Rose window [art original] : Pilgrim Congregational Church, Benson, Minn.

Rose window [art original] : Pilgrim Congregational Church, Benson, Minn.

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Spahn, Dieterich, 1938- artist.
1 art original : watercolor, ink, and gouache on heavy paper ; 77 x 58 cm
paper ink, watercolor, gouache watercolor single sided
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
Bib ID: 
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Call Number: 
Dohmen and Spahn drawings, Range 145, Bay 4, Shelf 8
Variant Title: 
The Beatitudes, Matt 4:5
Watercolor design for stained glass circular rose window depicting the Beatitudes, the eight blessings in the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. Each beatitude is numbered in pencil with key featured in pencil on lower right corner: 1. blessed are the poor in spirit; 2. blessed are those who mourn; 3. blessed are the meek; 4. blessed are those who hunger, righteousness; 5. blessed are the merciful; 6. blessed are the pure at heart; 7. blessed are the peacemakers; and 8. blessed are those who are persecuted. Single symbol featured for each blessing.
Title penciled in along lower edge.
"Completed Summer 1980" penciled in below title.
"909" penciled in, and circled, along lower edge of verso, along with other notations.
Provenance: artist's studio.
Sent to Photography August 2015 for future inclusion in The Gather (photography no. 1000158552).
Signed by artist and dated "Feb. 26/80".
Object/Material Note: 
Published in "Acquisitions" within The gather, fall 2015/winter 2016: AI101025, p. 16 (bottom left).