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"The Infant Bacchus" window

Stained glass window

1885

John La Farge, American, 1835–1910 American


Dimensions

Overall (no frame/glass only): 89 1/16 x 44 3/8 in. Framed (w/original wood frame): 95 1/2 x 48 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. Flat molding of frame measures 2 3/8 in wide from top edge; 1 3/4 in wide from side edges; 3 3/8 in wide from bottom edge

Accession Number

23.249

Medium or Technique

Leaded stained, enameled, and opalescent glass

On View

Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Provenance

About 1885, made for the summer house of Washington B. Thomas (later the Thomas Kidder House), in Beverly, Massachusetts; by 1910 owned by Doll and Richards Gallery, Boston, MA (lent to MFA by Doll and Richards 12.7.1910--2.9.1911); 1913, lent to MFA by Washington B. Thomas in December 3, 1913; made a gift in 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of Washington B. Thomas