The Coronation of the Virgin by Harry Clarke

A triple stained glass window which depicts the Virgin being crowned by God the Son as a central figure.


308.5 x 204.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£33,000 ( Total: £132,000)
Acquired in:
British Province of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

She is clothed in an emerald robe and a vibrant ultramarine blue cloak, and is surrounded by a shimmering cloud. Above the Virgin are SS John and Luke and God the Father, with angels in adoration.


Commissioned in 1922 by the current vendors, installed in their chapel in Dowanhill, Glasgow in 1923; removed in 1981 and installed temporarily in main hall of St. Andrew's Teacher Training College, Beasden, Glasgow.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG 0141 276 9599

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