About This Artwork

Circle of Pieter Cornelisz (1498/90 - 1560/61) or Lucas van Leyden (1489-1533)
Northern Netherlandish

Mordechai Overhears the Conspiracy from the Story of Esther, c. 1525

Glass, paint, silver stain, lead
27.5 x 19.2 cm (10 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.863

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Charles Gallery, The Grosvenor Thomas Collection of Ancient Stained Glass (New York, 1913), no. 51.

Timothy Husband, Stained glass before 1700 in American collections, silver-stained roundels and unipartite panels : Corpus Vitrearum checklist IV (Washington, D.C., 1991), p. 7.

Virginia Chieffo Raguin et al, Stained Glass Before 1700 in the Collections of the Midwest States, Corpus Vitrearum, United States of America, part VIII (London, 2001), pp. 84-86, no. AIC 4.

Ownership History

Grosvenor Thomas, before 1913 [sold, New York, 1913, see Charles Gallery 1913, no. 51]. Martin A. Ryerson (d. 1932), Chicago; by descent to his wife, Carrie Ryerson; bequeathed to museum, 1937.

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