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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:
37.52.6
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 1875-1893)] ; [ Jacques Seligmann, Paris and New York (from at least 1933-1937)]
La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité, Moyen-Age, Renaissance. Vol. II. Mâcon: Imprimerie Protat Frères, 1890–1891. no. Vitraux 3, p. 73.

Spitzer, Frédéric, ed. La Collection Spitzer: Antiquité -- Moyen-Age -- Renaissance. Vol. 3. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890–1893. no. Vitraux 3, p. 123, pl. I.

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. 1955, p. 65, pl. XLVIII.

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, fig. 10.

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. 2, 23.

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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide, edited by Kathleen Howard. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1983. no. 29, p. 372.

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.

Burn, Barbara, ed. Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. pp. 70-71.

Caviness, Madeline H. "Learning from Forest Lawn." Speculum 69, no. 4 (October 1994). pp. 973, 977.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide, edited by Kathleen Howard. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994. no. 29, p. 406.

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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