Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.208
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Spring
Classification
Stained Glass
Work Type
stained glass
Date
18th century
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227516
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White glass with silver stain and vitreous paint
Dimensions
26.5 x 14.5 x 1.3 cm (10 7/16 x 5 11/16 x 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower panel, paint: [T]he spring wth her fresh daffadill & hook / [Hat]h drest her crownd head by the cristell / brooke / [ Flo]wers decke the meades in a discolloured siute / [T]he branches only budd but beare noe / fruite
  • inscription: along edge of leading, red paint: 45.46
Provenance
Philip Hofer, Gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1984.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.208
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Three panels, the center one in three pieces. Depicts a shepherdess and sheep under a tree. Wire loops at u.l. and u.r. for hanging. Another piece of plain glass inserted behind.

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