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The Virgin Mary and Five Standing Saints above Predella Panels

Date:
1440–46
Geography:
Made in Middle Rhine Valley, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Pot-metal glass, white glass, vitreous paint, silver stain
Dimensions:
Each window 12 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 28 1/4 in. (337.2 x 71.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Stained
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1937
Accession Number:
37.52.2
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 16
From the north nave of the former Carmelite church at Boppard-am-Rhein in Rheinland-Pflaz (Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis), near Koblenz, Germany; Count Hermann Pückler, Muskau (from 1818) ; [ Frédéric Spitzer d. 1890, Paris (from at least 1875-until 1893)] ; [ Jacques Seligmann(from at least 1933-1937)]
La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. II. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891. no. Vitraux 8, p. 75.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 3. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Vitraux 8, p. 125, ill. in text.

Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité: antiques, du moyen-âge & de la renaissance, composant l'importante et précieuse Collection Spitzer. Vol. 2. Paris: Chevallier and Mannheim, April 17–June 16, 1893. no. 1960, p. 66.

Rorimer, James J. "New Acquisitions for the Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 33, no.5, Part 2 (May 1938). pp. 12-15.

Hayward, Jane. "Stained-Glass Windows from the Carmelite Church at Boppard-am-Rhein: A Reconstruction of the Glazing Program of the North Nave." Metropolitan Museum Journal 2 (1969). pp. 75-114, fig. 1, 23, 38.

Hayward, Jane. "Stained-Glass Windows." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 30, no. 3 (December 1971-January 1972). p. 140.

Hayward, Jane. Glass in the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1982). p. 15.

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. 118-9.

Barnet, Peter, and Nancy Y. Wu. The Cloisters: Medieval Art and Architecture. 75th Anniversary ed. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. pp. 132–35.



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