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When the Morning Stars Sang Together and All the Sons of God Shouted for Joy

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American (New York, NY 1835 - 1910 Providence, RI)
When the Morning Stars Sang Together and All the Sons of God Shouted for Joy, c. 1884-1885
Former Title: Window: When the Morning Stars Sang Together
Stained Glass
American
,
19th century
Creation Place: United States
Pot metal, opalescent, and uncolored glass with vitreous paint
87.6 x 61.9 cm (34 1/2 x 24 3/8 in.)
framed: 98.4 x 70.5 x 6.7 cm (38 3/4 x 27 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.1080.A
Department of American Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
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Provenance
Commissioned by Judge William G. Peckham, Trenton, NJ, 1885; his estate sale, Trenton, NJ, 1924; purchased at that sale by Scott and Fowles, New York; their sale to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, 1925.
Bibliography
Christine Temin, "Review of Persistence of Memory", The Boston Globe (Boston, MA, November 1, 1995)

Chikashi Kitazaki, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., ed. Chikashi Kitazaki National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, Japan, 2002), p. 57, repr. as fig. 10

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), p. 44, fig. 44

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., ed. Stephan Wolohojian The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, NY, 2003), p. 39, fig. 46

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 197-98, cat. no. 151, reproduced in color, p. 198

Exhibition History
The Persistence of Memory: Continuity and Change in American Cultures, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/29/1995 - 05/13/2001