The Grosvenor Thomas Collection of Ancient Stained Glass

The Grosvenor Thomas Collection of Ancient Stained Glass

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... CENTURY 57. MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE Diam., 8 in. A female figure, seated in a wooded landscape surveying herself in a mirror: by her side an eagle. In matt and yellow stain. 16TH CENTUIRY 58. UNKNOWN SUBJECT Diam., 8% in. A group of persons, male and female, of various ages, move towards the left: on the right a child holds a scroll towards an old man of the group. The scroll bears the words: "Revertimini ad judicium." In matt and yellow stain. 16TH CENTUIRY 59. CHRIST SCOURGED AND NAILED TO THE CROSS Size, 9 x 7% in. Two soldiers beat and scourge Christ, forcing him down on to the cross. In the background the figures of the Virgin and St. John. In matt and yellow. 17TH CENTURY 60. POTIPHAR'S WIFE Size, 9% x 7% in. The figure of a woman-in bed attempting to clasp a young man who flies from her. Beyond an arch in-the background she kneels to Potiphar accusing Joseph, who is committed to prison in the distance. In matt and yellow stain. 17T'H CENTURY 61. FRAGMENT Size, 7% x 3% in. Kneeling figure of a woman in semi-classical dress with a dog beside her: figures and a city in the distance. 16TH CENTUIRY 62. ROUNDEL. UNKNOWN SUBJECT Diam., 10 in. A woman outside a city gate in charge of soldiers; in the gate a mounted soldier appears to be giving directions: another gate in the background. In matt and yellow stain. 17TH CENTURY 63. THE CREATION Diam., 12 in. God, the Creator, stands surrounded by birds of different plumage, while many kinds of fish are seen swimming in a lake close by. Modern border, matt and yellow stain. 17TH CENTURY B4. DONOR AND SAINT Diam., 9 in. To the right a kneeling donor dressed as a monk: behind him stands the Apostle St. Paul. Blue enamel, matt and yellow stain. Modem border. 17TH CENTURY 65. ST....show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236952316
  • 9781236952318