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The mid-nineteenth-century Gothic Revival, which sparked an interest in medieval arts, and the Aesthetic Movement of the 1870s and 1880s, which emphasized artistic unity in interior decoration, both popularized and secularized stained glass and elevated its importance as an art form. Although...

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"John La Farge's Glass / New York . US"


1886, created for the London studio of the painter Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema; 1913, purchased by the MFA (October 1913) from Alma-Tandema studio sale via Jean Guiffrey working as agent for the MFA, for $1200.

Credit Line

General Funds


Object Place for Label

New York, New York


Other (no frame/glass only): (59 3/16 x 40 3/8 in.) Overall (w/original wood frame): (64 3/4 x 45 13/16 x 1 5/16 in.) Flat molding of frame from outer edge up to inside round molding = 2 3/4 in wide all sides

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Medium or Technique

Leaded stained and opalescent glass