Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Stained glass window from New York now on display at the BYU Museum of Art

DESERET NEWS
By Adam Droge
This stained glass portraying the New Testament story of Jesus Christ and and the woman at Jacob's well is part of the the "To Magnify the Lord" exhibit at BYU's Museum of Art in Provo.
PROVO, UT---A lit 9-foot-8-inch by 5-foot-10-inch stained glass window showing the New Testament story of Jesus Christ teaching the woman at the well is now at the end of the main hall of the Brigham Young University Museum of Art’s exhibit "To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotional." The window is nearly 100 years old and came from a church in New York, according to information from museum officials. The exhibit “To Magnify the Lord” includes about 75 pieces of art and continues to 2019. Admission to the BYU Museum of Art is free. For more information, visit the museum’s website at moa.byu.edu. [link]

BYU's "To Magnify the Lord" exhibition also includes paintings like "The Denial of Peter," 1855, by Ary Scheffer, oil on canvas. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Donald Greenwood, 1976.