Artist Unknown (German)
Title
  • St. Adrian of Nicomedia
Date between 1510 and 1525
Medium pot metal glass, transparent glass, vitreous paint, silver stain, lead cames, lead-tin solder, metal frame, copper wire
Dimensions Overall: 73 1/2 × 23 1/4 inches (186.7 × 59.1 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Funds from Robert H. Tannahill Foundation
Accession Number 2014.35
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, as part of composition: O•SANTE•A...ENE ORA•PRO...
Church of Saint Giles (Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England);
removed by Colonel Shaw (Stoke Poges Manor, England) in exchange for private vestibule;
May 16, 1926, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England) Fine Early German Glass; valuable English and French Furniture, lot 49;
acquired through (French and Company, Bronx, New York, USA) by William Randolph Hearst;
1941, sold by (Gimbel Bros., New York, New York, USA) Art Objects and Furnishings from the William Randolph Hearst Collection;
1943, John Woodman Higgins;
Higgins Armory Museum, 2728;
May 7, 2014, sold by (Thomas Del Mar Ltd., in association with Sotheby's, London, England) John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection, lot 316;
(Sam Fogg, London, England);
2014-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
You, Yao-Fen. “New Observations Concerning the Stoke Poges Windows.” Revista de História da Arte 3 (2015): pp. 153–164.

Darr, Alan Phipps, Yao-Fen You, and Megan Reddicks. “Recent Acquisitions (2007–15) of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts.” The Burlington Magazine 158 (June 2016): 501–512, p. 502 (ill.).