South Flanders, Bernard van Orley, follower of (?)
16th century, second quarter
White glass with silver stain
A: 70.0 x 57.0 (27 1/2 x 22 3/8); B: 69.0 x 53.5 (27 1/8 x 21 1/16); C: 68.0 x 55.9 (26 3/4 x 22); D: 69.0 x 57.0 (27 1/8 x 22 3/8); E: 68.5 x 57.1 (27 x 22 1/2); F: 68.0 x 55.9 (26 3/4 x 22)
Some mending leads; some stopgaps in C, D, and F; replacements in C and E
Provenance: Stanley Mortimer, Litchfield, Ct.
Bibliography: Medieval, Renaissance, and Later Works of Art and Tapestries [Sale cat., Sotheby Parke Bernet, Sale 4081, February 16] (New York, 1978), no. 56 (A); Princeton Museum 38:1 (1979), 31 (A); Art Journal 24:4 (1965), 360 (D); Princeton Museum 24:1 (1965), 23 (D); unpublished (B, C, E, F).
Collection: Princeton University: The Art Museum (Princeton, New Jersey)
Object/Accession: A. 78-1 (Museum purchase); B. 60-55 (Gift of Stanley Mortimer); C. 60-49 (Gift of Stanley Mortimer); D. 64-188 (Gift of Stanley Mortimer); E. 61-57 (Gift of Stanley Mortimer); F. 60-48 (Gift of Stanley Mortimer)
A. Gideon threshing wheat: Judges 6:11; B. The destruction of the Altar of Baal: Judges 6:25; C. The pursuit of the Midianites: Judges 7:49; D. Gideon and the men of Ephraim (?): Judges 8:1; E. Gideon beating the men of Succoth: Judges 8:16; F. Gideon and the tower of Penuel: Judges 8:17
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