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Stained Glass Design

20th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Designs for two lancet windows depicting a scene from the life of St. Giles. They depict the moment from the story where King Flavius and his huntsman are about to mistakenly shoot an arrow into St. Giles rather than the hind they were aiming for. The right panel depicts two figures in a forest scene; a crowned figure and an archer with hunting dogs. The panel on the left illustrates St. Giles, also set in a forest scene, holding his left palm towards the king and his huntsman whilst holding the hind in his right arm.

Object details

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Object type
Materials and techniques
Pencil, pen and ink and wash on paper
Brief description
Drawing by Francis H. Spear, design for lancet windows for St. Giles Church, pencil, pen and ink and wash on paper, Great Britain, 20th century
Physical description
Designs for two lancet windows depicting a scene from the life of St. Giles. They depict the moment from the story where King Flavius and his huntsman are about to mistakenly shoot an arrow into St. Giles rather than the hind they were aiming for. The right panel depicts two figures in a forest scene; a crowned figure and an archer with hunting dogs. The panel on the left illustrates St. Giles, also set in a forest scene, holding his left palm towards the king and his huntsman whilst holding the hind in his right arm.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24cm
  • Width: 12.7cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'ST. GILES.' (Lettered in black ink)
  • '2' and '3' (Numbered)
Object history
The middle panel is missing.
Subjects depicted
Associated objects
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990
Collection
Accession number
E.2013-1990

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Record createdFebruary 23, 2009
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