Jane Gray (b.1931)

Gilmour Coat of Arms, Stained Glass Window Design



38.5 x 32.5 cm

Signed verso

The Gilmours are part of clan Morrison of the Isle of Lewis, and the first documented bearer of this surname was Richard Gilemore, who was recorded in the Feet of Fines of Huntindonshire in 1228 AD. The family mottoes include, as Gray uses here, Perseveranti dabitur, meaning ‘It will be given to the persevering’.

Provenance: the artist’s studio sale.

Condition: very good.

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