"Easter Morning"

"Easter Morning"

Collection ID

ART.001171

Type

Art

Date

1909

Geography

New York, New York (United States)

Language

English

Medium

Stained glass

Dimensions

Total with tracery: 17’10” H × 12’6 5/16” W (543.56 cm H × 270.03 cm W)

Exhibit Location

On view in the Atrium of the Impact of the Bible floor


"Easter Morning" consists of three rondels (triple window) set beneath tracery glass. The central panel depicts Jesus in a white robe standing outside amongst flowers and trees, his head illuminated by a halo. The left panel depicts a woman looking toward Jesus, and the right panel depicts three crosses set atop a hill. The techniques demonstrated in this design are characteristic of its creator, Louis Comfort Tiffany, founder of Tiffany Studios, who was commissioned by Grace Episcopal Church (later Church of the Epiphany) in Orange, New Jersey, to create a commemorative window for Frank and Lois Barstow upon his passing in 1909.

Designed and created in 1909 by Tiffany Studios, New York, New York, for Grace Episcopal Church (later Church of the Epiphany), Orange, New Jersey; Privately purchased in 2013 by the Green Collection, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Donated in 2016 to the National Christian Foundation (later The Signatry) under the curatorial care of Museum of the Bible. [1]

[1] Some portions of this window were donated to The Signatry while others remain in the Green Collection.

Selected References:
Alastair Duncan, “Tiffany Windows: The Indispensable Book on Louis C. Tiffany’s Masterworks” (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1980), 217.

Lillian Hillyer Marsh, “One Hundred Years of Grace: A History of Grace Episcopal Church Orange, New Jersey, 1854–1954,” (1953) 53.

Tiffany Studios, “List of Tiffany Windows: A Partial List of Windows,” (New York: The Post and Davis Co., 1910), 86.

Description

"Easter Morning" consists of three rondels (triple window) set beneath tracery glass. The central panel depicts Jesus in a white robe standing outside amongst flowers and trees, his head illuminated by a halo. The left panel depicts a woman looking toward Jesus, and the right panel depicts three crosses set atop a hill. The techniques demonstrated in this design are characteristic of its creator, Louis Comfort Tiffany, founder of Tiffany Studios, who was commissioned by Grace Episcopal Church (later Church of the Epiphany) in Orange, New Jersey, to create a commemorative window for Frank and Lois Barstow upon his passing in 1909.


Provenance

Designed and created in 1909 by Tiffany Studios, New York, New York, for Grace Episcopal Church (later Church of the Epiphany), Orange, New Jersey; Privately purchased in 2013 by the Green Collection, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Donated in 2016 to the National Christian Foundation (later The Signatry) under the curatorial care of Museum of the Bible. [1]

[1] Some portions of this window were donated to The Signatry while others remain in the Green Collection.

Selected References:
Alastair Duncan, “Tiffany Windows: The Indispensable Book on Louis C. Tiffany’s Masterworks” (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1980), 217.

Lillian Hillyer Marsh, “One Hundred Years of Grace: A History of Grace Episcopal Church Orange, New Jersey, 1854–1954,” (1953) 53.

Tiffany Studios, “List of Tiffany Windows: A Partial List of Windows,” (New York: The Post and Davis Co., 1910), 86.


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