South Lowlands, Haverlee Louvain, Premonstratensian Abbey of Parc, cloister
White glass with silver stain (and enamels?)
145.0 x 29.2 (57 1/8 x 11 1/2)
Recent breakages have resulted in the loss of some pieces of glass
Provenance: M. Dansaert, Brussels, 1828; Mvr. Godtschalck-Dansaert; Charles Licot, Brussels, before 1880; H. Moens, Brussels; Vicomte de Sauze Paris, by 1907; James Henry Smith, New York; Harry Payne Whitney, New York, 1910; Mrs. Flora Whitney Miller, Mrs. Barbara Whitney, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney
Bibliography: Important Gobelins, Beauvais, and Brussels Tapestries, Fine French Furniture and Paintings… Property of the Estate of the Late Harry Payne Whitney [sale cat., Parke Bernet, 29 and 30 April] (New York, 1942), 102-103, 122-123, nos. 309, 310, or 381.
Collection: Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Connecticut)
Object/Accession: 1942.104.2 AA and BB
Jean de Caumont
Arms: A: at feet of figure: Or two bars gules (Godfrey of Cappenberg)
Inscriptions: A. S. GILBERTVS EX MILITE/ FVNDATOR ET/ I ABBAS/ NOVEM FONTIVM, IN TOTA/ AVERNIA MIRACVLIS CELEBRIS/ 3 OCTOBRIS; B: B M ROBERTVS I + ABBAS/ INSVLAE S. MARIAE VT/ SANCTITATE SIC REGIO/ ANGLORVM SANGVINE CLARVS/ 29 OCTOBRIS
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