The Flight into Egypt, between 1515 and 1525

  • Master of the Seven acts of Mercy, Netherlandish, active 1515 - 1525

Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain

  • Framed: Overall (including leaded framework): 1/2 × 9 1/4 inches (1.3 × 23.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund

36.97

On View

  • Decorative Arts S350

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Religious art
  • Christianity
  • Staining
  • Stained glass
  • Paint
  • Silver
  • Glass
  • Roundel (architectural element)
  • Leiden
  • Flight into egypt

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marks, near the border above Virgin's head: 2041 [the Grosvenor Thomas stock number]

2041 (the Grosvenor Thomas stock number), near the border above the Virgin's head.

Provenance

until 1923, (Grovesnor Thomas, London, England); until 1936, by descent to his son, (Roy Grovesnor Thomas, New York, New York, USA); 1936-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Husband, T. Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Silver-stained Roundels and Unipartite Panels (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist IV). Studies in the History of Art, vol. 39, Washington, DC, 1991, pp. 14, 111. Raguin, V. and H. Zakin. Stained Glass Before 1700 in the collections of the Midwest States (Corpus Vitrearum United States of America 7), vol. I, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan. London, 2001, pp. 229-232.

Rights Status

attributed to Master of the Seven acts of Mercy, The Flight into Egypt, between 1515 and 1525, colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund, 36.97.