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Design for a Stained-Glass Window with St. Anthony of Padua, for a Mausoleum in St. John's Cemetery

Object Number: 
N84.139
Date: 
c. 1907
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on paper laid on board, overmatted, in original presentation mount with irregular ogive arch
Dimensions: 
Image: 4 5/16 x 2 1/2 in. (11 x 6.4 cm) Mat: 9 1/8 x 12 in. ( 23.2 x 30.5 cm )
Marks: 
Signed at lower right in presentation mount in graphite: "Louis C. Tiffany"; mount inscribed below window: "- SKETCH - NO. - 4285 - - SCALE - 1" = 1' - 0" - / - SUGGESTION - FOR - / -WINDOW - / - IN -MAUSOLEUM - AT - / - ST. JOHN'S - CEMETERY - / - LOUIS
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in presentation mount in graphite: "Louis C. Tiffany"; mount inscribed below window: "- SKETCH - NO. - 4285 - - SCALE - 1" = 1' - 0" - / - SUGGESTION - FOR - / -WINDOW - / - IN -MAUSOLEUM - AT - / - ST. JOHN'S - CEMETERY - / - LOUIS - C. - TIFFANY - STUDIOS - / -NEW - YORK - CITY - N.Y. - / -MR -J- SIGNAIGI - / - NEW - YORK - / - APPROVED - BY -"
Description: 
Design drawing: A standing St. Francis holding the Christ child in landscape within a complex arcuated format; inscribed in yellow pigment in Gothic script in lower border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Provenance: 
Dr. Egon Neustadt, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group