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Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Dates/Places: French
Creator Name-CRT: From the abbey church of Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France
Title: Stained-Glass Window, with Grisaille Decoration
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 1323
Creation End Date: 1327
Creation Date: ca. 1325
Creation Place: From the abbey church of Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Pot-metal and colorless glass, with silver stain and vitreous paint
Dimensions: 10 ft. 7 1/2 in. x 35 1/2 in. (323.9 x 90.2 cm)
Description: In this fourteenth-century panel, the vibrant color and robust lines of thirteenth-century stained glass were jettisoned in favor of colorless glass painted with leafy vines growing on a trellis. The three foliate designs, each of which is remarkable for its delicacy and refinement, are identifiable not only by their botanical species but also as patterns known to have originated at Saint-Ouen. The two lower panels display the periwinkle flower; the third panel represents the leaf of the strawberry plant; and the top two depict geranium foliage. The colored borders incorporate buttercup leaves with red and green quarries, and the center bosses are composed of whorls of artemisia leaves entwined with knotted ribbons of color.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 1984.199.1?11 and 48.183.2
Credit Line: The Cloisters Collection, 1984
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.1984.199.1-11and48.183.2
AMICA Library Year: 2002
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Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved
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