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"Resurrection," Study for the Colonel Henry Coffin Nevins Memorial Window  1894

by John La Farge

This watercolor is a study for La Farge's "Resurrection" window of 1894 for the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Methuen, Massachusetts, a memorial for local industrialist Henry Coffin Nevins (1843-1892). The enormous window measures 17 feet across and 11 feet high, and is said to contain some 8,000 pieces of glass. Julie Fanchette Henriette Nevins (d. 1904), ...
H: 19 5/8 x W: 23 7/8 in. (49.8 x 60.6 cm)
watercolor on paper
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum