Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.209
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Winter
Classification
Stained Glass
Work Type
stained glass
Date
18th century
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227611
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White glass with silver stain and vitreous paint
Dimensions
26.2 x 14.4 x 1.2 cm (10 5/16 x 5 11/16 x 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower panel, black paint: Heare comes ould winter wth a palsey pa[ce] / His haire or whit or none his head to gr[ace] / e / in age an ag[u]e couldnes still wee ha[ve] / first stooping to the fire them [sic] to the / grave
  • inscription: along edge at bottom, red paint: 44.46
  • inscription: on leading at l.r., white paint: 1614
  • inscription: u.r. of upper panel, black paint: WINTER
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
1984.209
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Made of two panels; the upper one is broken in a Y shape; the lower one shows a big blob of leading that may be an early repair. The upper panel depicts an old man with a brazier, with fruits and vegetables. Wire loops at u.l. and u.r. for hanging. Another piece of plain glass at back.

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