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Death of Sir Grenville

  • Object:

    Panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (designed and made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Measures Parlby, George, born 1856 - died 1944 (designer)
    Cowell, Thomas, born 1870 - died 1949 (painter)
    James Powell & Sons (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, lead, enamel, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Wilson

  • Museum number:

    C.17-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Stained glass panel painted with enamels. The central oval depicts five men in quasi-Elisabethan dress on board a ship with another ship in the background. Floral decoration surround this ovar and two further blocks wither side with scrolling inscription.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (designed and made)

Artist/maker

Measures Parlby, George, born 1856 - died 1944 (designer)
Cowell, Thomas, born 1870 - died 1949 (painter)
James Powell & Sons (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, lead, enamel, painted

Marks and inscriptions

'I have fought for Queen & Faith. Like a valiant man and true. I have only done my duty as a man is bound to do. With a Joyful spirit I Sir Richard Grenville die. And he fell upon their decks and he died.'
Inscription on panel

Dimensions

Height: 37.6 cm unframed measured by hand, Width: 70.0 cm unframed measured by hand

Descriptive line

Stained glass panel, 'Death of Sir Richard Grenville', part stained glass, lead, enamel, probably designed by George Parlby, painted by Thomas Cowell at James Powell & Sons, England, c.1910

Materials

Glass; Enamel; Lead

Techniques

Painted

Categories

British Galleries; Stained Glass

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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