Artist Unknown (French) (Alsatian)
Title
  • Heraldic Panel with Shipping Image
Date 1620
Medium stained glass: pot metal; white glass with silver stain, sanguine, and enamel
Dimensions Overall: 16 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (41.9 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George G. Booth
Accession Number 23.8
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W232, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, at the bottom: FORTES FORTUNA IUVAT, 1620
(Theodore Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland);
George G. Booth (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA);
1923-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Lehmann, H. Sammlung Lord Sudeley, Toddington Castle, Gloucestershire. Schweizer Glasmalereien vorwiegend des XVI. und XVII. Jahrhunderts. Munich, 1911, p.

Burroughs, C. "Stained Glass Presented by Mr. George G. Booth." Bulletin of the DIA 4, no. 7 (April 1923): p. 59.

Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Mid-western and Western States (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist III). Studies in the History of Art, vol. 28. Washington, DC p 173 (ill.).

Raguin, V. and H. Zakin. Stained Glass Before 1700 in the collections of the Midwest States (Corpus Vitrearum United States of America 7), vol I, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan. London, 2001, pp. 298-301.