Inscribed across lower lancets: My help / cometh from / the Lord who / made heaven / and earth
Signed lower right (above “made heaven”): Tiffany Studios / New York 1917
701 ✕ 487.7 cm (276 ✕ 192 in.)
Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society, the Chauncey and Marion Deering McCormick Family Foundation, and Ann and Samuel M. Mencoff; through prior gift of the George F. Harding Collection; Roger and J. Peter McCormick Endowment Fund; American Art Sales Proceeds, Discretionary, and Purchase funds; Jane and Morris Weeden and Mary Swissler Oldberg funds; restricted gift of the Davee Foundation, Pamela R. Conant in memory of Louis J. Conant, Stephanie Field Harris, the Komarek-Hyde-Soskin Foundation, and Jane Woldenberg; gifts in memory of John H. Bryan, Jr.; Wesley M. Dixon, Jr. Endowment Fund; through prior gift of the Friends of American Art Collection and Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson; restricted gift of Jamee J. and Marshall Field, Roxelyn and Richard Pepper, and an anonymous donor; Goodman Endowment Fund; restricted gift of Abbie Helene Roth in memory of Sandra Gladstone Roth, Henry and Gilda Buchbinder Family in memory of John H. Bryan, Jr., Suzanne Hammond and Richard Leftwich, Maureen Tokar in memory of Edward Tokar, Bonnie and Frank X. Henke, III, Erica Meyer, Joseph P. Gromacki in memory of John H. Bryan, Jr., Louise Ingersoll Tausché, Christopher and Sara Pfaff, Charles L. and Patricia A. Swisher, Kim and Andy Stephens, and Dorothy J. Vance; B. F. Ferguson Fund; Jay W. McGreevy, Dr. Julian Archie, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Puth, and Kate S. Buckingham endowment funds
Extended information about this artwork
The New Edifice of the Central Baptist Church (Providence, RI: The Central Baptist Church, May 1916), n.p.
“Central Baptist to Have Opening Services To-night,” Providence Evening Bulletin, Apr 11, 1917.
“Central Baptist Church Dedicated by Formal Rites,” Providence Journal [morning edition], Apr 16, 1917.
The Central Baptist Church (Providence, RI: The Central Baptist Church, 1926), 18–19 (ill.).
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Windows (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980), 86, 222, pl. 68 (ill.), as Hartwell Memorial, Landscape.
Paul Norton, Rhode Island Stained Glass (Durham, NH: William L. Bauhan, 2001), 97.
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Commissioned by Mary Loring Hartwell (née Mary Loring Hartshorn, 1851–1949), Providence, RI, in honor of her husband Frederick W. Hartwell (1850–1911), for the Central Baptist Church (now Community Church of Providence), Providence, RI, 1917; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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