Stained glass: an illustrated history
A tribute to a unique art form provides the chronological history and development of stained glass work from the famous rose windows of Gothic cathedrals to the modern "fractured" creations of Tiffany.
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THE ORIGINS OF STAINED GLASS
THE SILVER STAIN REVOLUTION
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Abbey Annunciation architect architectural Art Nouveau Arts and Crafts Bauhaus Bourges Burne-Jones canopies Canterbury Canterbury Cathedral cartoons Cathedral chapel Chartres choir Christ Christopher Whall church of St Cistercian clerestory College coloured glass commissions decorative depicting donor earliest early east window effect England English Europe example executed fifteenth figures foliage fourteenth century France French German glass-painters glaziers glazing scheme Gothic Gothic Revival grisaille heraldic important influence Jesse Tree King Koenigsfelden large number late lead Left London ltalian ltaly medieval glass Middle Ages monumental Morris motifs Museum nave Oxford painted painter panels Paris Patrick Reyntiens patron pieces of glass preserved Right Roman Romanesque Rouen roundels Sainte-Chapelle saints scenes sculptural Siena Cathedral sixteenth sixteenth-century small number St Denis stained glass stained-glass artists Strasbourg studio style stylistic Suger surviving techniques Theophilus thirteenth century Tiffany tracery traditional transept twelfth century Virgin Mary Whall white glass William workshop York Minster