Suggestion for window [art original] : Mrs. Belle H. Kaufmann.

Suggestion for window [art original] : Mrs. Belle H. Kaufmann.

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Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.)
1 art original : watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper and board ; 45 x 33 cm.
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Prints & Drawings
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Unit 13, Drawer 7
Digital Image of Drawing
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Design drawing for memorial window commissioned for Belle H. Kaufmann for a Far Hills, New Jersey Catholic church. Design portrays the story of St. Martin of Tours, a Roman soldier, aiding a poor man by cutting his own military cloak in half and covering the poor man with one of the pieces. A bare tree is in background at left. Three dedication panels are below and mostly vacant, save for "inscription..." on center panel.
St. Martin was also a Bishop of Tours, France.
Design is matted between light brown boards affixed together.
Title penciled in below design on board.
"Scale - 1 1/2 = 1' 0" penciled in on board, below design on right.
"Ecclesiastical dept, Tiffany Studios, New York City" penciled in on lower left corner of board.
"To be placed in Catholic church, Far Hills, NJ" penciled in along lower edge at center.
Signed and approved by Louis C. Tiffany on lower right corner of board.
"Dio" penciled in on lower portion of verso. "Dio" also written on verso, along lower left edge, in green. Notations penciled in along upper portion of verso.
Notable Acquisition 2013.
Purchase; Michaan's Auctions; 2013; 2000021197.
Sent to photography July 2013 (photography no. 2000021197).
Some staining. Some peeling, especially at corners.
Object/Material Note: 
Published in Louis C. Tiffany: the Garden Museum collection, Alastair Duncan: 81365, p. 118 NK5198.T5.D91g.
Published in the January 2014 Newsletter from the Rakow Library.