Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: New England and New York (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist I). Studies in the History of Art, Vol. 15. Washington, D.C.: National Art Gallery, 1985. p. 95.

Hayward, Jane. English and French Medieval Stained Glass in The Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Volume 1, edited by Mary B. Shepard, and Cynthia Clark. Corpus Vitrearum USA, Vol. 1. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003. no. 8, pp. 75-78, 82-87, fig. 8.



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