Stained Glass before 1700 in American Collections: New England and New York
Summer 2020 Update: Museum Collections Online
To aid in researching stained-glass panels dating to before 1700 now in the United States of America, we have gathered links to museums with important examples in their holdings. It is our hope that this resource will facilitate access to many of the important works of medieval and Early Modern stained glass now in the United States.
Corpus Vitrearum USA Checklists
The American Corpus has published four Checklists of all the identified glass created before 1700 in American collections, appearing in the National Gallery of Art’s publication Studies in the History of Art: volume 15 on New England and New York (1985); volume 23 on the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern Seaboard States (1987); volume 28 on the Midwestern and Western States (1989); and volume 39 on Silver-Stained Roundels and Unipartite Panels (1991). Each Checklist is available to download on this website.
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Through Jane Hayward’s efforts, and those of her colleagues, Meredith P. Lillich and Madeline H. Caviness, the American Committee has steadily grown to nearly thirty members, including specialists in glass conservation and science.