Ancient Stained and Painted Glass

Ancient Stained and Painted Glass

by F. Sydney Eden


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Ancient Stained and Painted Glass by F. Sydney Eden

First published in 1933, as the second edition of a 1913 original, this book was written to provide the general reader with a guide to surviving English stained and painted glass from before 1714. The text begins with Norman and Early English styles before moving chronologically through various periods to the beginning of the eighteenth century. The connections between glass-painting and other arts ancillary to architecture are also touched upon, with special reference to their common objects and use. Numerous illustrative figures are included throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in stained glass and art history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107402096
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/13/2013
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaces; List of illustrations; 1. Introductory; 2. Norman and early English styles; 3. Decorated style; 4. Perpendicular style; 5. Renaissance; 6. The 17th century and after; 7. Heraldry in glass; 8. Last words; Aids to further study; Appendix. Foreign influences on native English glass-painting in the late 15th and 16th centuries; Index.

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