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Attributed to Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

Auction:
2531B
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2531B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 18, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
Three figural pre-Raphaelite stained leaded glass windows
England, c. 1850s
One rectangular and two square segmented leaded glass panels, each centered with a stained glass image of a female poetic figure including Roseline by Thomas Lodge, Thekla by Coleridge, and Oriana by Tennyson, with a portion of poetic inscription beside the figure, the images surrounded by geometric segments of colorless glass with colored borders, (one segment cracked), 14 3/4 x 22 3/4, two 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: Reportedly from a New York Library.

Literature: See The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle, by A. Charles Sewter, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1974, p. 160 for sketches for similar windows, and a similar window by Burne-Jones.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Edward Burne-Jones, United Kingdom, Thomas Lodge, Yale University, London, New Haven, Yale University Press, Glass, Glass art, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Stained glass, William Morris

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