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Stained glass window with "memento mori" 2nd half 16th century

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Stained glass window with "memento mori" 2nd half 16th century

An important stained glass window panel depicting a "memento mori" scene whereby Death, in the form of a grimacing skeleton, gathers the remains of the clergy (papal tiara, bishop mitres, sceptres etc..) with a scythe. This scene most likely refers the Protestant Reformation. This panel was once part of a large stained glass window setting with a series of different scenes, as the latin number 13 (XIII) above indicates. Painted in typical red-brown and yellow colors on a thick glass panel with slightly irregular surface and inclusions of impurities and air bubbles. Probably English. 2nd half of [...]

Period : < 16th century

Antique dealer : Kim J. Nazzi

Kim J. Nazzi

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