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Panel

Panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (designed and made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spare, Austin Osman, born 1886 - died 1956 (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.13-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Stained glass aquare panel painted with enamels showing two birds, one blue and the other red-brown, flying above a landscape.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (designed and made)

Artist/maker

Spare, Austin Osman, born 1886 - died 1956 (designer)
Cowell, Thomas, born 1870 - died 1949 (painter)
James Powell & Sons (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, lead, enamel, painted

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm, Width: 38 cm

Object history note

Painted by Thomas Cowell (1870-1949), a glass painter at James Powell & Sons, for his own home in Surbiton to designs by Spare (1888-1956). It is unclear whether the designs, one of which is help by Prints and Drawings at the V&A, were commissioned by Cowell from Spare or reused from a previous commission.

Descriptive line

Stained glass panel, lead, enamel, designed by Austin Osman Spare, painted by Thomas Cowell for James Powell & Sons, England, c.1910

Materials

Glass; Enamel; Lead

Techniques

Painted

Categories

British Galleries; Stained Glass; Enamels

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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