Heraldic Panel with Arms of the House of Hapsburg

ca. 1504–6
Made in possibly Ghent
South Netherlandish
Pot-metal glass, white glass, vitreous paint, and silver stain
Overall: 33 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. (85.1 x 51.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1937
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: (in border): Rh, three times, RK once.
(motto): Secours á Dieu

Marking: Arms (of Roland Le Febure): Or, a sword bendwise between two eagles displayed sable.
Crest (on a barred helm): in profile a demi-eagle volant of the second; lambriquins of the colors.
Probably from the Gravensteen at Ghent; Roy Grosvenor Thomas, New York and London (until 1937)
Steinberg, S. H. "A Flemish Armorial Window." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 74, no. 434 (May 1939). pp. 218–22, fig. C.

Hayward, Jane. "Stained-Glass Windows." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 30, no. 3 (December 1971-January 1972). p. 144.

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. 137.