Lot Content

COVID-19 Important notice Read More
'David Poeta', A Stained Glass Window
'David Poeta', A Stained Glass Window

DESIGNED BY SIR EDWARD COLEY BURNE-JONES, MANUFACTURED BY MORRIS & CO.

Details
'David Poeta', A Stained Glass Window Designed by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, manufactured by Morris & Co. Depicting King David with his harp, standing on a bed of flowers, the background with leaded lozenges painted with formalised foliate motifs 31.7/8in. (81cm.) high; 20in. (50.8cm.) wide With inscription david poeta

Lot Essay

Cf: A. Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle, London, 1975, p. 289 (Similar designs and locations listed)

Several slightly differing versions of this figure were produced between 1863 and 1875 for churches as far apart as Hastings and Glasgow. Almost all the examples including this one are attributable to Burne-Jones.

;

More From 20th Century Decorative Arts

View All