Brass Rubbing: Priest (John Brisenhall?)
|Artifact Identification||Brass Rubbing: Priest (John Brisenhall?) (1982.05.0022)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents|
|Artist/Maker||Kathleen H. Cairns.|
|Geographic Location||Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Watton-at-Stone|
|Period/Date||Medieval, 1370 CE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||153.0 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||61.0 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.0 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||Width refers to the horizontal measure of the rubbing (dowel rod and hooks). Depth indicates the thickness of the dowel rod from which the piece is suspended.|
|Materials||Paper, Plant--Wood, Metal--Steel, Pigment|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2/ 3.1% R) White (N 9.5/ 90.0% R) White (5Y 9/.5)|
From the exhibition catalog English Brass Rubbings by Kathleen Cairns: "Watton-at-Stone--Priest, c. 1370. In choir cope with a lion at his feet. Canopy and inscription. This may be a portrait brass." From the catalogue, An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns: "Hertfordshire, Prist, c. 1370. In choir cope. Dog at his feet. Canopy and inscription lost. Thought to be a true portrait."
Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Brass Rubbings from the Collection of Kathleen H. Cairns, December 5, 1971 - January 14, 1972. Botetourt Gallery and Museum, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Catalog #21. Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Suffolk 1976. Spinke, Winifred. A Memento from Old England. Bury St. Edmunds, n.d. English Brass Rubbings (exhibit catalogue), Williamsburg, VA, 1971. Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings, October 20 through November 19. Catalog #34.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns|