The Crucifixion

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Object Name: 
Stained Glass Prototype for the Chancel Window, Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Title: 
The Crucifixion
Accession Number: 
97.4.245
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 193 cm, W: 119 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1906
Credit Line: 
Gift of Willet Stained Glass Studio
Web Description: 
William Willet (American, 1867-1921) studied with the well-known American painter William Merritt Chase and worked as a designer for the famous stained glass-maker John La Farge (American, 1835-1910) before establishing his own studio. Assisted by his wife, Anne Lee, Willet worked in a neo-Gothic style that incorporated Pre-Raphaelite motifs. These stylistic motifs were inspired by 19th-century paintings and stained glass by British artists such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Willet Stained Glass Studio, Former Collection
1997
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Colored and colorless glass, cut, enameled, stained, assembled; lead came.
Recent Important Acquisitions, 40 (1998) illustrated, pp. 158-159, #44; BIB# AI40492
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1997 (1998) illustrated, p. 5; BIB# AI95178