A wall plaque of one of the windows in the Stained Glass Windows for Jerusalem Series: The Tribe of Naphtali. Some bumps around the edge and scraping on the back.
Back text in English and Hebrew.
Glazed enamel on pressed wood. Measures 8×9.5 inches.
Naphtali, the second son of Jacob and Bilhah, was known as a swift runner, comparable to a hind. The Tribe of Naphtali settled in the northern part of Israel and experienced relative ease and peace in comparison to the other tribes.
Chagall (1887-1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.
The Peacock Tray and Notecard Set is new and unopened. Some gold leaf has flaked off on the 6×9 inch tray. It also includes twelve 4×6 inch peacock cards and envelopes, tied with a grosgraim peacock blue ribbon.
Articles include “The Performative Icon” by Bissera V. Pentcheva, “Buidling Churches in Armenia” by Christina Maranci, Amy Powell on the origins of Netherlandish painting, and more. pp631-790. A Quarterly publication of the College Art Association.