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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:

    pen and ink drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Drawing of a stained glass panel depicting the torture of St Catherine, with the arms of England above and the arms of the king of the Romans below. In the borders of the panel are, on the west, Philip the Fair, King of France, Joan of Navarre, Queen of France, and the Earl of Lancaster and, on the east, Edward I, King of England, Margaret, Queen of England, and Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1890-1929 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink drawing

Marks and inscriptions

signed in pencil


Height: 16.0625 in, Width: 4.125 in

Object history note

The stained glass from which this copy was made is the upper part of the centre light of the seventh window from the west, known as the Peter de Dene window, in the north aisle of the nave of York Minster. The window was the gift of Peter de Dene, Canon and Prebendary of York, and Commissary-General of Greenfield in 1313, and was probably made in 1306.

Descriptive line

1 of 18 copies of stained glass in the Peter de Dene window of York Minster, pen and ink 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.


Paper (fiber product); Ink



Subjects depicted

Kings; Stained glass; Queens


Drawings; Stained Glass; Christianity; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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