Welcome Panel of the Scherer Family (Heinrich or Jacob Scherer of Uri?), between 1530 and 1535

  • Anton Schiterberg, Swiss, ca. 1520-1561

Stained glass: pot metal; white glass and silver stain

  • Framed: Overall: 15 1/2 × 11 1/2 inches (39.4 × 29.2 cm)

Gift of George G. Booth

23.5

On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W232

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Staining
  • Stained glass
  • Metal
  • Silver
  • Glass
  • Scissors
  • Figures (representations)
  • Family
  • Lucerne

Provenance

Lord Sudeley (Toddington Castle, Gloucestershire, England); October 4, 1911, sold by (Galerie Helbing, Munich, Germany) lot 78; until 1922, (Theodore Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland); until 1923, George G. Booth (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA); 1923-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Lehmann, H. Die ehemalige Sammlung schweizerischer Glasmalereien in Toddington Castle, England. Munich, 1911, p. 64, no. 78. Burroughs, Clyde. "Stained Glass Presented by Mr. George G. Booth." Bulletin of the DIA 4, no. 7 (April 1923): p. 59 (ill.). Lehman, H. Geschichte der Luzerner Glasmalerei von den Anfagen bis Zu Beginn des 18 Jahrhunderts. Lucerne, 1941, p. 56 (fig. 97). Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Mid-western and Western States (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist III). Studies in the History of Art, vol. 28. Washington, DC, 1989, p. 165 (ill.). 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. 242-245 no. DIA 39 (ill.).

Rights Status

attributed to Anton Schiterberg, Welcome Panel of the Scherer Family (Heinrich or Jacob Scherer of Uri?), between 1530 and 1535, stained glass: pot metal; white glass and silver stain. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of George G. Booth, 23.5.