Artist Master of the Saint Alexis Roundels, German, active 1530-1540
  • Saint Benedict
Date between 1530 and 1540
Medium White glass with silver stain and vitreous paint
Dimensions Includes leaded framework: 5/8 x 13 1/8 in.diam. ( 1.6 x 33.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Lillian Henkel Haass and Mrs. Trent McMath
Accession Number 40.126
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, at right and left of the figure's head: S bñ dict'
Earl of Essex (Cassiobury Park, Hertfordshire, England);
(Grosvenor Thomas, London, England);
1923, by descent to his son (Roy Grosvenor Thomas, New York, New York, USA);
Julius Haass (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
his daughter, Lillian Henckel Haass and Mrs. Trent McNath (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1940-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Husband, T.B. Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Silver-stained Roundels and Unipartite Panels (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist IV). Studies in the History of Art, vol. 39. Washington, DC, 1991, pp. 111, 114.

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. 245-248.