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Design for a pulpit-fall

Design for embroidered pulpit-fall, 'Be Ye Doers of the word not hearers only.' The words of the design are taken from James, chapter 1, verse 22 in the New Testament. Inscribed upper right: Design for a pulpit fall/J.R. Newbery Centre: "Be Ye Doers of the world not hearers only".

Newbery, Jessie Wylie

Sculptured nativity scene

Plaster and resin cast, possibly taken from an older wood carving showing a nativity scene on the long face and an Annunciation and Joseph on either end. The reverse is hollow with rough resin marks. Shape suggests it is copied from a capital at the top of a pilaster. Formerly located in the Director's office.

Not available / given

Eve

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Study after Titian's 'The Fall of Man', c1570. The Titian original is held in the Prado collection, Madrid.

McGlashan, Archibald A

Bible marker

Dull blue/green corded silk embroidered at each end. Thought to be by Ann Macbeth (the use of these particular strong shades of magenta and turquoise are distinctive of Macbeth's work at this time).

Not available / given

Christ Carrying the Cross

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Biblical study of Christ bearing his cross to calvary. This painting was Milne's diploma submission in 1924.

Milne, Robert

Plaster cast of Mother and Child

  • PC/046
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Roundel, surrounded by fruits. Original: Studio della Robbia, c1490. Glazed terracotta. Original currently in the collection of the National Gallery of Ancient Art in the Palazzo Barberini, Rome, Italy. Annotated "D Brucciani & Co London EC" and "325".

D Brucciani & Co

Plaster cast of section of architrave with vines and eagle in clipeus

  • PC/159
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lorenzo Ghiberti, 1452. Bronze. Gates of Paradise, Baptistry di San Giovanni, Florence, Italy. Currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy. In 2019, this item was conserved and now includes a central fragment, which was originally catalogued as a separate cast (PC/187).

Not available / given

Plaster cast of Saint George

  • PC/037
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

Original: Donatello, c1416. Was placed in a niche on the north wall of Orsanmichele, Florence, Italy. Original in Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy.

Plaster cast of Madonna of Bruges (Madonna and Child)

  • PC/041
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

Figure of Mary with the infant Jesus. Original: Michelangelo, 1501-1504. Original currently in the Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, Bruges, Belgium.

This item was damaged in the fire in the Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. It underwent conservation and consolidation work in 2016.

Plaster cast of Sarcophagus of Giustina

  • PC/036A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Attributed to Gregorio di Allegretto, 1476. Marble. Church of Santa Giustina, Padua, Italy. On the front of the sarcophagus the body of the saint is carved in relief, lying on a bier and covered with a cloth. At the ends are reliefs of angels swinging censers. Annotated "182B Brucciani & Co, London".

D Brucciani & Co

Plaster cast of Sarcophagus of Giustina

  • PC/036B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Attributed to Gregorio di Allegretto, 1476. Marble. Church of Santa Giustina, Padua, Italy. On the front of the sarcophagus the body of the saint is carved in relief, lying on a bier and covered with a cloth. At the ends are reliefs of angels swinging censers. Annotated "182A Brucciani & Co, London".

D Brucciani & Co

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