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Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.95
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10028, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.77915, -73.96276
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Comment: Not all of the items are necessarily on display [DEDUCED]
Also of interest: A good collection of glass, including some stained glass [ORG, DEDUCED]

Site Items

1.1.95.1: View of Oyster Bay (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.95.2: Autumn Landscape (1924) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.95.3: Dogwood (Extant)
1.1.95.4: Magnolias and Irises (1908) (Extant)
1.1.95.5: ornamental window (1892) (Extant)
1.1.95.6: Hibiscus and Parrots (Extant)
1.1.95.7: Bella Apartment window (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.95.8: Grapevine (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.95.9: Garden Landscape and Fountain (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.95.10: mosaic column (1905) (Extant)
1.1.95.11: columnar screen (Extant)

Item 1.1.95.1

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View of Oyster Bay
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: View of Oyster Bay [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1908 [ORG]
Size: 184.8 cm high x 168.9 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
Cost: $3000 [ORG]
History: Originally installed in William C. Skinner House, 36 East 38th Street, New York City, NY [ORG]
Comment: Lent to the museum by The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) (Morse Museum object 69-001) [ORG]
Organization Id: L.1978.19

Item 1.1.95.2

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Autumn Landscape
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Autumn Landscape [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [MET1923, BULL1925]
Record type: Window
Designer: attributed to Agnes Northrop [ORG]
Memorial details:
Donor: Robert W. de Forest [ORG]
Date: 1923-1924 [ORG, MET1923, BULL1925]
Unveiled in museum 16 Nov 1925 [BULL1925]
Size: 335.3 cm high x 259.1 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Originally intended for house of Boston real estate magnate Loren Delbert Towle but he died in 1924 so it was never installed there [ORG, MET1923]
Purchased and donated to museum by its president Robert W. de Forest in 1925 [ORG]
Comment: The museum also has the design drawing for the window, also donated by Robert W. de Forest in 1925 [MET1923]
Organization Id: 25.173

Item 1.1.95.3

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Dogwood [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1900-1915 [ORG]
Size: 254 cm high x 142.2 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Donated to museum in 1995 [ORG]
Comment: Donated to museum in 1995 by Frank Stanton, in memory of Ruth Stevenson Stanton [ORG]
Organization Id: 1995.204

Item 1.1.95.4

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Magnolias and Irises [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1908 [ORG]
Size: 153 cm hgh x 106.7 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Donated to museum in 1981 [ORG]
Comment: Donated to museum in 1981 in memory of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Frank [ORG]
Organization Id: 1981.159

Item 1.1.95.5

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental window [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1891-1892 [ORG]
Size: 72 cm high x 90 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Originally installed in H.O. Havemeyer house, 1 East 66th Street, New York City, NY [ORG]
Acquired by museum in 1994 [ORG]
Comment: One of three highly decorative bowed transom windows from the bay of the Music Room of the Havemeyer house [ORG]
Organization Id: 1994.231

Item 1.1.95.6

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Hibiscus and Parrots [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1910-1920 [ORG]
Size: 66 cm high x 45.1 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Donated to museum in 1990 [ORG]
Comment: Donated to museum in 1990 by Earl and Lucille Sydnor [ORG]
Organization Id: 1990.315

Item 1.1.95.7

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Bella Apartment window
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: Bella Apartment window [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1880 [ORG]
Size: 61.6 cm high x 74.9 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Donated to museum in 2002 [ORG]
Comment: Donated to museum in 2002 by Robert Koch [ORG]
Organization Id: 2002.474

Item 1.1.95.8

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Grapevine
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Grapevine [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1902-1915 [ORG]
Size: 248.9 cm high x 91.4 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Vine
History: Donated to museum in 1978 [ORG]
Comment: Donated to museum in 1978 by Ruth and Frank Stanton [ORG]
Organization Id: 1978.19.1

Item 1.1.95.9

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Garden Landscape and Fountain
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: Garden Landscape and Fountain [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1922 has a photo of the fountain [TIFF1922]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [TIFF1922]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1905-1915 [ORG]
Size: landscape: 262.9 cm high x 289.6 cm wide [ORG]
fountain and base: 61 cm x 195.6 cm x 156.9 cm [ORG]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
History: Donated to museum in 1976 and 1978 [ORG]
Comment: Donated to museum in 1976 by Lillian Nassau (landscape and fountain) and in 1978 by Mrs. L. Groves Geer (fountain base) [ORG]
Organization Id: 1976.105, 1978.584

Item 1.1.95.10

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic column [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [DUNC2004]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [ORG]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1905 [ORG]
Size: 339.1 cm high x 61.6 cm x 58.4 cm [ORG]
Inscription:
History: One of six columns originally located in Tiffany Studios' showroom at Madison Avenue and 45th Street [DUNC2004]
Moved to Laurelton Hall in 1930s [DUNC2004]
Purchased by museum in 1968 [ORG]
Comment: Purchased via the Edgar J. Kaufmann Foundation Gift, 1968 [ORG]
Two other of the six columns are currently located in the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD (SITE:20.2.26) [ORG]
One other of the six columns is currently located in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.58) [ORG]
Organization Id: 68.184

Item 1.1.95.11

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: columnar screen [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1905 [ORG]
Size: 640.1 cm x 701 cm [ORG]
Inscription:
History: Originally in Tiffany's summer home at Laurelton Hall, Laurel Hollow, NY [ORG]
Donated to museum in 1978 [ORG]
Comment: Gift of Jeannette Genius McKean and Hugh Ferguson McKean, in memory of Charles Hosmer Morse, 1978 [ORG]
Organization Id: 1978.10.1

References

BULL1925: Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Dec 1925, Vol. 20, No. 12, p. 287-288)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
DUNC2004: Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Alastair Duncan (2004, p. 182-183)
MET1923: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, design watercolor (1923, Accession Number 58.658)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
TIFF1922: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios, (1922, second edition)

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