The first modern study of the medium, this book considers stained glass in relation to architecture and other arts, and by examining contemporary documents, it throws valuable light on workshop organisation, prices and patronage.
Stained Glass in England During the Middle Ages Reviews
`... the author offers the first scholarly and comprehensive account of one of the leading medieval figurative arts, placing the medium firmly in its social, artistic and iconographic milieu. ... This is a feast of a book,' - Sarah Brown Ricardian X
`This is a magesterial work which ought to be very widely read.' - Burlington Magazine
'...we may conclude that this book will amply satisfy the need the author perceived for an "up-to-date survey of the subject" - Dr Malcolm Jones,Centre for English Cultural Tradition Sheffield University.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Donors, Technique, Iconography, Domestic Glass 1. Donors and Patrons 2. The Technique of Medieval Glass-painting and the Organisation of Workshops 3. The Iconography of English Medieval Windows 4. Domestic Glass Part 2. Chronological Survey 5. The Earliest English Stained Glass c.670-1170 6. Stained Glass c.1170-1250 7. The Decorated Style c.1250-1350 8. The International Style c.1350-1450 9. The End of the Middle Ages 10. The Dominance of the Foreign Glaziers 11. The Reformation and After
Stained Glass in England During the Middle Ages by Richard Marks
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