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Stained Glass Panel with a Bishop and his Patron Saint

Date:
ca. 1505–08
Culture:
German
Medium:
Pot metal, white glass, vitreous paint, silver stain
Dimensions:
Overall (with 1 T-bar): 64 1/2 x 21 3/8 x 1/2 in. (163.8 x 54.3 x 1.3 cm) Overall (installation opening): 64 x 20 3/4 in. (162.6 x 52.7 cm) installation opening from 41.170.104-107: 64 1/4 x 99 1/2 in. (163.2 x 252.7 cm) 106a: 32 3/8 x 21 3/8 x 3/8 in. (82.2 x 54.3 x 1 cm) 106b: 31 13/16 x 21 3/8 x 3/8 in. (80.8 x 54.3 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Stained
Credit Line:
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Accession Number:
41.170.106a-c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
These four scenes are probably part of the glazing from the Cistercian church at Mariawald, located southwest of Cologne. Here, the Cologne glass painters adapted color to the traditional fondness for white glass, so that large areas of saturated color are combined with equally large sections of grisaille. These windows are stylistically related to the windows in the north isle of the Cologne cathedral
Baron Stafford, Contessey Hall, Norfolk, England; George D. Pratt, Glen Cove, NY (until 1935)
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. 138-9.



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