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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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two drawings of stained glass panels, one depicting St Catherine before the Emperor, and the other depicting St Catherine converting the philosophers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1890-1929 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

watercolour and pencil drawing

Marks and inscriptions

signed in pencil


Height: 6.0625 in first drawing, Width: 4.0625 in first drawing, Height: 7.375 in second drawing, Width: 3.9375 in second drawing

Object history note

The stained glass panels from which these drawings were made are in the western and centre lights 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, 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.


Paper (fiber product); Water-colour



Subjects depicted

Stained glass


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


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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