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The Visitation

Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

The Visitation

Culture Group: Austrian
Culture: Austrian
Date: c. 1350
Medium: Stained glass and lead
Dimensions:
24 x 10 1/4 inches (61 x 26.1 cm)
Classification: Decorative Art
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ella Brummer in memory of her husband, Ernest Brummer.
Label Text:This window may have been part of a cycle showing the life of the Virgin Mary. In this scene, the pregnant Mary, on the right, visits her cousin Elizabeth, who is herself miraculously pregnant with the future John the Baptist. On their meeting, the baby leaped in Elizabeth, recognizing the divinity of Mary’s child.
Provenance: Purchased by Ernest [1890-1964] or Joseph [1883-1947] Brummer through (Pollak and Winternitz); by inheritance to Ernest Brummer's wife, Ella Brummer; gift/purchase 1978 by Duke University Museum of Art, now Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Object number: 1978.20.5