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Marriage Panel of Bernhard Friedrich von Wattenwyl

and Elisabetha Magdalena Luisa de Portes

Attributed to Johann Jakob Müller
Bern, 1838
55 × 47cm
Clear glass, red and blue flashed glasses with etching, painting in grey and yellow silver stain

An exquisite piece from the first half of the nineteenth century

Swiss National Museum, Zurich


Bernhard Friedrich von Wattenwyl (1801–1881) and his wife Frau Eliza de Portes (1812–1914) married in 1838 in Geneva, where they founded the Église Évangélique Libre de Genève (Free Evangelical Church of Geneva).

Bernhard Friedrich von Wattenwyl in the  Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (HLS)

Elizabetha von Wattenwyl-De Portes in the Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (HLS)

The Free Evangelical Church of Geneva in WIKIPEDIA 

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Stained-glass painting, marriage panel, painting on glass