Artist possibly German
Artist possibly Swiss
  • Heraldic Panel Commemorating the Marriage of Charles VIII of France and Anne of Brittany and the Treaty of Sable, 1490
Date late 16th or early 17th century
Medium pot metal, white glass, with silver stain
Dimensions Overall: 28 3/4 × 44 7/8 × 2 1/4 inches (73 × 114 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford
Accession Number 58.95
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, at base of panel: INSIGNIA REGUM ET OPIDORUM FRANCORUM
until 1923, John W. Palmer (London, England);
William Randolph Hearst (Los Angeles, California, USA);
Eleanor Clay Ford;
1958-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Stained Glass Sale. Sales cat., American Art Association. December 17, 1923, no. 47.

Stained Glass before 1700 in American Collections: Mid-Western and Western States (Corpus Vitrearum Check-list III), Studies in the History of Art, vol. 28. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1989, p. 167 (ill. A) [with bibliography].

Raguin, Virginia C. and Helen J. Zakin. Corpus Vitrearum United States of America Part VII: Stained Glass before 1700 in the Collections of the Midwest States, vol. I. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 2001, pp. 293-294, [for further bibliography p. 293].