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Author Lee, Lawrence, 1909-2011, author

Title Stained glass / Lawrence Lee, George Seddon, Francis Stephens ; with photographs by Sonia Halliday and Laura Lushington
Published New York : Crown Publishers, 1976
New York : Crown Publishers, Inc., [1976]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  748.59 Lee/Sgl  AVAILABLE
Description 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 38 cm
Contents The world of stained glass / Lawrence Lee : The medium of glass ; Glass in the ancient world ; Beginnings of an art form ; The church and its planning ; The architectural challenge ; Painting with light ; Webs of stone ; The circle and the rose ; Sources of inspiration ; The Bible ; Sacred and profane ; Spirits of good and evil ; The language of symbols ; Saints and their emblems ; The family tree of Christ ; Faces of Christ ; Donors: self-perpetuation and piety ; A framework of glass ; The natural world ; The ancient tradition of heraldry ; The art of blazoning in glass ; Reflections of the times ; Architecture ; Details of daily life ; Fashions ; The changing art of portraiture ; Tributes in stained glass ; The art and the artist -- The history of stained glass / George Seddon : Eleventh and twelfth centuries: the cathedral age ; Thirteenth century: the age of gothic art ; Fourteenth century: the age of turmoil and innovation ; Fifteenth century: the age of transition ; Sixteenth century: the age of decline ; Seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the impoverished years ; Nineteenth century: the age of revival ; Twentieth century: the age of expanding horizons -- How a stained-glass window is made and restored / Francis Stephens
Summary "Illustrated guide to the world's best stained glass windows."
Notes Bibliography: p. 207
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 207) and index
Subject Glass painting and staining -- Pictorial works.
Glass painting and staining -- Conservation and restoration.
Glass painting and staining -- History.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Halliday, Sonia, photographer
Lushington, Laura, photographer
Seddon, George, 1927- author
Stephens, Francis, 1921- author
LC no. 76018928
ISBN 0517527286