Italy, Milan Cathedral, St. John of Damascus window, attributed to Niccolo da Varallo
Pot metal glass and white glass with silver stain; flashed purples
112 x 61 (44 1/8 x 24) (each panel, approx.)
Replacements appear to be restricted to a few stopgaps
Provenance: A. Pickert, Nuremberg, 1875
Bibliography: Longstreet (1935), 265-266; Giuseppe Marchini, “Vetri italiani in America,” Arte in Europa. Scritti di storia dell’ arte in onore di Edoardo Arslan (Milan, 1966), 433, fig. 288; Ernesto Brivio, “Le vetrate del Duomo di Milano,” in I1 Duomo di Milano, vol. I (Milan, 1973), 233-344; Catherine Pirina, “Stained Glass from Milan Cathedral in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, ” Fenway Court (1983), 311 figs. 6, 7.
Collection: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, Massachusetts)
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