"The Fish" (or "The Fish and Flowering Branch") window

Stained glass window

about 1890
John La Farge (American, 1835–1910)

Object Place: Probably New York, New York


Overall (no frame/glass only): (26 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.) Framed (w/original wood frame): (30 1/4 x 30 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.) flat frame molding is 1 5/8 in. wide all sides

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leaded stained and opalescent glass

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)






Made for the artist's son, Grant La Farge, to give as a gift to Gordon Abbott. From the Gordon Abbott house in Manchester, Massachusetts. 1969, gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Batchelder, Beverly, MA to the Benefit Fund for the Restoration of the American Period Rooms, MFA; 1969, "Art Treasures Auction", Horticultural Hall, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: November 19, 1969)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund and funds donated anonymously