Name: Theologia, Queen of All Learning (detail)
Author: Henry Holiday, London, England
Created: c. 1893
Description: In the centre is Theologia, the mythical Queen of all Learning. Surrounding Theologia is a circle of eleven feminine figures, representing classical learning and Christian virtues. The outer ring is a decorative border of putti (cherubs), with a water motif.
Henry Holiday (1839-1927) was an important Pre-Raphaelite artist and a leading maker of stained glass. He worked with Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris at the famous Morris & Co. in London. After leaving Morris & Co. in 1891, Holiday established his own glassworks in Hampstead.
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