Armorial Panel Hans Weyermann

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Armorial Panel of Hans (Johannes) Weyermann

(mentioned in 1573, d.1604)

Bern, 1586
34.5 x 22.5cm
Clear glass, etched pink and red flashed glasses, one piece of green glass, black vitreous paint, yellow silver stain, blue enamel; several mended breaks, one old stopgap

Private collection USA


This stained-glass panel has models in the graphic work of Jost Amman (1539–1591). The donor inscription (not fully deciphered) reads: ‘Hans Wÿerman Der / Zit ..seller Und [Z]olner / 1586’ (‘Hans Weyermann, currently ... and tollkeeper, 1586’).

An almost identical Hans Weyermann panel is in the Historisches Museum in Bern.

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