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Design for stained glass - Ancestry of an ecclesiastic
  • Ancestry of an ecclesiastic
    Lindtmeyer, Daniel, born 1552 - died 1606
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Ancestry of an ecclesiastic

  • Object:

    Design for stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Schaffhausen (made)

  • Date:

    1575 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lindtmeyer, Daniel, born 1552 - died 1606 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CG, shelf 89

Physical description

Design for stained glass. Shields with arms of the monk's ancestors at the sides of a scene showing a tonsured monk kneeling before a vision of the Virgin, crowned, and Child. In the distance, a church amongst trees.

Place of Origin

Schaffhausen (made)


1575 (made)


Lindtmeyer, Daniel, born 1552 - died 1606 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink


Height: 11.6875 in, Width: 10.875 in

Descriptive line

Daniel Lindtmayer. Ancestry of an ecclesiastic, a monk kneeling before the Virgin and Child. Swiss, 1575

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

Thöne, Friedrich. Daniel Lindtmayer 1552-1606/07: die Schaffhauser Kunstlerfamilie Lindtmayer. Zurich: Verlag Berichthaus, 1975. cat. 68 fig. 95


Pen and ink




Stained Glass; Designs; Drawings; Heraldry; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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