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Record drawing of stained glass
  • Record drawing of stained glass
    Knowles, J. W., born 1838 - died 1931
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Record drawing of stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890-1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knowles, J. W., born 1838 - died 1931 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour and pencil drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.1210-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CG, shelf 104, box C

Physical description

Two drawings of stained glass panels, one depicting a queen holding a dove, and the other a king holding a spray of harebells.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1890-1929 (made)

Artist/maker

Knowles, J. W., born 1838 - died 1931 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour and pencil drawing

Marks and inscriptions

JWK
signed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 5.75 in first drawing, Width: 2.8125 in first drawing, Height: 5.3125 in second drawing, Width: 2.125 in second drawing

Object history note

The stained glass from which these drawing were made is in the second window from the south in the west wall of the vestibule of the Chapter House of York Minster, and dates from the early 14th century.

Descriptive line

1 of 11 copies of stained glass in the Chapter House of York Minster, watercolour and pencil drawing, J. W. Knowles, Great Britain, ca. 1890-1929

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Kings; Stained glass; Queens; Harebells; Doves

Categories

Drawings; Stained Glass; Christianity; Copies and Facsimiles; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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