Maker St. Cecilia workshop, German, 1450-1475
  • Isaias
Date ca. 1470
Medium Stained glass: pot metal; white glass and silver stain
Dimensions Overall: 12 1/4 × 11 1/4 inches (31.1 × 28.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth
Accession Number 49.545
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance Gothic Chapel W252, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: Ysayas gloria libani data est ei decor carmeli in Saron. Is. 35:2. [translation: Isaias: the glory of Libanus is given to it: the beauty of Carmel, and Saron.]
Frederick Sidney (Moreton, Holly Place, Hampstead, Middlesex, England);
December 9, 1937, sold by (Christie, Manson & Woods, London, England) lot 74;
(Frank? [unidentified dealer] Zurich, Switzerland);
Ralph and Mary Booth (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit News, April 14, 1985, p. 2 (ill.).

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, 1989, p. 158-159 (ill. K).

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. 176-186.