52 5/8 × 30 in. (133.7 × 76.2 cm)

Daniel Cottier & Company


Leaded and stained glass

Metropolitan Museum, Accession no. 2007.43

New York

Gift of Estate of Virginia Guard Brooks and the Guard family, 2007

Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, which reserves all rights.

Alice Frelinghuysen writes that, like Morris's, Cottier's windows represented a distinct "departure from the domination of the Gothic revival." That is to say, he replaced "rigid figural compositions ... with large, clearly articulated subjects, usually female, wearing loose Hellenistic gowns" (178). [Commentary continues below.]

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